Evelyn Goodwin as Annie
Evelyn is delighted to be making her 6SP debut in Annie. She’s had the pleasure of playing Lago in Aladdin Jr. and Amaryllis in The Music Man Jr. at Spreckles, and has also been involved in other community theatre productions over the past four years. Evelyn is in the 7th grade and recently played Wendy in Peter Pan Jr. through her school’s drama club. She dreams of being a professional actress and singer.
Alina Kingwill Peterson as Annie
Alina is so excited to be performing in Annie. She has also previously performed as Small Alice in Alice in Wonderland, Jr; the Dragon in Shrek, Jr; Smee in Peter Pan, Jr; and Sebastian in the Little Mermaid, Jr.
Larry Williams as Daddy Warbucks
Larry is pleased to be back at 6th Street! He was last seen here as Malvolio in Illyria. Recent roles include Mal (Addams Family the Musical), Black Stache (Peter and the Starcatcher) and several roles in Baskerville a Sherlock Holmes Story. Some favorites include Clown 2 (The 39 Steps), Roger Debris (The Producers) and Mr. Potter (It’s a Wonderful Life). Larry has also written and directed several productions for Sonoma and Marin County theaters.
Daniela Innocenti Beem as Miss Hannigan
Daniela is thrilled to be back at 6SP, bringing Miss Hannigan to life in Annie. She was last seen here as Angela in Honky Tonk Angels. She is an award-winning Bay Area singer/actress with 100+ productions under her belt. She just took her final bow as Dolly Levi in Sonoma Arts Live’s Hello Dolly. She thanks her family for putting up with her crazy schedule and wishes her marvelous cast, “In Bocca Al Lupo!”
Morgan Harrington as Grace
Morgan is thrilled to return to 6SP after appearing in White Christmas! Recent local credits: Alice (Addams Family Musical), Moth (FairyWorlds!), Cecily Pigeon (The Odd Couple), and Pamina (The Magic Flute). International programs: the Banff Centre’s Opera as Theatre Program, and the iSING! International Young Artists Festival (China), including performances with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, and a concert in Beijing at the Great Hall of the People. www.morganharrington.com.
Jeff Cote as Rooster/Ensemble
Jeff appeared in several productions at 6SP, most recently as Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol, and Capt. Jeffrey Spaulding (aka Groucho) in Animal Crackers. Jeffrecently appeared at Spreckles Performing Arts Center in A Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time as Roger/Voice 2, and 1776 as John Adams. Jeff earned his MFA from Indiana U. and is married to Sonoma Academy Drama Instructor, Jenifer Coté.
Lydia Revelos as Lily St. Regis/Ensemble
Lydia last appeared at 6th Street in Stage Kiss & Animal Crackers and has since appeared in Spreckles’ The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time and Left Edge Theater’s Honky. Other recent favorites include Raven Players’ Rapture, Blister, Burn, Main Stage West’s From Both Hips & Roustabout ’s Betrayal. She holds an BFA from Ohio University. Thank you & love to friends and family for joining us at Annie!
Juliette Cote as Molly
Juliette is happy to return to the “Holiday Show” at 6SP. Two years ago she appeared in A Christmas Carol with Charles Seibert. She has also appeared in the 6th Street Youth Program as Young Nala in The Lion King Jr., and as Little Alice in Alice in Wonderland Jr. She also played Gracie Shin in the Spreckles Youth Program’s The Music Man Jr.
Grace Martin as Molly
Grace is excited to join the cast of Annie at 6th Street! Grace previously acted in The Wizard of Oz (Missoula Children’s Theatre) as well as several school plays. She performs with the Voena children’s choir and the Sebastopol Ballet. She also enjoys tap, violin, piano, creating art, reading, and swimming.
Grace Green as Pepper
Grace is proud to be part of the cast of Annie! Grace is a sixth grader at Sebastopol Waldorf Charter School. This is her fourth appearance at 6th Street, including The Heritage Project and Transition Town. Grace thanks her parents, sister and teachers, Brian Glenn Bryson and Ashley Radzat, for their endless support.
Katalina Motley as Pepper
Katalina has been acting for as long as she can remember. Currently in her fourth year of ArtQuest at Santa Rosa High, and has spent her summers in 6th Street Youth Summer musicals for six years. She designed and built the set for ArtQuest’s one act The Room, which won gold for production at the Lenaea theatre festival in 2018.
Nylah Hudgens as Tessie
Nylah is excited to be joining the cast of Annie. Her love for theater began at 6th Street, performing in productions of The Lion King and Alice in Wonderland. Her hobbies include writing, singing and dancing.
Erralyn June Mair as Tessie
Erralyn is thrilled to be making her professional debut in Annie at the age of nine. Performing since she was four years old, Erralyn has appeared in various musical theater productions in Sonoma County, and also as part of the Santa Rosa Children’s Chorus. She is grateful for her mom, dad, and her entire family for believing in her.
