I am elated and honored to share that I am joining the legendary band Ruby Shooz!!
A special thank you to my soul-sister and super talent
Teena Pallini Guarnere
for envisioning me here and encouraging me to audition (I get to sing with you lots now!!!) along with band leader / entertainer extraordinairre Jamie Cosco
and the rest of the AMAZING guys for offering me this opportunity. I can’t wait to rock n’ roll with all of you when we are allowed to again!!! Heart. Full. ❤️🎶👠🎤👠🎶
Ruby Shooz is proud to announce our 2021 line up of excellent musicians and performers ! We welcome Rick Daloia, Eric Ferreri, and Janine Mercandetti to our musical family.
We also wish Christopher Baerman and Frank Herkimer all the best with their future endeavors.
Don't miss our 1st appearance for The Mount Morris Rotary on Saturday, April 24th 2021 at The Genesee River Restaurant and Convention Center!
Info on Stars and the Moon:
⭐️This concert will be pre-recorded.
🌙Your ticket will purchase you access to view the show online at your convenience anytime between December 5-20.
✨Full details in the photo. Hit me up if you have any questions!
It's been a hot minute, huh? I wanted to drop a quick note here to share a couple of fun upcoming gigs.
My partner in musical theatre crime, Carl Del Buono, and I are putting together a show for the JCC that features the music of Jason Robert Brown. Stars and the Moon will be filmed and produced for viewing being December 5th.
My dear friend and soul-sister Teena and I have started a singing duo and we have booked our first public gig on Saturday, January 23rd at 6:30pm at Kainos Restaurant! More details on this and other dates as it evolves!
I hope you are staying sane and healthy in this twilight zone time. More soon!
I’m so honored to honor Herb and to be directing and choreographing this show! Staying positive and hopeful that our theatres will be open to make this happen!
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
Music by Alan Menken, Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Based on the film by Roger Corman,
Screenplay by Charles Griffith
May 8-23, 2021
Directed and Choreographed by Janine Mercandetti
Musical Direction by Andy Pratt
Look out! Little Shop of Horrors is here to devour the hearts of theatre goers in an epic revival production. Artistic Director Ralph Meranto made his JCC debut as Seymour Krelborn in 1987 with then Artistic Director Herb Katz as Mr. Mushnik. This time, Ralph steps into the role of Mr. Mushnik and JCC’s own Marc Cataldi and Eva Mancarella star as Seymour and Audrey.
Presented in Memory of Herb Katz.
It's been an incredible, exhausting, wonderful, and emotional journey to opening night of Next To Normal! I couldn't be prouder of the show we are sharing with our audiences! We opened to a sold out weekend and the whole run is also selling out!
You can read snippets of the reviews here.
Promotional video here.
Get your tickets for the show here.
Check out the amazing production photos from Ron Heerkens Jr. / Goat Factory Media below. (Video also from Ron Heerkens Jr.)
Thank you so much to everyone who came out to see RAISE YOUR GLASS! It was a joy to perform this one! I just love closing out the year onstage! A special thank you to Julie Petit for her never-ending love and support of our show and of me. I adore you, Julie!
After every show of Raise Your Glass I have had a ton of people ask me where my custom made jumpsuit came from SO ... I want to shout from the rooftops how much I LOVED working with Luci & Dona right here in town! They are incredibly talented designers and kind humans. We are so lucky to have such talent at our fingertips! They took my idea, made it better, and let me work with them to pick out everything from start to finish. Straight up - if you need a custom look for anything they are not only at the top of their craft they are so reasonably priced! You will love working with them.