The Original Las Vegas Cast


TINA WALSH - Donna Sheridan


is best known for her portrayals of Morgana and Bess Houdini in EFX!, opposite Michael Crawford, Tommy Tune, and most recently, Rick Springfield. Favorite roles include: A CHORUS LINE (Cassie), SWEET CHARITY (Charity), A MIDSUMMER’S NIGHT DREAM (Hermia). As a director, Tina’s most recent works include CLOSER THAN EVER and SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD. Thanksto family, friends and especially Brian and Greg.

NICK COKAS - Sam Carmichael

Broadway: BLOOD BROTHERS, GUYS& DOLLS, ONCE UPON A MATTRESS. Other theatre credits include: BIG (1st National), THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO, THE ROTHSCHILDS (Carbonell Award, Best supporting Actor), Robert Wilson’s KING LEAR, HEARTBEATS, 110 IN THE SHADE. Performed with Sony Classical’s Mario Frangoulis - London’s West End. Originally from San Francisco, Nick is a UCLA graduate. Nick is also the Co-Founder of Zenith FilmGroup, LLC.

JILL PAICE - Sophie Sheridan


is a recent graduate of Baldwin-Wallace College. Before joining MAMMA MIA!, Jill toured nationally with LES MISERABLES. Other credits include GYPSY at Great Lakes Theatre Festival, THE FANTASTICKS (Louisa), and THE MUSIC MAN(Marion). Much love to Vicky B. and Tony Cloer. Thank you Mum and Dad who have given me so much. I owe this to you and to God.

VICTOR WALLACE - Sky


earned his BFA in Musical Theatre from Ithaca College. His career has taken him around the world in roles such as Raoul in The PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Television appearances include The Young and the Restless and Sunset Beach. Victor is thrilled to be playing the role of Sky in this production of MAMMA MIA!

KAROLE FOREMAN - Tanya


MERCHANT OF VENICE, CELEBRATION OF THE LIZARD, CABARET, AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN, A FLEA IN HER EAR, JELLY’S LAST JAM, HOT MIKADO, THE ILLUSION, MEASURE FOR MEASURE. Oregon Shakespeare Festival: MISSISSIPPI DELTA, BLOOD WEDDING, COMEDY OF ERRORS, STRINDBERG IN HOLLYWOOD. TV credits: Law & Order, Third Watch, Strong Medicine, Becker. Karole’s musical, THE PRINCESS & THE BLACK-EYED PEA (Richard Rodgers & Jonathan Larson Awards), will premier at The Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, GA, 2004.

JENNIFER PERRY - Rosie


joins the Vegas cast from New York City. She recently starred in Claudia Shear’s one woman show, BLOWN SIDEWAYS THROUGH LIFE, at the Adirondack Theatre Festival. She played the role of Sister Hubert in NUNSENSE Off-Broadway for three years and has written and performed many cabarets,
including MAX AND MAXINE TOGETHER AGAIN. Jen has been featured in every New York comedy club as a member of “Third Rail Comedy.” Special thanks to Andy, Gary, Sandy, and Martha.

MARK LEYDORF - Bill Austin


Recent regional and off-Broadway credits: BERNARD, ARCADIA (Portland Stage); MIKHAIL, TRAIN PLAY (Clubbed Thumb); Hendrik Höfgen in the American premiere of MEPHISTO (Reverie Productions/Theatre of Necessity). Mark has appeared in productions and workshops with NYTW, the Public, Target Margin, New Georges, HERE and others, playing everything from Trofimov to Eeyore. A writer as well, Mark has a BA in English from Yale. Thanks to Mom, Dad, Joe, Ron, Don and this wonderful company.

