CAST & CREATIVE

Amanda Leigh Lupacchino

(Daniel Tiger)

Amanda Leigh Lupacchino is thrilled to be joining Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood! Some of her favorite theater credits include A Chorus Line, West Side Story, Memphis, Hairspray, Saturday Night Fever, Annie (tour), Angelina Ballerina Holiday (NYC and tour) and Grease. Proud alumni of The New School. Endless gratitude to the creative team, Holly, Karen, Lampiasi Talent Management, Downtown Dance Factory, friends and family for their continued support. Ugga Mugga! www.amandaleighlupacchino.com

BRANDON M. WEBER

(O The Owl)

BRANDON M. WEBER, a New Orleans native, recently graduated from The University of the Arts with a BFA in Musical Theatre. You’ve probably seen him in the world premiere musical The New World (Bucks County Playhouse), Off-Broadway in Owen & Mzee (Vital Theatre Company), one of the workshop productions of The Total Bent (The Public Theater/UArts), or Huzzah! (Williamstown Theatre Festival). Regional: Orpheus in the Berkshires (Williamstown Theatre Festival), Lost in the Meadow (People’s Light Theatre Company), How Green Was My Valley (Main Street Musicals), and Better Than Abnormal (Philly Young Playwrights). He is extremely grateful to work with such an outstanding creative team and cast.

CALEB SUMMERS

(Swing)

Caleb is a Texas native who attended West Texas A&M University where he studied musical theater and dance earning a Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre. He was a recipient of the 2017 National KCACTF award for Best Actor in a Musical and was also a company member of Texas’ Lone Star Ballet. Caleb has performed in TEXAS The Outdoor Musical Drama in the Palo Duro Canyon, in Cedar Point’s Bandstand USA, and afterwards performed for Crystal Cruise Lines. Caleb is recognized as an inspiring professional and is thrilled to join Daniel Tiger!

Candace Haynes

(Miss Elaina)

Candace Haynes is from Long Island, New York. In High School was president of the Feminist club and participated in Cheerleading and Drama. Candace has performed in productions of “Rodger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella”, “The Book of Mormon”, “Turning 15 On The Road to Freedom” and “Once on this Island”. Candace recently graduated from The American Musical Dramatic Academy in New York City. In her spare time she coaches a competition gymnastics team at The Wendy Hillard Gymnastics Foundation in Harlem New York. She is ecstatic to be a part of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! and is honored to help share the message of kindness to children across the country.

DREW TORKELSON

(Prince Wednesday)

Drew Torkelson is SO thrilled to be joining the cast of “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!” Other favorite credits include: Leonard in ImaginOcean, Buddy Tyrannosaurus in Jim Henson’s Dinosaur Train LIVE!, Linus in Charlie Brown, Xanadu, The Wedding Singer, The Berenstain Bears LIVE, High School Musical, and Camelot.

Emma Copp

(Katerina Kittycat)

Emma is twitterpated to twirl around the neighborhood with this grr-ific company! Off Broadway and National Tour credits include Angelina Ballerina, Pinkalicious, and Flight School. Tulsa native, Fordham alum. Endless gratitude to family, friends, and the legacy of Mr. Rogers.

LABHAOISE MAGEE

(Chrissie)

Labhaoise is a proud native of Derry, Ireland. She moved to New York in 2014 to study Theatre and Writing at Sarah Lawrence College. She has also studied at Cambridge University, England and Marlboro College, Vermont.

Based in Manhattan, Labhaoise is currently writing about her experience of having brain surgery in 2017, her senior year of college. Her goal is to become a greater advocate and ally for artists with invisible disabilities and brain traumas. Most recent credits: Dancing at Lughnasa (Rose), Everyman Theatre Baltimore, Macbeth (1st Witch), White Horse European Tour. She is thrilled to be joining Daniel Tiger!

Teresa Morrison

(Mom Tiger)

Teresa graduated from Montclair State University with a BFA in musical theater. She last performed in Scrooge No More as Mrs. Fezziwig at Busch Gardens:Williamsburg and spent a summer in Boothbay Harbor, Maine at the Carousel Music Theater. Some of her favorite credits include Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls and Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors. When not singing, you can see her telling jokes at various comedy clubs in NYC and doing some improv at UCB. Teresa is thrilled to be part of this amazing cast, traveling around the country, and singing about kindness!

Veronica Marie Kelly

(Swing)

Veronica is so grateful for the chance to spread the importance of kindness to children and their families across the country with the Daniel Tiger Team! She graduated from NYU Tisch, training at Atlantic Acting School and New Studio on Broadway. She recently co-wrote and starred in her first original play, Pizza & Whine, with performances in NYC and Hollywood. Her favorite past roles include, Jo March in Little Women and Eponine in Les Miserables. Thank you to the Daniel Tiger family for your hard work! Love to my family, Mom, Dad, Emery and Jesse!

Geppetto Studios, Inc.

(Puppet Designer)

 

Daniel Lundberg

(Sound Designer)

 

 Wojcik | Seay Casting

(Casting Director)

 

 Shannon O’Donnell

(Wardrobe Supervisor)

 

Kat Norton

(Stage Manager)

 

 Benjamin Rowan

(Associate Director/Choreographer)

 

Natalie Herman

(Associate Producer) 

 

Natalie Malotke

(Director/Choreographer)

David Miller

(Scenic Designer)

 

Isabel Rubio

(Costume Designer)

 

 Tom Helm

(Music Director)

 

 Sergey Borissov

(Master Carpenter)

 

Max Kaufman

(Company Manager)

 

 Paige Selene Luke

(Production Manager)

 

Jenn Rapp

(Original Direction & Choreography)

 

Nathan Crosby

(Originating Prop Designer)

John E. D. Bass

(Lighting Designer)

 

Casey Schwartz

(Prop Master)

 

Justin Levy

(Marketing & Publicity)

 

Monique Cuyler

(Master Electrition/TD)

 

Natalie Mayo

(Audio Engineer)

 

Samantha McIntyre

(Assist. Production Manager)

 

Sara Friedman

(General Manager)

 

Ryan Amstad

(Producer)

Mills Entertainment

(Producer)

The leading producer and promoter of branded live entertainment in the United States. Mills brings a wide variety of entertainment to live audiences, from top stars of television and film, to children’s theatricals, and beyond.

Select Current Tours: Mel Brooks Back in the Saddle Again!, TLC’s Long Island Medium Theresa Caputo: The Live Experience, John Cleese, Jungle Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live, Cesar Millan Live, and Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood from ‘Whose Line is it Anyway?”