Meet the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar!
Rahim Glaspy is native New Orleanian, who couldn't be more excited to be apart of the cast of JCS. Rahim has been acting and singing since the age of 5. His latest roles include James "Thunder" Early in Dreamgirls, The Wizard in The Wiz, and Bale (King) Baroka in The Lion and The Jewel. When Rahim is not on stage he is a Full-time student at Dillard University. Rahim plans to change the world by spreading his message of peace through his music. For he feels the only way to change someone's heart is to change the message the Heart receives.
Maggie WIndler, from St. Louis, Missouri, is thrilled to be a part of the JCS cast. After graduating from Tulane University in 2011, Maggie moved to New York to pursue a career in music and performance. Shortly after her move she took a position in London with Universal Music as the vocalist for a classical girl band called The Masques. Maggie has since moved back to New Orleans to take part in the exciting growth of the city’s artistic scene. Locally Maggie has performed on Tulane Summer Lyric’s stage as Cosette in Les Mis, Anne Egerman in A Little Night Music, and Cinderella in Into the Woods. This is Maggie’s first time on the Le Petit stage and she couldn’t be more excited!
Sean Richmond, a native of Metairie, LA, is thrilled to be back on the Le Petit Theatre stage! Sean is a fitness professional at GymMatrix, New Orleans and also a proud member of Actors Equity Association. Some of Sean's national credits include Keno in the US National Tour of The Full Monty, a role he reprised for the Le Petit Theatre's production of The Full Monty. Some of Sean's recent credits include Rocky in the Rocky Horror Show at the Jubilee Theatre and Tulane Summer Lyric's Les Miserables. Sean would like to thank his family and beautiful fiancé, Janet for their continued love and support in pursuing his passion for the stage.
Cavan (Annas), a recent transplant from Brooklyn, is happy to make his Le Petit debut. His most recent performances include Flanagan’s Wake (Off-Broadway), The Naughty List (The Elm), HOUND (Planet Connections), and solo performances in Chicago and New York. Cavan's plays have been performed at You Don't Know the Half of It, Strawdog Theatre, Donny’s Skybox, The Artistic Home, and The CRY HAVOC Company, where he is a Resident Artist. As writer/director for the Windy City Players, his productions have received over 12,000 performances in elementary schools across the country. He is currently pursuing an MFA in playwriting at The University of New Orleans.
Nicholas Stephens moved to the wonderful city of New Orleans from St. Louis MO and is pleased to be in Jesus Christ Superstar. Stephens has a BFA in Theatre and Performance from Missouri State University. He has performed several shows such as The Beaux Stratagem as Tomas Aimwell, The Laramie Project as Aaron Kreifels, The Great Outdoor Drama TECUMSEH. He has also performed at the Children’s Theater of Charlotte (NC) as Glaston, The Reluctant Dragon. He has debuted in two new plays in St. Louis, Open Sundays, as Evan and the “Predicament,” as O’Bryan. He recently had his first debut at Le Petit Theater in “Peter and the Starcatcher” as Peter. Stephens would like to give special thanks to his Aunt and Uncle for all the support they give him. He sends his love to his family. Thank you for always being there.
Katie Lynn Cotaya
For the past 20 years, Katie Lynn Cotaya (Trio / Ensemble ) has performed on stage as a singer, dancer and actress. She's thrilled to be back performing at Le Petit Theatre. It's been since the 2008 cast of RENT since she last saw this stage. Other memorable credits include Hairspray at SLT, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change at Minacapelli's Dinner Theatre which she also directed, 2011,2012, 2013 Stage Door Canteen Idol finalist at the National D-Day museum in New Orleans, Ulla in The Producers at SLT, Margie MacDougall in Promises, Promises, Serena in Theatre 13's Legally Blonde, Class of '70 Something, Tessie Tura in GYPSY, Young Frankenstein, and Gingy / Sugar Plum Fairy in Shrek. She's also Rivertown's newest production member as Props Director and hopes to continue to this position for a long time to come. As always she thanks her friends and family for their years of love and support.
Lori DeLeon started singing in the fields of Kansas where she wowed the cows and cowboys in Babes in Toyland, The Sound of Music, Showboat, Little Shop of Horrors, and Annie Get Your Gun. Her claim to child stardom was playing Annie in Annie at the age of 8. In New Orleans, Lori has appeared on stage as Grace in Gayland!, as Fanny in Yiddishe Shtunde, as part of the Reese Johanson Collective, as a singer/songwriter for Elm Theatre's Naughty List, and in Friends, Flirts, and Foes, a musical theatre cabaret. Her film credits include a Reba McEntire look-alike dancer in HBO’s True Detective and a swing dancer in Elsa and Fred. In her spare time, she creates Mardi Gras magic with the Krewe de Seuss and the Camel Toe Lady Steppers. Lori wishes to thank Jon Broder for changing her life – wink wink!
Joseph Furnari (Pilate) moved to New Orleans in 2010 after living in NJ and NY for, well, his entire life. He has directed Elm Theatre’s world premiere of Christina Quintana’s Enter Your Sleep, A Lie Of The Mind and The Adventures of Buttboy and Tigger (Big Easy nomination). He also directed the world premiere of Gayland in the 2013 New Orleans Fringe Festival. Over the years, Joe has produced, directed and acted in numerous productions in professional and educational theatre. On stage, some of his credits include: Rocky Pioggi in The Iceman Cometh, Touchstone in As You Like It, Rolly Moore in Escape From Happiness, and Sam Byck in Assassins. He was a Theatre Arts Specialist for the NYC DOE, and is a 2008 Surdna Arts Teachers Fellow. Joe holds an Ed.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University and an MA in theatre from Montclair State University. Joe is the BYOV Coordinator for the New Orleans Fringe Festival.
January 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 @ 7:30 pm
Jan. 25 @ 3:00 pm
Tickets: $30 - $50
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