Hula Hoop Sha-BoopBy Larry Deckel and John Leicht; Musical Arrangements by John Tanner
A delightful stroll back to the fabulous 50s, Hula Hoop Sha-Boop takes us back to the age of innocence.
Musical vignettes and comedic stories recount the days of poodle skirts and soda fountains. This sock-hopping tribute features over a decade of favorites including ‘Yakety Yak,’ ‘Stay,’ ‘The Twist,’ ‘It’s My Party,’ ‘Peggy Sue’ and many more!
KERRI BRACKIN National tour: Hairspray (Amber/Penny US) with Vedra Chandler. Favorite roles include Sally in YAGM Charlie Brown, Ado Annie in Oklahoma, June in Gypsy. Regional shows include The Goodbye Girl (Lucy), Annie (Annie), The Secret Garden, and Evita. Kerri received a BA from the University of Oklahoma, attended OU Law School, and just graduated from PACE University with a master’s degree in psychology. Kerri is delighted to be Hula Hooping at FST!
ERIC COLLINS Off Broadway: Mole in The Wind In The Willows (The New Victory Theater) Other NYC Credits: Believe (York Theater) Millenium Man (Theater Row Theater) Regional: Karl in Bookends (New Jersey Rep) Fishwrap (Adirondack Theater Festival) Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors (Meadow Brooke Theater) Jacques Brel (Syracuse Stage) Sweeney Todd (Pennsylvania Centre Stage) Tommy in The Who’s Tommy (Cherry Country Playhouse) Doody in Grease (Cherry Country Playhouse). BFA Musical Theater Syracuse University. Eric is happy to be making his FST debut!
ALLISON COUTURE is thrilled to be making her Florida Studio Theatre debut. Recent regional credits include Patty Simcox in Grease (Westchester Broadway Theater), Gloria in Thoroughly Modern Millie (Cape Playhouse), and Connie in 1940’s Radio Hour (Arvada Center). Other favorites include performances at Paper Mill Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera House, and at sea with Disney Cruise Lines. Allie also works as a youth theater and dance instructor with organizations across the country. Proud Actor’s Equity member.
STEPHEN HORST Broadway: The Phantom of the Opera (Piangi u/s), Chess in Concert (w/ Josh Groban). National tour: Whistle Down the Wind. Off Broadway/regional: The Gondoliers (City Center), Phantom (w/ Jarrod Emick), Les Miserables (Enjolras), Miss Saigon (John), Saving Aimee (w/ Carolee Carmello), Hair, The Wild Party (Burrs), She Loves Me (Georg). BMT from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Proud member of AEA, AFTRA, and SAG. Also a singer-songwriter and voice teacher: www.TapIntoYourArtistry.com
Director & Choreographer | Bill Castellino
Music Director | Vince diMura
Costume & Scenic Designer | Marcella Beckwith
Lighting Designer | Colleen Jennings
Sound Designer | Eric Stahlhammer
Stage Manager | Emily C. Hayes