Current Cast

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Christopher Nelson

Tevye the Dairyman

Lynchburg, Va.

BS in Communication, Liberty University

MFA in Acting, Regent University

Professional Credits: Peter Pan, Les Miserables, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast, Hello, Dolly! (Alluvion Stage Company).

Film Credits: The New World, As It Is In Heaven, Judges

I’d like to thank my wife Stella for her incredible spirit and loving support!

Stephanie Lambert

Golde

Forest, Va.

MA in Professional Counseling, Liberty University

Professional Credits: Les Miserables, Mary Poppins, The Little Mermaid, Sister Act (Alluvion Stage Company).

I want to thank my precious family for their constant support and love.

James Mahler (Spicy Violin)

The Fiddler

Roanoke, Texas

Professional Debut

E. Daryl Duff

Lazar Wolfe the Butcher

Ferguson, Mo.

B.Ed. Music Education: Vocal Emphasis, University of Central Missouri

Ph.D. of Christian Worship, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Credits: Chief Musician of the United States Navy Band Sea Chanters Chorus

I want to thank God for my gifts, my wife Claudia and my family for your support. I love you more than you know.

Rachel J. Blomquist

Yente the Matchmaker

Rustburg, Va.

BA in Theatre Arts: Performance, Liberty University

MA in Communication: Rhetoric and Religious Communication, Liberty University

Professional Credits: Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night, Macbeth (Endstation Theatre Company); Old City Cemetery Candlelight Tours; The Seagull (James River Theatre Company).

I would like to thank my family and friends for all their encouragement and support as I pursue my love of theatre.

Abby Mann

Tzeitel

Student Intern

Kissimmee, Fla.

BFA in Musical Theatre, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Debut

2 Corinthians 3:12

Aaron Hall

Tailor Motel Kamzoil

Student Intern

Bedford, Va.

BFA in Musical Theatre, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Credits: Les Miserables, Mary Poppins, The Little Mermaid, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Newsies, The Will Rogers Follies, Bright Star, A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Alluvion Stage Company).

Isaiah 43:19 “Behold, for I am about to do a new thing.”

Sydney K. Borchers

Hodel

Student Intern

Topeka, Kan.

BFA in Musical Theatre & BS in Integrated Communications, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Credits: The Will Rogers Follies, Bright Star, Parade, A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Alluvion Stage Company).

“I will praise the Lord at all times; His praise will always be on my lips.” – Psalm 34:1

Josh Thomas

Perchik the Student

Student Intern

Sterling, Va.

BFA in Musical Theatre, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Credits: A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Alluvion Stage Company).

Thanks to my incredible family, friends, and to God, without whom I would not be the person that I am today.

Kelsey Dial

Chava

Student Intern

Raleigh, N.C.

BFA in Musical Theatre, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Credits: The Will Rogers Follies, Bright Star, A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Alluvion Stage Company).

Endless love to my family, endless thanks to my teachers, and all the glory to God!

Seth Somers

Fyedka

Student Intern

Halifax, Nova Scotia

BFA in Acting, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Debut

I thank God for the opportunities I have been given to present valuable stories with greatness.

Grace Ehrhorn

Shprintze

Student Intern

Lynchburg, Va.

BFA in Acting, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Credits: Tarzan, Les Miserables, Mary Poppins, The Little Mermaid, The Will Rogers Follies, A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Alluvion Stage Company).

To God I give the glory!

Morgan Laine McKay

Bielke

Student Intern

Modesto, Calif.

BFA in Musical Theatre, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Credits: Parade (Alluvion Stage Company).

Thank you Dad, Mom, and Madison for all of your love and support! (Colossians 3:17)

Sam Van Fossen

Rabbi

Columbus, Ohio

BS in Theatre: Performance, Liberty University

MFA in Creative Writing, Full Sail University

Professional Credits: Beauty and the Beast, A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Alluvion Stage Company).

Christian Mucci

Mendel the Rabbi’s Son

Student Intern

Raleigh, N.C.

BFA in Acting, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Credits: A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Alluvion Stage Company).

Thank you to my friends, family, and Jesus – their undying love and devotion mean the world.

Ted Kraje

Avram the Bookseller

Lynchburg, Va.

BS in Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech

MA in Business Administration, Lynchburg College

Professional Debut

Shout out to my fellow villager, my life-long friend, and my wife Angie!

