Experience Margaret Wise Brown's beloved children's book brought to life in this fun and exciting new musical. This creative adaptation of the classic bedtime tale follows Bunny as he prepares for bed. Suddenly, his room magically springs to life as he sings and dances his way through popular nursery rhymes, with appearances by the Cat and the Fiddle, the Cow Jumping over the Moon, and many more!
"Goodnight Moon: The Musical is a major treat for children of all ages, especially the younger kids. The charm and whimsy will tickle the delights of all. I can't think of a more deserving show to get children into the magic world of live theatre."
- Chicago critic
ArtistsRANDY DAVIDSON (Bunny) Randy is making his Playhouse On Park debut and he is honored to join the family! His career in the world of acting began at the age of 4 when he starred in a Life Cereal commercial. Since then he has made the stage his home appearing in over 30 shows. Past roles include Link (HAIRSPRAY), Ren (FOOTLOOSE), Cosmo Brown ( SINGIN' IN THE RAIN), as well as the upcoming role of Dr. Fine/Dr. Madden in the Broad Brook Opera House production of NEXT TO NORMAL Randy would like to thank his parents and God for allowing him to do what he loves on a daily basis.
FRANCESCA FIORE (Ensemble) is so excited to be back at Playhouse on Park. She recently appeared in POP's workshop production of THE CLOWNS as Gwin, and could not wait to get back on the Playhouse stage. Her other theater credits include Janet in THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW, Anna in SPRING AWAKENING, and Queenie in THE WILD PARTY. This is her first children's production, and she is more than thrilled to be a part of bringing her favorite childhood story to life.
ERIN FITZPATRICK (Ensemble) is thrilled to be performing at the Playhouse again. Playhouse credits: SOMETHING COOL THIS WAY COMES. Erin is a Simsbury native and a proud graduate of the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, vocal & dance major, & Wagner College, theatre performance & speech major. She has performed at the Hartford Stage, the Ivoryton Playhouse, the Bushnell, and many other theaters in Connecticut & New York City. She regularly appears as a Mainstage Monday singer at A.C. Peterson's. Many thanks to Dawn, Tracy, Darlene, Sean, the cast, & everyone at the Playhouse!
AMANDA FORKER (Old Lady) Playhouse on Park: Miss Nelson/Viola Swamp (MISS NELSON IS MISSING), Woman 4 Track (SWINGING ON A STAR), Yellow Dog (GO, DOG. GO!), Mrs. Monroe (BUNNICULA), Soloist, ICY HOT CABARET; Western CT State University: Miss Todd, THE OLD MAID AND THE THIEF, Mother, AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS; Cape Cod College Light Opera Co.: Lady Jane PATIENCE. Amanda was the senior division winner of the New Paradigm Theatre's "So Ya Wanna Be a Broadway Star?" competition in October. You can find Amanda singing at Falcetti Music Store in Blueback Square on Friday nights! She will also be seen in stop/time dance theater's upcoming TEN...AND COUNTING later this month. This one is for Clarabelle (the cow).
VICTORIA MOONEY (Mouse) Playhouse On Park: Green Dog (GO, DOG. GO!). Victoria was was most recently seen performing in Downtown Cabaret's: Vixen, RUDOLPH & THE REINDEER GAMES. Hartford Children's Theatre: Tracy Turnblad (HAIRSPRAY), Title Role, (PINKALICIOUS), Shulie (SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK). Victoria is currently directing 101 Dalmatians Kids with Hartford Stage Education & is also a regular performer at PoP's Main Stage Mondays. Originally from Hilton Head, SC; she performed in over 25 productions through school, regional, & community theatres. Other favorites include, Annie, ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, Portia CINDERELLA , & Gertrude, SEUSSICAL. "I'm a mouse, duh!"
SPENCER POND (Ensemble) Playhouse on Park credits include: CHICAGO (Dancer), SWINGING ON A STAR (Dr. Rhythm), and MAMA D'S OUTRAGEOUS ROMP. Spencer is a native of West Hartford and a graduate of Hall High School. He recently performed at CCSU with their resident dance company, DanCentral, in their Fall Showcase. He also served as assistant choreographer to Darlene Zoller for Hartt School musical theater production of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. He will be performing with stop/time dance theater in the upcming TEN..AND COUNTING production later this month. You may also recognize him behind bars--at the Playhouse box office! He also serves as Subscription Manager.
DAWN LOVELAND (Director/Music Director) Playhouse on Park directing credits: THEATRE UNCUT, GO, DOG. GO!, THE CLOWNS, HOMEROOM, DREAM HOUSE, IF YOU GIVE A MOUSE A COOKIE. Other recent directing credits: THE LITTLE MERMAID (Surflight Theatre), WINTERSET (Reading at Berkshire Theatre Festival). Dawn assisted directors at Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City, Surflight Theatre, and Berkshire Theatre Festival. Recent stage management credits: PLAY IT AGAIN SAM, MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS, OF MICE AND MEN, SWINGING ON A STAR, GOLDA'S BALCONY, (Playhouse on Park), Surflight-To-Go educational touring theatre for children. She is a graduate of Middlebury College. Currently, she is the Director of Education at Playhouse on Park.
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