RECHARGE - July Fourth
July Fourth is a day of celebrating America's independence. That create a land of the free which also is part of why this number celebrates our countries ability to give people of all backgrounds a chance to enjoy that freedom.
is a conductor, pianist, and music director based in New York City. He is currently the Assistant Conductor of the Broadway revival of Company, having recently returned from the national tour of Miss Saigon. Other theater credits include Chicago, Miss Saigon (Broadway), Sweeney Todd (Off-Broadway), and West Side Story (Philadelphia Orchestra). As a classical pianist, he has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Tanglewood Music Center, and Lincoln Center with the New York Philharmonic. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Northwestern University and a Master of Music from the Juilliard School.
EMILY BAUTISTA has been most recently seen on tour playing Kim in Miss Saigon. She recently understudied the part in the 2017 Broadway revival of Miss Saigon before joining the North American touring company of Les Misérables as Eponine. Instagram: @em_bautista
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Emma grew up in Los Angeles after moving to the US from Sweden when she was seven years old. She starred in her first musical, Ruthless, at age eight, having just learned the language. She then spent her teen years starring opposite Emma Roberts on Unfabulous on Nickelodeon and went on to originate and perform the role of Kendra in Jason Robert Brown’s “13”. Upon moving to New York city after completing her Bachelor’s degree from UCLA, she starred as the title character in the Muny’s The Little Mermaid and went on to originate the role of Susanna in the hit Off-Broadway Drama desk winning musical, Desperate Measures. She can be heard in the Original Cast Recording on Itunes and Spotify! tv/film: The Big Bang Theory, Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Life, teenage samantha in ABC’s Samantha Who, Monk, Hannah Montana. Instagram: @officialemmadegs @bringingyoubroadway
Ilda Mason was born and raised in Panamá where she began her acting career with productions such as Peter Pan (Peter Pan), The Beauty and the Beast, A Chorus Line (Bebe) and Hello Dolly (Minnie) among others. She was a professional dancer on Panamá’s Dancing with the Stars (Season 2 Champion). Her favorite credits in the U.S include the Broadway revival of West Side Story, On Your Feet! (National tour), West Side Story (Paper Mill Playhouse, Signature Theatre), Cinderella (National tour), and Legally Blonde (International tour). She can be seen as Luz in the upcoming Steven Spielberg remake of West Side Story coming to theatres this December 2021.
Lianah Sta Ana
Lianah Sta. Ana is an Asian-American artist of Filipinx descent. She started her professional acting career as the Kim alternate in the 2017 Broadway Revival of Miss Saigon. Since then, she has been in TV shows such as Search Party (HBO Max), High Maintenance (HBO), and At Home With Amy Sedaris (TruTV). Now, Lianah is an Ethnicity and Race Studies major at Columbia University. She is passionate about the political, resistant nature of art and hopes to use the skills she’s learned throughout her educational and professional career to collaborate with other like-minded individuals and work towards making the entertainment/theater industry an inclusive, accessible, equitable space.
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