MICHAEL PIONTEK - Harry Bright


Broadway: INTO THE WOODS (Cinderella’s Prince/Wolf), GRAND HOTEL (Baron), THE 3-PENNY OPERA (Stand-by for Sting). Off-Broadway: A Circle Rep Company Member. Michael has created roles in RECKLESS, FLORIDA CRACKERS and DALTON’S BACK. Los Angeles: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (Raoul), BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Beast). Regional: MAN OF LA MANCHA, KISS ME KATE, THE FANTASTICKS and BRIGADOON. Film/Television: Longtime Companion, Jack of Hearts, Knot’s Landing and Cybill.

COURTNEY BRADSHAW - Ali


is pleased to be a member of this very special cast of MAMMA MIA! Some of her theatrical credits include ONCE ON THIS ISLAND (Timoune), OKLAHOMA (Dance Captain), and ANNIE (Adult Ensemble). Courtney would like to thank her family and friends for giving her the courage to go after her dreams and
God for giving her the talent to do so.

DANIELLE FERRETTI - Lisa   Understudy: Sophie


is a Philadelphia native and graduate of Shenandoah University. She is joining MAMMA MIA!fresh off her role as Dorothy in THE WIZARD OF OZ at TUTS in Houston. Other theatre credits include THE SNOW QUEEN at the Falcon Theatre in LA, WEST SIDE STORY (Maria), HOW TO SUCCEED…(Rosemary) and SWEET CHARITY (Nickie). Film: Women Talking and Do Your Thang. TV: Going to California. Special thank you to my family and Eric for everything!

BRANDON ALAMEDA - Pepper


is a creative and versatile talent whose credits range from television and film to live theatre and recording. He has worked with some of the most reputable producers, directors and choreographers in the industry. Brandon has completed several projects for studios such as Universal, Fox, Disney and Sony.
Recent TV credits include Mad TV and Port Charles.

FELIPE CROOK - Eddie


is excited to be in Sin City performing MAMMA MIA! His recent credits include:
PAINT YOUR WAGON (Mike Mooney) and The UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN with Susan Egan (Patrick Tolbin) at Sacramento Music Circus. Fred Casely in the national tour of CHICAGO, A CHORUS LINE, MACBETH, WHITE CHRISTMAS (Premiere), CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE, GRAND HOTEL and SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL. Felipe’s favourite role is Lada in KITTY COMES HOME.

ARMI ARABE - Understudy: Ali


is happy to be a part of MAMMA MIA! European credits: THE KING AND I (Tuptim, London), BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Belle, ensemble), MISS SAIGON (swing, assistant dance captain). Armi can be heard as the voice of Tuptim in the animated film, The King and I. US credits: A CHORUS LINE and JOSEPH… Best role she’ll ever play is mommy to Madeline, I love you! Loving thanks to God, family, and friends for your support. Ronnie, mahal kita.
 

KIM ARNETT - Swing, Dance Captain


comes to Vegas from L.A. where she lives with her husband, Steve. She was part of the Broadway/National Tour of PETER PAN starring Cathy Rigby. After the tour they filmed the production, which was seen on A&E. Kim has toured Europe with companies of MY FAIR LADY and 42ND STREET. She primarily works in L.A. but couldn’t be happier to settle down for a while in such a fantastic city!

NATHAN BALSER - Understudy: Sky, Eddie


received his BS from Brigham Young University and MFA in Modern Dance Performance from the University of Utah. Regional credits: JOSEPH… (Joseph, Asher), ANNIE GET YOUR GUN (Tommy), SEVEN BRIDES…BROTHERS (Daniel). Dance credits: Repertory Dance Theatre, guest artist with John Malashock and Company, Molissa Fenley and Utah Regional Ballet. Nathan has instructed at the University of Utah, Brigham Young University’s Children Dance Programand Virginia Tanner Dance. He wishes to thank his wife.

WES COULTER - Understudy: Pepper


hails from Bloomfield, KY and joins the cast of MAMMA MIA! while completing his senior year at Otterbein College. Regional credits include CYMBELINE and MAN OF LA MANCHA at the Utah Shakespearean Festival. Other theatre: STEPHEN FOSTER THE MUSICAL (Stephen), JOSEPH…(Joseph), WEST SIDE STORY (Baby John) and OKLAHOMA! Television: CMT. This is for God and those who have always believed in me!