Madison Lewis as Duffy
Madison is thrilled to be returning to 6th Street where she recently performed in White Christmas. She has appeared at Broadway Under The Stars, Cinnabar Theater, and Spreckels Performing Arts Center. She recently played Ermengarde (Hello, Dolly!) at Sonoma Arts Live, and has performed with San Francisco CMT. Madison thanks everyone at 6th Street Playhouse for this wonderful experience.
Sammi Natalini as Duffy
Sammi is excited to return to her fourth production at 6SP. She acted in two seasons of Dicken’s A Christmas Carol and last year played Susan in Irving Berlin’s A White Christmas. Sammi has also participated in multiple apprentice shows as well as summer drama camp productions at 6th Street. She is currently in the eighth grade at Santa Rosa Middle School, where she also studies drama. She hopes you enjoy the show.
Nayla Makinano as Kate
Nayla is so excited to perform in Annie! She is 10 years old and has acted in 6SP’s summer youth productions since 2016. Her favorite role was the Cheshire Cat in Alice in Wonderland. Nayla thanks her family, friends, and fellow cast and crew for this experience.
Maggie Ward as Kate
Maggie is 10 years old and in the 5th grade. She is excited to be in her second show at 6th Street. Favorite roles include playing Molly (Annie) at Spreckels and Young Fiona (Shrek) at The Raven. Next summer she can be seen as part of the ensemble in Young Frankenstein at The Raven. She thanks her family and friends for their support.
Charlie Woods as July
Charlie, a 7th grader, was born and raised in Santa Rosa, and loves to sing, dance, and act. Performing is her passion, and Annie is her eighth production. She has played in Alice in Wonderland, Dorothy in The Wizard Of Oz and Timon in The Lion King. She is very excited to be in this production!
Clovelly Young as July
Clovelly has been in a variety of shows over the past 10 years. She is grateful to have worked with fabulous mentors including Trevor Hoffmann and Joseph Favolora. Every summer Clovelly is in the 6th Street summer youth musicals, except when she was recovering from spinal fusion surgery, and (although she intended to) her surgeon forbade it! This is her first professional production and she is honored to have this opportunity.
Steve Thorpe as FDR/Ensemble
Steve, involved in theater since 1975, has a BFA in acting from Stephens College. He worked professionally for ten years building and designing sets, lights and sound in DC. Locally he has had the privilege of playing Joe Keller in All My Sons, the invalid in The Imaginary Invalid, the tenor in Lend Me a Tenor, and eight different roles in On The Verge. Steve dedicates all his performances to his lovely Star.
Trevor Hoffmann as Burt Healy/Ensemble
Trevor is excited to be back at 6th Street, where previous roles include Cosmo Brown in Singin’ in the Rain, Robert the Bridegroom in Drowsy Chaperone, and Jerry in Full Monty. He appeared recently as Harold Hill in The Music Man at SRJC. Hoffmann has voiced characters for The Walking Dead video games, and his local stage-directing credits include Assassins and The Fantasticks, (Sonoma Arts Live). He thanks his family— in particular his wife and sweetheart, Brenna—for all their love and support.
Dwayne Stincelli as Drake/Ensemble
Dwayne was one of the founders of 6th Street Playhouse, having acted and directed with Actors Theater and Santa Rosa Players before they joined in 2005. Since then, he has appeared in 20 productions here, as well as with Spreckels, Cinnabar, Cloverdale, Novato and Main Stage West Theater Companies. Favorite roles include Buffalo Bill in Annie Get Your Gun, Cliff in 1940’s Radio Hour (both nominated for Bay Area Awards) and Father Dewis in Buried Child, among others.
Patrice Evans as Mrs. Pugh/Ensemble
Patrice is very happy to be back at 6th Street, in the classic family play Annie! She appeared in last year’s holiday production of White Christmas and is loving this show even more with the orphans and Sandy adding to the fun. Patrice has performed locally including in, most recently, A Shakespeare Cabaret and Speechless Shakespeare.
Cecilia Brenner as Ensemble
Cecilia is excited to be performing in her first play on the 6th Street stage. She has been acting for four years and her most recent roles have included the Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz, Charlie Cowell in The Music Man, and Prince John in Robin Hood: Naught in Nottingham. She hopes you enjoy the show.
Natalie Burton as Ensemble
Natalie is thrilled to be in her first production at 6th Street Playhouse! Natalie is 10 years old and has previously performed as Fiona in Shrek, Amaryllis in Music Man and Jemima in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
Michela Lauren Comfort as Ensemble
Michela has been singing, and vocally composing, since she could speak. Having spent several years with the Sebastopol Children’s Choir, she has enjoyed performing in groups and on various stages. A consummate artist, Michela is involved in both the performing and fine arts, and is involved in several programs for both disciplines at Hillcrest Middle School where she attends.
