|ALEXANDRA BRADLEY (u/s Gretl/Marta) Alexandra is thrilled to join the cast of The Sound of Music. Credits/Off-Broadway: High School Musical (Kratnoff); Legally Blonde (Pilar), Dance Divas World Premiere (Kendra); Show and Tell U.S. Premiere (Harriett); Annie (Molly). Special thanks to NETworks Tours, Matt Lenz, Theresa Pittius, David JV Meenan, Karen Lampiasi, Kerri Krilla and family.|
|KIERAN BROWN (u/s Friedrich, u/s Kurt) Kieran is a 5th grader and lives on Long Island, NY and is so excited to be making his National Tour debut wiht The Sound of Music! Recent Credits: Elf (u/s Michael Hobbs, Featured Ensemble), Fun Home (John), Gypsy (Newsboy). Thank you to Cristina Hall, Kurt Domoney, Mallory Levy, Robin Paola, and to all of my family for helping me experience this amazing opportunity.|
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|ETHAN DOUGLAS CUTILLO (Kurt) Ethan, from Clarks Summit, PA, is thrilled to make his national tour debut with The Sound of Music. Regional credits include: Rags, the Musical (David), Mary Poppins (ensemble). He gives thanks to Danny Marx and Colin Holmes for starting him on the path to this great opportunity. Much love and thanks to all his family, especially to Mom, Dad, and his sister Carolyn for all their help and support.|
|EMMA O’KANE (u/s Louisa) Bio coming soon!|
|RILEY O’KANE (Marta, u/s Brigitta) Riley is a 4th grader at Green Meadow Elementary School (East Greenbush, NY) and is thrilled to be making her debut National Tour. Recent credits: Annie (orphan) Mac-Haydn Theater, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka (Oompa Loompa/Candy Girl), Peter Pan (Tinkerbell). Special Riley hugs to all who inspire her: Emma, Lisa, Charles, The Mac-Haydn Family, Andrew, Mom, Dad.|
|JENNA SEASHOLTZ (Louisa) Jenna is thrilled to make her national tour debut in The Sound of Music! Credits: Walnut Street Theatre: Annie (Annie) and Wizard of Oz (Munchkin) Regional: Gypsy (Baby June) Street Scene (Mary Hildebrand) White Christmas (Susan Waverly) SOM (Gretl). Thanks to God, Stewart/Whitley, the entire SOM team that makes this amazing production possible, Naomi Kolstein Bohemia, Michelle Thompson BMG, Kathy Johnston Danceworks, Jacqueline Ballarin JMB Studios. Love to my family and friends! @jennaseasholtz
|EMILY STRUGATSKY (Brigitta, u/s Louisa) A 10-year-old from Brooklyn, NY, is honored to make her Tour debut. Stage credits: People’s Garden and Junie B. Jones with Pixie Dust Theater, Annie Jr. with Kidz Theater. Emily would love to thank her entire team of coaches who have helped her live her dream and for pushing her to the next level. Special thanks you to her Manager Mallory Levi and to her family for their unconditional love and support. Instagram: Emily.Strugatsky; emilystrugatsky.com.
|QUINN TITCOMB (Gretl) Quinn, age 6 from South Florida, is thrilled to be joining the cast of The Sound of Music! Credits: Waitress (Lulu), Broadway National Tour. Quinn enjoys swimming, learning and playing with her friends. Thanks to Connecting Talent Company and Carson-Adler Agency for believing in her. Big hugs to her parents, family, friends and teachers.|
|EDWARD TURNER (Friedrich) Edward is thrilled to join the cast. National Tour: A Christmas Story The Musical (Ralphie). Regional: Mary Poppins (Michael Banks), Beat Bugs (Jay), Oliver! (Orphan). Semifinalist, Hal Leonard Children’s Musical Theatre Competition. Thanks to NETworks, Matt, Christine, Bercy Talent, Amelia, Danny, his 6th grade pals, brothers, Mom and Dad. @edwardbturner|
The Joyous Living – 02/01/2019
“…scene stealer Emily Strugatsky as Brigitta…”
BroadwayWorld Kansas City – 01/16/2019
“The children, played by…Edward Turner, Jenna Seasholtz, Ethan Douglas Cutillo, Emily Strugatsky, Riley O’Kane, and Quinn Eden Titcomb, combine into a glorious chorus while adding moments of comedy relief throughout the production.”
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VINCENT CROCILLA (Les alt.) is 9 years old and lives in Southern New Jersey. He is thrilled to be joining this amazing production and to be a part of the national touring cast of Newsies. He has been performing in the theater since the age of 5 and his regional credits include: Les Misérables (Gavroche), South Pacific (Jerome), Inherit the Wind (Timmy) and The Music Man (Winthrop). Vincent would like to thank his parents and brother Gianluca, Carson Adler Agency, Mona Greenberg, Director Jeff Calhoun and the entire creative team for this opportunity.
ANTHONY ROSENTHAL (Les alt.) Anthony has wanted to be a Newsie since seeing the original cast on Broadway two years ago. He is currently a resident of Seattle, where he started his training at PNB in Seattle, and was in “Swan Lake”. He's was in the 5th Avenue Theatre’s production of “Oliver!”, and productions with Book-it Repertory and Village KidStage.