IAN CULLITY - Understudy: Sky


is thrilled to join the MAMMA MIA! family. Originally from New Jersey, Ian has since moved to Arizona. Some of Ian’s favorite roles include, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Judas), FOOTLOOSE (Ren) and FOREVER PLAID (Sparky). Ian would like to thank his friends and family for their love and support

TRESA DANELLE - Understudy: Donna, Rosie


spent seven years in Vegas as the principal singer in FOLIES BERGERE before heading to NYC. Some of her favorite roles include CLOSER THAN EVER (Woman 2), ALWAYS… PATSY CLINE (Patsy Cline), BEEHIVE (Janis Joplin), DAMN YANKEES (Lola) and Narrator in JOSEPH. Tresa toured with JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR before returning to Vegas and her true love, Michael. She has spent the past few years singing lullabies to her beautiful babies, Joe and Emily.

BRAD GRAY - Understudy: Eddie


hails from Maryland and is excited to return to Vegas after opening the national tour of FOOTLOOSE THE MUSICAL. Since then he has been working in L.A. appearing in commercials and the television series Angel. Brad is an accomplished choreographer, working with artists such as Blu Cantrell and Raffles Van Excel. He was also a soloist with the Hartford Ballet. Love to all my family and friends in MD, NY, LA.

RUSS THOMAS GRIEVE -  Understudy: Harry, Sam, Father Alexandrios


NY Credits: TALES OF THE TRIBE, YESTERDAY ONCE MORE, REST IN PEACE (Workshop). Regional: MEN ARE FROM MARS… (Premiere), DISNEY’S HOLIDAY SPLENDOR (Stand-by for John Davidson), MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Benedick), GUYS AND DOLLS (Sky), COMPANY (Bobby), INTO THE WOODS (Cinderella’s Prince/Wolf, BayArea Theatre Critics Circle Award), ROMANCE, ROMANCE (Alfred/Sam), THE WORLD GOES ROUND, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD. Love and thanks to my family and friends.
 

ROBERT JARRETT - Ensemble


Robert is thrilled to be included in the Las Vegas Company of MAMMA MIA! A native of Las Vegas, Robert graduated from the Las Vegas Academy for the Performing Arts and is currently an advertising major at UNLV. Regional credits include THE SOUND OF MUSIC (Rolf) at Tuacahn. Love to family and friends.

GREG KATA - Swing, Understudy: Pepper


is incredibly excited to be "human" again in the Vegas company of Mamma Mia! after playing Boots the monkey in the national tour of Dora the Explorer Live. Favorite credits include Billy in Carousel, Richard in A New Brain, and Bobby in Crazy For You. An accomplished director/choreographer, Greg's work has been seen in NY at the American Airlines Theatre, Lincoln Center, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and NYU Tisch School of the Arts, of which he is a proud graduate. Much love to Mom, Dad, Kim, Jared and James. For Dottie.

AMELIA PRENTICE KEENE - Understudy: Donna, Tanya, Rosie


is originally from Toronto, Canada. Broadway credits: DAMN YANKEES starring Jerry Lewis (London’s West End), STARLIGHT EXPRESS (org. cast), ANNA KARENINA, GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING. NY & Regional Credits include: LITTLE ME (York), ON THE TOWN (Goodspeed), BROADWAY JUKEBOX (Houseman), New Jersey Shakespeare Festival. TV: Apollo Comedy Hour Series Regular, All My Children, Another World. Locally: EFX starring David Cassidy (Morgana/Bess), sings national anthem for UNLV Rebels. Amelia sends her family love and thanks.

