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  • Director/Choreographer Juson Williams
  • Musical Director Benjamin Stayner
  • Production Stage Manager Ellen Parker

ABOUT THE SHOW

PHOTOS

CAST

Kyle Jack (Owen) was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He graduated with an MBA from Grand Canyon University. Some of his favorite credits include Rubble in Paw Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure, Hud: Hair the musical, The Cowardly Lion: The Wizard of Oz Enlightened Theatrics (Won BroadwayWorld.com award for Best Featured Actor), Owen: Owen and Mzee (Vital Theater) and Snoopy: Plaza Theatrics. He wants to thank his family and friends for their support. He is represented by Tsu Tsu Straton at Tsu Tsu Unlimited.

Emmanuel Milfort (Mzee)

Dewight Braxton Jr. (Papa Hippo, Giraffe and Others)

Kathleen Hall (Mama Hippo, Birds, Monkey, Eagle)

CREATIVES

Juson Williams (Director/Choreographer) A Graduate of Boston Conservatory, Juson Williams is a 4 time Audelco Award Winner for his helming of BLACK MAN RISING and FLAMBEAUX. He is also, a Midtown International Theatre Festival Award Winner for RESURGENTS. Some New York Credits include The Color Purple, Scottsboro Boys, The Music Man, The Wiz starring ASHANTI and LACHANZE, Smokey Joes Cafe, MEMPHIS, Jesus Christ Superstar, Stormy Weather starring Leslie Uggams, Fortress Of Solitude, It Aint Nothin But The Blues 10 Seconds of My Fame, Five Guys Named MOE, and Moms Mabley starring Clarice Taylor!Jusons Directing/Choreography has taken him around the globe, with CATS, CINDERELLA, WILD WOMEN OF PLANET WONGO, WAKING KYA, and THE LION KING. In pop culture, He has worked with some of the biggest and brightest stars in the world including: Gladys Knight, The Pentatonix, Jordan Smith, Kathy Sledge, Sam Smith, Nile Rodgers, Norm Lewis, Tischina Arnold, Shania Twain, SIA, Sarah McLaughlin, Donna Vivino, Nicole Henry, The late great DMX, and Mariah Carey. He is the proud Executive and Artistic Director of the famed group, JWs Inspirational Singers of NYC, who appeared on season 16, of Americas Got Talent!

Benjamin Stayner (Musical Director) is a conductor, music director, vocal coach, composer, pianist, and cellist. Most recently, he was the music director/pianist for the world premiere production of What a Wonderful World at Timber Lake Playhouse. Previously, he was the music director of David Shannons Irelands Greatest Showman tour this fall and at Jeans Playhouse this past summer. Other favorite MD/AMD credits include She Loves Me, Pippin, and Songs for a New World (Ithaca College). He has composed both electronic and acoustic music for She Kills Monsters (All in Theatrics) and other various plays and dance pieces. Benjamin earned a MM in Conducting (Opera/Musical Theatre) from Ithaca College and a BM in Music Theory from The Hartt School. benjaminstayner.com

Ellen Parker (Production Stage Manager) (she/her) is so excited to have joined Vital Theatre Company, Inc. as Company and Production Manager. She discovered her love for stagecraft at a young age and is passionate about making theatre accessible to young audiences. She believes in the power of art to change lives. What's next

ON TOUR

 
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