Ella Martin as Ensemble
Ella is thrilled to be making her acting debut with 6th Street Playhouse! Prior to Annie, Ella played Sibia in S.B.C.’s Roma Amor. Ella also performs with the Sebastopol Ballet and the VOENA children’s choir. She enjoys piano, violin, guitar, swimming and skiing.
Ruby Seidner as Ensemble
Ruby is thrilled to be a part of 6th Street’s production of Annie and grateful for the opportunity to work with Michael Fontaine, the cast, and crew. She is also involved in dancing, story-making and singing with her choir, Voena.
Lily Spangler as Ensemble
Lily is delighted to make her 6th Street Playhouse debut. At 13, Lily has played characters such as Young Terk (Tarzan, the Musical), Zaneeta Shinn (Music Man, Jr.), Audrey (As You Like It), Veruca Salt (Charlie…Factory) and more. Lily hopes to be in future productions at 6th Street—that is, if she ever escapes Miss Hannigan.
Grace Warden as Ensemble
Grace is 10 and has been involved in numerous productions around Sonoma County. Her diverse roles have included Winthrop in The Music Man, Rafiki in The Lion King, and Chef Louis in The Little Mermaid. She would like to thank God and her family, teachers, and coaches for all their love and support.
Peri Zoe Yildirim-Stanley as Ensemble
Peri Zoe has been a part of 6th Street for many years now and is so excited to be in Annie this season. She has played Miss Andrew in Mary Poppins, Nala in The Lion King, in Speechless Shakespeare at the Shakespeare Festival, and the co-writer and musical director of Transition Town. An avid musical theatre, fan and performer, Peri would love to make some sort of living out of it in the future.
Laura Millar as Ensemble
Laura is excited to make her debut at 6th Street Playhouse! She is a local actor and dramaturg, and a graduate of Sonoma State University. Recent productions include Much Ado About Nothing with Marin Shakespeare, and Beauty and the Beast with Mountain Play. This summer, she assisted with Fury Factory, a new play development festival hosted by Fool’s Fury.
Molly Bingham as Ensemble
Molly is thrilled to be back on stage with 6th Street Playhouse! Her favorite roles include Wilamina Barfee in the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Ensemble in White Christmas, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, and Ensemble in Faces We Show, Faces We Hide. Molly is so incredibly grateful for her family and friends for making her the person she is today.
Kitty Rutherford as Ensemble
Kitty has performed with theatre companies around the Bay Area, including Sonoma Arts Live, Mountain Play, Ross Valley Players, Woodminster and Marilyn Izdebski Productions. Previously, she spent 30 years in the travel business on cruises, group travel and tours. She says that travel is a great experience, and she has been fortunate to have seen a lot of the world.
Eric Yanez as Ensemble
Eric performed in his first play in June 2017 as an ensemble character in Anything Goes and enjoyed it so much he hasn’t looked back. This will be his sixth play in less than a year and a half, most recently playing Duke Solinus in The Comedy of Errors. Credits include: Neil and Juan Maria in Tamalko; Ensemble in Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge; and Theloneous, The Bishop, Papa Bear, The Dragon Puppeteer and the voice of Grumpy in Shrek the Musical.
Steve Zahniser as Ensemble
Steve has worked in different areas including performing several characters in A Christmas Carol, presenting showcases, playing Tin Man in ATC’s Wizard of Oz, and filming 13 Reasons Why for Netflix. He has discovered new insights into himself over eight acting courses and three years of singing, under renowned local directors.
Rachel Thurow as Ensemble
Rachel is thrilled to be a part of Annie alongside the very talented cast. She has performed her entire life but this is her first professional play with 6th Street. She has appeared in Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” and the upcoming “Tales of the City,” as well as having performed staged readings with her Authentic Acting classmates, and in live improv shows. She thanks Michael for giving her a chance and hopes the audience loves the show as much as she does.
Dale Camden as Ensemble
Dale is happy to be returning for another turn on the Playhouse stage. He previously appeared in 2015’s The Graduate (Mr. Robinson) and Buddy (Highpockets Duncan). He’s performed in numerous shows with Novato Theater Company, including The Odd Couple (Felix), Heaven Can Wait (Joe) and with The Ross Valley Players in The Price (Victor) and The 20th Century (Oscar-BATCC Nominated, Best Principal). Thanks to everyone at 6th St for this wonderful nurturing environment.
Asker as Sandy
Asker is excited to make her 6SP debut! She is a 2.5-year-old goldendoodle. She loves to hang out at Doggy Barber Pet Grooming, play fetch and play with her human babies. She hopes you welcome her as Annie’s beloved canine pal. Enjoy the show. Woof!
Haley as Sandy
Haley is thrilled to make her 6SP debut! She is an 8-year-old labradoodle. Haley loves a good treat, having her fluffy ears pet, and being called “so cute.” She is happy to play the role of Sandy and be a loveable friend to Annie. Enjoy the show. Ruff!