LOUISA LAWSON - Understudy: Sophie, Lisa


is honored and ecstatic to join the cast of MAMMA MIA! She moved to Las Vegas two years ago, from Chico, California, to enroll at UNLV as a Theatre Major/Dance Minor, where she has been featured in CABERET (Texas), TOP GIRLS (Lady Nijo) and HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS…(Hedy). She would like to thank her wonderful family and friends for their undying love and support. “Love Youuuuuu!!”
 

SARAH LOWE - Understudy: Sophie, Ali


was recently seen in the off-Broadway hit THE DONKEY SHOW, a disco retelling of Midsummer’s Nights Dream. Regional credits include 42ND STREET. (Peggy Sawyer), PIPPIN and the European tour of EVITA. Television: General Hospital, Passions, All My Children, Guiding Light. Sarah is thrilled to be a part of MAMMA MIA! and dedicates her performance to her family whose love and support is endless.
ADRIENNE MULLER - Understudy: Lisa

is ecstatic to make her professional debut with MAMMA MIA! A San Jose native, she earned her BA in Theatre from San Jose State University and has performed throughout the Bay Area. Regional credits: SMOKEY JOE’S CAFE, RAGTIME (TheatreWorks SF/Peninsula), DAMN YANKEES, GREASE, JOSEPH…, where a select audience saw her perform the role of The Narrator as Paige O’Hara’s
understudy (American Musical Theatre of San Jose). Thanks to the Lord, family and friends.

RICK PESSAGNO - Understudy: Harry, Bill, Sam & Father Alexandrios


Broadway credits include 42ND STREET original company, DANCE CAPTAIN, WHOOPEE, SOPHISTICATED LADIES and the Broadway-bound HELLZAPOPPIN starring Jerry Lewis. CHICAGO 1st National Tour (Fred Casely, u/s Billy Flynn), CATS Los Angeles Co. (Pouncival). Las Vegas productions include CHICAGO (Fred Casely, u/s Billy Flynn), MARS / VENUS (Rex), AT THE COPA (Lefty). His most cherished accomplishments are his marriage to Tammy and their daughters Katie and Hannah.
 

MEGAN SELENSKY - Swing


is grateful to be a part of the Las Vegas MAMMA MIA! cast. She is a native of San Diego and was last seen as Zaneeta Shinn in the first national tour of THE MUSIC MAN. Megan has also been in numerous other shows in the San Diego area. Film credits include Titanic and Matthew Modine’s If…Dog…Rabbit.
Megan would like to thank everyone who loves and supports her.
 

TIM TUCKER - Father Alexandrios,  Understudy: Harry, Bill


National/Broadway: CHORUS LINE, 42ND STREET, SUGAR BABIES, NO, NO, NANETTE, international tour of HAIR (Berger). Regional: SIDE SHOW (Terry Connor), CRAZY FOR YOU (Bobby), INTO THE WOODS, ANYTHING GOES, BINGO. Film/TV: Happy Heights (Cruise), “The Rosie O’Donnell Show”, ESPY Awards, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This one’s for Robert Sr. and Robert Jr.

REYNA VON VETT - Understudy: Tanya, Donna


is a Las Vegas local transplanted from Denver. Regional: VIOLET (Violet), JOSEPH, ON THE TOWN, GREASE, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, 42ND STREET, BRIGADOON, NUNSENSE. Reyna has most recently been seen leading her bands at Mandalay Bay, Paris/Las Vegas, The Venetian and Bellagio. Last year she recorded her first CD entitled “Haircolor…Optional,” in ABBA’s home country of Sweden

Former Cast Members


JAMEY N. DILLEY - Understudy: Pepper

is happy to join the Las Vegas cast of MAMMA Mia! He most recently was a member of MGM’s EFX: Alive, starring Rick Springfield. A well-rounded artist, he has been a part of a variety of production companies including American Music Theatre, Country Tonite, Virginia Ballet, Tampa Ballet and Disney World Productions. His list of accredited musical performances includes LITTLE MARY SUNSHINE, DAMN YANKEES and FAME.