Elias Perez

Mordcha the Innkeeper

Student Intern

Billerica, Mass.

BFA in Musical Theatre & BS in Business Administration, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Credits: Bright Star, A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Alluvion Stage Company).

Thank you to my supportive family who have given me so many opportunities to pursue my dreams!

Trent Laubach

Constable/Fight Captain

Morgan Hill, Calif.

BS in Strategic Communications, Liberty University

Professional Debut

I love my wife!

Maggie Quick

Shaindel

Lynchburg, Va.

BS in Communications, Liberty University

Professional Credits: Pride and Prejudice (Quill Theatre); Candlelight Tours 2019 (Old City Cemetery); The Seagull, Much Ado About Nothing (James River Theatre Company).

Paige Abbatacola

Rifka/Fruma-Sarah

Student Intern

Hampshire, Ill.

BFA in Musical Theatre, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Credits: Bright Star, Parade, A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Alluvion Stage Company).

Psalm 103

Jordan Prather

Mirala/Grandma Tzeitel

Student Intern

Falls Church, Va.

BFA in Acting, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Credits: Parade, A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Alluvion Stage Company).

Hebrews 12:14

Anthony La Bianca

Nahum the Beggar

Student Intern

Westwood, N.J.

BFA in Acting, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Debut

“To mount the scaffold, and to advance the muzzles of guns with perfect nonchalance.” – Walt Whitman

Gabriel J. Von Oven

Yussel the Hatmaker

Student Intern

Warner Robins, Ga.

BFA in Musical Theatre, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Debut

Armon Davis

Sasha

Student Intern

Suffolk, Va.

BFA in Musical Theatre, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Credits: Matilda (Virginia Stage Company); A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Alluvion Stage Company).

I would like to thank all of my family, friends, and God, for all of the love and support on this journey through life. Joshua 1:9

Kiser Shelton

Villager Hershel

Student Intern

Monroe, N.C.

BFA in Musical Theatre, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Debut

Mitchell Templeton

Russian Soldier Duvidel

Student Intern

Lynchburg, Va.

BFA in Acting, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Credits: Parade (Alluvion Stage Company).

Camden Deal

Russian Soldier Cham

Student Intern

Castle Rock, Colo.

BFA in Musical Theatre, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Credits: Deep in the Heart (Six Flags Over Texas); Bright Star, Parade, A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Alluvion Stage Company).

Thank you to my wonderful family, girlfriend, and friends for believing in and supporting me, and all praise to God for His Faithfulness! Rom. 8:28!

Dennis Hartman

Villager Moishe/Dance Captain/Swing

Lynchburg, Va.

BFA in Musical Theatre, Liberty University

Professional Credits: Newsies, Matilda (Legacy Theatre) The Will Rogers Follies, Bright Star, Parade, A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Alluvion Stage Company).

Psalm 91:14 “Because he holds fast to me in love, I will deliver him; I will protect him, because he knows my name.”

Brian Friberg

Villager Schmeril/Vocal Captain

Lynchburg, Va.

BA in Music Education, Gustavus Adolphus College

MA in Worship Studies, Liberty University

Professional Credits: A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Alluvion Stage Company); The Seagull, Brief Candles (James River Theatre Company).

I am blessed and thankful for my wife and son’s constant love and support. Lamentations 3:22-24.

Ashley Banker

Villager Fradel/Swing

Student Intern

Jupiter, Fla.

BFA in Acting, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Credits: The Will Rogers Follies (Alluvion Stage Company).

Thank you to my wonderful family for their constant love and support!

Angie Kraje

Villager Surcha/Swing

Lynchburg, Va.

B.Ed. in Elementary Education, Liberty University

M.Ed. in Reading, Lynchburg College

Professional Credits: A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Alluvion Stage Company).

Thanks to my family for their love and support, and I’m grateful for another opportunity to perform alongside my husband Ted.

Samuel Naine

Villager Shloime/Swing

Student Intern

Midlothian, Va.

BFA in Musical Theatre, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Credits: Parade, A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Alluvion Stage Company)

I want to thank my parents and drama teachers for always believing in me.

Jasmine Pierce

Villager Anya/Swing

Student Intern

Triangle, Va.

BS in Theatre Arts & BS in Integrated Communication, Liberty University, Currently Enrolled

Professional Debut

Thank you to the Lord for the gifts of storytelling and theatre, and to my incredible parents, mentors, and friends for their constant encouragement.