(PRESS RELEASE)_(West Palm Beach, FL – September 10, 2018) Marcie Gorman, Executive Producer & Artistic Director for the award-winning MNM Theatre Company, today announced their next show at the Kravis Center’s Rinker Playhouse will be a finger-snapping, ring-a-ding-ding sentimental favorite:
My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra
September 28 to October 14
Directed by Dominick Ruggiero with musical direction by Caryl Fantel, this delightful musical revue features 56 songs recorded by “Ol’ Blue Eyes,” including All of Me, All the Way, Chicago, Fly Me to the Moon, High Hopes, It Was a Very Good Year, Love and Marriage, That’s Life, the title song and more. The 4-person cast includes:
+ Clay Cartland
This is Clay Cartland’s fourth show with MNM following, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, as well as La Cage Aux Folles, Company and The World Goes ‘Round (Carbonell Award: Best Ensemble). He is a South Florida native and a proud recipient of a Carbonell and three Silver Palm Awards. Other recent credits include Rock of Ages, Peter and the Starcatcher, and Disaster! (Slow Burn Theatre Company); Gloria, and The Legend of Georgia McBride (Gablestage); Emperor of the Moon and Straight White Men (Thinking Cap Theatre); 1776 and Domestic Animals (Palm Beach Dramaworks); First Date, Godspell, and The Toxic Avenger (Actors' Playhouse); Passion, Assassins and Clark Gable Slept Here (Zoetic Stage); and The Trouble with Doug (Arts Garage). Cartland also works as a voiceover talent and teaches improv comedy.
+ Laura Plyler
Laura Plyler makes her MNM debut with this show after appearing in two musicals at the Wick Theatre (Singin’ in the Rain, She Loves Me); Spring Awakening at the Warehouse Theatre in Greenville, SC; and six shows at Indiana’s Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts (Next to Normal, Grease, How to Succeed in Business, Little Women, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and West Side Story). While a student at Florida State University, Plyler appeared in A Chorus Line, Spring Awakening, Romeo and Juliet, and While the Grass Grows.
+ Hannah Richter *
Another MNM first-timer, Hannah Richter’s past credits include Off-Broadway: Far From Canterbury and boom; Regional: Sweeney Todd (Palm Beach Drama Works), Lizzie (Thinking Cap Theatre), Guys and Dolls and The Game (Barrington Stage), Spelling Bee and Pride and Prejudice (Hope Summer Rep Theatre), and Last of the Red Hot Lovers (Hangar Theatre). Her film work includes Boulder Buddz, I Call First and Side Swiped. She is a proud member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA.
+ Mark Sanders *
Making his MNM Theatre Company debut, Mark Sanders spent 15 years in NYC before making South Florida his home. He appeared with Theodore Bikel in the Broadway National Tour of Fiddler on the Roof. Other roles include Bridges of Madison County (Slow Burn Theatre); Carousel, Ragtime, Murder Ballad (Carbonell Award: Best Ensemble), and Next to Normal (Actor Playhouse); and Passion (Zoetic Stage) He has performed at such prestigious theatres as Lincoln Center, Goodspeed Opera House, Pittsburgh CLO, North Shore Music Theatre, and Sacramento Music Circus. Additional credits include The Secret Garden, Music Man with Jeff Goldblum, Jesus Christ Superstar, Blood Brothers with Andrea McArdle, Phantom of the Opera with Bob Cuccioli, Miss Saigon, Tommy with Alice Ripley, Jekyll and Hyde, and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. His debut solo CD, This Moment, can be found on iTunes and CDBaby.com. (www.MarkSandersNYC.com)
* Appearing through the courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.
How to Get Tickets:
Tickets for My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra are $55 per person. They are available for purchase online through the Kravis Center’s official website at kravis.org; by phone at 561.832.7469; or at the Kravis Center box office, 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach. For Group Sales, please call 561.651.4438 or 561.651.4304.
About MNM Theatre Company:
Now a not-for-profit 501(c)(3), MNM Theatre Company is presenting two more shows in 2018 following Avenue Q and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, including My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra (September 28 to October 14); and Grease (November 16 to December 2). Donations to support this valuable new nonprofit organization can be sent to: MNM Theatre Company, 318 S. Lake Drive, Lantana, FL 33462. For more information, please visit www.MNMTheatre.org.
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