A Place in the Sun
A Place in the SunBy Jason Cannon, Richard Hopkins, and Sarah Durham
Arrangements by Scott Michaelsen and Jim Prosser
Experience the songbook of musical pioneer, Stevie Wonder. With a catalogue spanning six decades and multiple musical genres, Stevie’s artistic contributions have earned him the status of the most-awarded solo artist of all time. A Place in the Sun celebrates his legendary impact, with such timeless hits as “I Just Called to Say I Love You,” “Superstition,” and “Isn’t She Lovely?”
Chris Anthony Giles
CHRIS ANTHONY GILES is very excited to be working at FST again and to be a part of this wonderful production. He was last seen in FST’s production of The Wonder Years (2019). He has performed Off-Broadway in the original production of Forbidden Broadway’s Spamilton (Available on iTunes), on various tours, and at regional theatres across the country.
MARCUS JAMES Passion for music led Marcus from teaching himself the drums as a child to attending the Berklee College of Music, where he’s toured the USA several times and even Europe with his Pop punk band, Super Prime. Primarily influenced by rock, this multi-genre drummer has performed in Jazz ensembles, gospel bands, metal bands, and is currently playing around the area for various known and up-and-coming artists.
MADALYN MCHUGH (Guitar/Vocals) Based in NYC, actor/musician and singer-songwriter Madalyn McHugh is thrilled to return to Florida Studio Theatre. She was most recently seen in Friends in Low Places at FST. Since 2019, McHugh has played 400 cabaret performances across the country with music including Carole King, Billy Joel, Dolly Parton, and more. McHugh’s repertoire spans Musical Theatre, Opera, Pop, Country, Folk and Contemporary Christian. McHugh co-created the pop band McHugh Girl with original music streaming on all platforms. For music updates, follow @maddie_mcq and @mchughgirlmusic on Instagram.
JOSHUA PYRAM is a classically trained actor, singer/songwriter, dancer, and proud Brooklynite. Learning Musical Theatre at Howard University, he went to further study Cultural & Linguistic Anthropology at Brooklyn College. Credits include Unbalanced Mind! (AMT Theatre NYC), Strange (Bayou Theatre Co.), and Sarafina! (Howard University). His most recent works include joining the cast of MTV’s Wild N’ Out and performing with names such as Nick Cannon and Kevin Hart. Follow him @joshpyram on Instagram to learn more.
BEN SENNEFF couldn’t be happier to be making his FST Debut in A Place In The Sun! Some of his favorite credits include Smudge in Forever Plaid and Moritz in Spring Awakening. Ben is a recent graduate of Baldwin Wallace University with a Bachelor of Music in Music Theater. When he’s off stage, you’ll most likely find him sitting at a piano playing and singing standards in the style of Frank Sinatra.
Director | Catherine Randazzo
Music Director | Darren Server
Scenic Designer | Alex E. Price
Costume Designer | Mari Taylor Floyd
Lighting Designer | Andrew Gray
Sound Designer | Thom Korp
Sound and Light Board Operator | Emilia Ciotti Hernández
There are plenty of parking options available when you visit FST, including two adjacent parking lots and three nearby parking garages, plus on-street parking.
Complete your theatre-going experience. Dine with us! Cabaret attendees are invited to dine with us in the theatre beginning one hour before showtime. Reservations are not required.