The Cape Symphony is pleased to welcome these rising stars from the Boston Conservatory at Berklee Musical Theatre program for The Very Best of Rodgers & Hammerstein.

Meet the cast – clockwise starting in the upper left of the photo above:

Caitlin Rose
A recent graduate, Caitlin appeared in numerous BoCo productions including Cabaret, The Cradle will Rock, and Hair. She’s also performed at the Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma in A Christmas Carol, Big River, and Bye Bye Birdie. Caitlin would like to thank Michelle, Peter and everyone at the Cape Symphony for this wonderful opportunity!

Emma Heistand
Emma recently appeared as Maggie in A Chorus Line at BoCo, and had her Broadway debut in 2017, performing in the Jimmy Awards competition hosted by the Broadway League Foundation. She thanks Peter, Michelle, her peers, and the Cape Symphony for this incredible opportunity, as well as her loving family for their constant support and love.

Michael Gaudio
An Equity Membership Candidate, actor/singer Michael just completed his M.F.A. in Musical Theatre. His regional theatre credits include Spamalot (The Barnstormers Theatre), Fiddler on the Roof (Patrick Dorow Productions), Guys and Dolls, Beauty and the Beast, Pippin (Woodstock Playhouse), Cats (BroadHollow Theatre), and The Pajama Game (Theatre Three).

Rachel Wirtz
Rachel just graduated and has loved every second of her musical theater training. Over the years, she has enjoyed playing various roles such as Hannah in Allegiance at Speakeasy Stage Co, Mia/Oberon in The Donkey Show, and Eponine in Les Miserables. She thanks her friends, family, and teachers for all the love and support.

Zachary Mendola
Zachary starred as Zach in A Chorus Line and as Quasimodo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, both BoCo productions. Alongside performing, Zachary enjoys composition and studying piano. All the love to his family back home in Pittsburgh!

Thomas Purvis
Thomas has appeared in the BoCo productions of Carousel and The Cradle Will Rock. He would like to thank the cast, Michelle, Peter, and his amazing family and friends for always supporting him through his journey.

Mickey White
Mickey starred as Pippin in Pippin at the Woodstock Playhouse; in Newsies as Jack Kelly at the Interlakes Theatre; and as Melchior in Norwell Theatre’s production of Spring Awakening. Special thanks to Peter and Michelle for this incredible opportunity and my Mom, Dad, Rylee and Raegan for their love and support!

Taylor Beckmann
Taylor made her professional debut at the Seacoast Repertory Theatre in Portsmouth, NH in The Who’s Tommy and Rocky Horror Picture Show. Past mainstage credits at BoCo include Bernstein’s Mass as well as this past spring’s production of Cabaret.

Join us for The Very Best of Rodgers & Hammerstein on June 8 and 9 to see these talented young people perform the greatest hits of the Broadway musical theatre with the Cape Symphony.


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