BEN COOK (Ensemble) Broadway: Billy Elliot, Ragtime. National tour: Billy Elliot. Regional: The Kennedy Center, Folger Shakespeare, Ford’s Theatre. TV: "30 Rock", "Veep", "House of Cards" (season 3). Thanks to my family, MSA, CESD, Linda Townsend.
Vegas 411 - 03/18/15
“But it was 9-year-old Vincent Crocilla who stole the show opening night."
Out And About Magazine - 03/04/15
“...Anthony Rosenthal – a terrific little pro – who alternates with Vincent Crocilla..."
Theatre World Internet Magazine - 02/28/15
“Audience favorite was nine-year-old Anthony Rosenthal (alternating with Vincent Crocilla) as Davey’s younger brother steals a few scenes."
Marin Scope - 02/26/15
“This motley crew joins a huge ensemble of backward-flipping and forward-spinning athletes, including ...Benjamin Cook...How they can sing and simultaneously do handsprings is beyond my comprehension."
BWW San Francisco - 02/21/15
“...[Anthony] Rosenthal was adorably fierce and very funny. As the youngest cast member, he more than held his own."
Talkin' Broadway - 02/21/15
“Anthony Rosenthal, alternating with Vincent Crocilla, is a charmer playing 9-year-old Les."
SF Gate - 02/19/15
“...and the thoroughly delightful, precociously talented Anthony Rosenthal alternating in the role of Davey’s feisty little brother Les."
Miami Herald - 02/04/15
“You have cute kids (particularly Anthony Rosenthal, who alternates with Vincent Crocilla as Les, the littlest newsboy..."
Camp Broadway - 02/02/15
“Nine year-old Vincent Crocilla was playing Les at this particular Matinee (he alternates with Anthony Rosenthal) and was a crowd favorite! This adorable little newsboy captured the hearts of the audience as soon as he threw out the famous “Les Puppy Dog Face”."
BWW Orlando - 01/29/15
“...Vincent Crocilla as his little brother Les...all add important layers to the newsboys. Crocilla is a comedic highlight..."
Show Biz N Flo - 01/28/15
“...standout moves by Ben Cook..."
The Charlotte Weekly - 01/09/15
“...Les (played by the scene-stealing Anthony Rosenthal, in the performance reviewed)..."
Around the Town Chicago - 12/18/14
“This is, however, an ensemble show where the dancers and the work they do under the direction (Jeff Calhoun) and the wonderful choreography (Christopher Gattelli) is mind- blowing. It is hard to believe that they can do so much and still sing and say their lines."
Chicago Theater Beat - 12/18/14
“Of the newsies, standouts include Jeff Heimbrock as Brooklyn leader Spot Conlon and Ben Cook as Race – the latter’s dance and gymnastics skills and unparalleled charisma are equally dazzling."
Talkin' Broadway - 12/18/14
“...his kid brother Les (the charming Vincent Crocilla, alternating with Anthony Rosenthal)..."
BroadwayWorld Baltimore - 12/04/14
“Vincent Crocilla (Saturday & Sunday matinee) performs the requisite Little Fella role with precisely the right amount of adorability to make the kid lovable rather than cloying and not a hint of stiffness or SuperFake StageKid Syndrome."
Louisville.com - 11/19/14
“The real star of the show is Davey’s little brother Les played by Vincent Crocilla. This youngster has better comedic timing and delivery than many A-list actors. He was definitely an audience favorite and had the crowd in an uproar of laughter at every turn."
Courier News - 11/19/14
“Crocilla portrays Les with a completely adorable and spunky demeanor that rings with authenticity."
Talkin' Broadway - 11/14/14
“On the night I saw the show, Anthony Rosenthal played Les. He has as much energy, dancing skills and singing ability as his older and more experienced cast mates. Rosenthal brings a world of charm to the stage when he performs four times in a week."
AXS.com - 11/06/14
“Standouts were Anthony Rosenthal as Les who was precocious without being a pain."
Broad Street Review - 11/06/14
“The other scene stealer is Davey’s younger brother, Les, played on opening night by Vincent Crocilla, (who alternated with Anthony Rosenthal in the role). His stage presence and singing voice filled the vast space of the Academy."
Morning Journal - 11/06/14
“...and his spunkier younger sibling, Les (portrayed Nov. 5 by Vincent Crocilla, who shares the role with Anthony Rosenthal), who gets many of the show’s best lines"
DelCoNewsNetwork - 10/31/14
“Other standouts in the top-notch cast are Zachary Sayle as “Crutchie,” Steve Blanchard as “Joseph Pulitzer” and Vincent Crocilla, 9, of Vineland, N.J. as Les."
NewsWorks.org - 10/31/14
“and at Wednesday's performance I saw a startlingly talented little guy named Vincent Crocilla in the role of the youngest newsie, played by Anthony Rosenthal in alternating performances"
Philly Network - 10/31/14
“and featuring an extraordinary nine-year-old New Jersey actor, Vincent Crocilla"
Concordy - 10/23/14