Presenting your royal Princess Posse:
Christy Altomare is currently starring in the title role of ‘Anastasia’ at the Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati’s Conservatory of Music in 2008 and soon after was cast as ‘Wendla’ in the National Tour of Spring Awakening. Altomare made her off-Broadway debut in MCC Theater’s 2012 revival of Carrie, portraying ‘Sue Snell’ in the cult Stephen King thriller.
Liz Callaway is a Tony nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress, singer and recording artist. She made her Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along, received a Tony Award nomination for her performance in Baby, and for five years, won acclaim as ‘Grizabella’ in Cats. She has also starred in the original casts of Miss Saigon, The Three Musketeers, and The Look of Love. Liz sang the Academy Award nominated song “Journey to the Past” in the animated feature Anastasia and is also the singing voice of ‘Princess Jasmine’ in Disney’s Aladdin and the King of Thieves and The Return of Jafar.
Susan Egan has made powerful impressions in theatre, film, television and music. She headlined on Broadway as Thoroughly Modern Millie, won critical acclaim as ‘Sally Bowles’ in Cabaret, starred in Triumph of Love and State Fair, and received Tony Award and Drama Desk nominations for “Best Actress” as the original ‘Belle’ in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Regionally, Egan starred alongside Carol Burnett in Putting It Together and Tommy Tune in the national tour of Bye, Bye Birdie, and developed works at Yale Repertory, Baltimore Center Stage, South Coast Repertory, and the Mark Taper Forum. Her film credits include 13 Going on 30, Gotta Kick It Up for the Disney Channel, and many award-winning indies seen at Seattle Film Festival, Sarasota Film Festival, Slamdance, the HBO Comedy Festival and beyond. Susan has voiced leading characters in the animated features Hercules (Meg), Spirited Away (Lin), Porco Rosso (Gina), Lady and the Tramp II (Angel), Achmed Saves America (Ginny), and is currently on Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe (Rose Quartz/Pink Diamond).
Arielle is currently starring on Broadway as ‘Jasmine’ in Aladdin! She’s previously starred on Broadway in In The Heights (Nina) across from creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and in Wicked (Nessa). Regional: Rent (Mimi); Into the Woods (The Bakers Wife).
Laura Osnes was last seen on Broadway creating the role of ‘Julia Trojan’ in the Tony Award-winning new musical, Bandstand (Drama Desk nomination), which was filmed and shown nationwide in cinemas via Fathom Events. Her other Broadway credits include the title role in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Drama Desk Award; Tony, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League and Astaire Award nominations), ‘Bonnie’ in Bonnie and Clyde (Tony Award nomination), ‘Hope Harcourt’ in the Tony-Award-winning revival of Anything Goes (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Astaire Award nominations), ‘Nellie Forbush’ in Lincoln Center Theater’s production of South Pacific, and ‘Sandy’ in Grease.
Courtney Reed had the honor of originating the role of ‘Princess Jasmine’ in Disney’s smash Broadway hit Aladdin, directed by Casey Nicholaw for which she received a Grammy nomination. Prior to Aladdin, she had the privilege of being a part of the closing company of the Tony Award Winning musical In The Heights written by Lin Manuel Miranda, in which she played ‘Carla,’ u/s ‘Nina’ and ‘Vanessa.’ She made her Broadway debut in Mamma Mia! just a few months after graduating from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.
Anneliese van der Pol is an icon of the millennial generation, known for portraying ‘Chelsea Daniels’ Raven Symone’s best friend on Disney Channels record-breaking series, That’s So Raven. Anneliese has starred in roles on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in feature films and in television. Most notably she was the final actress to play Belle in Broadways Beauty and the Beast alongside Donny Osman when it closed at The Lunt Fontaine Theatre in 2007. Off-Broadway theatre credits include: “Vanities”, (Second Stage) “Meet Me in St Louis”, “Thoroughly Modern Millie” (Tuts) “The Heiress” (Pasadena Playhouse), “Emma” “The Importance of Being Earnest” (Arizona Theatre Company) “Evita” (Buena Civic Light) Anneliese has recorded numerous songs with Shickaboom records as well as Radio Disney. Currently, she is reprising her role as Chelsea Daniels on Disney Channels newest series Ravens Home, the spin-off of the original That’s So Raven, and resides in Los Angeles.
Benjamin Rauhala worked on the music team for both Bartlett Sher’s Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof and the Broadway production of Duncan Sheik’s American Psycho during the 2016 season. His Off-Broadway credits include David Byrne’s Joan of Arc: Into The Fire at The Public Theater and the current revival of The Marvelous Wonderettes at Theater Row. He is best known for his work touring the country as the music director for Jeremy Jordan, the Tony-nominated star of Broadway’s Newsies and The CW’s Supergirl. He also tours with Nashville star Kyle Dean Massey, Trial and Error star Krysta Rodriguez, and with Next to Normal Tony-nominee Jennifer Damiano. He previously served as music director for Hit List, the meta-musical from the NBC television show SMASH and is an Original Programming Producer at Feinstein’s/54 Below, where he has created dozens of sold-out concerts, include The Broadway Princess Party series with Tony-nominee Laura Osnes, and the Broadway Loves Series, that has famously honored Britney Spears, Demi Lovato, Celine Dion and many more beloved pop icons.
Corey Cott most recently starred on Broadway opposite Laura Osnes in Bandstand, recently screened in movie theaters nationwide. He made his Broadway debut starring for two years as Jack Kelly in Disney’s hit musical Newsies, and went on to star opposite Vanessa Hudgens in the Broadway revival of Gigi. On television, Corey can be seen in “The Good Fight” on CBS All Access, the Amazon series “Z” as well as “My Mother and Other Strangers,” a miniseries for BBC. Other credits include “Law and Order: SVU,” the pilot “The Interestings” (Amazon), “Madam Secretary” (CBS) and “Public Morals” (TNT). A native of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, and a proud graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, Corey made his solo concert debut at The Kennedy Center’s ASCAP Centennial Celebration, and recently headlined at Elsie Fest in New York City.
Adam Jacobs is best known for originating the role of ‘Aladdin’ on Broadway, earning a Drama Desk nomination for his performance and a Grammy nomination for the cast album. Broadway: Les Miserables (Marius), The Lion King (Simba). National tours: Mamma Mia! (Sky), Cinderella (Prince), Les Miserables (Marius), The Lion King (Simba). Favorite regional: Zorro (Zorro) at Alliance Theater (Suzi nomination), Once on This Island (Daniel) at Papermill Playhouse, Harvey Milk (Young Harvey) at San Francisco Opera.
Adam Kaplan recently starred as Calogero opposite Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri in the hit Broadway musical A Bronx Tale directed by Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks. Other Broadway/National Tours: Kinky Boots (Charlie Price), Newsies (Jack Kelly and Davey u/s), Show Boat (NY Philharmonic and PBS). TV: Deception (ABC). Select regional: Flat Rock Playhouse and Music Theatre Wichita. Numerous concerts and productions internationally and across the United States, including a solo performance for the Obamas at the White House. BFA Music Theatre, Elon University. In addition to performing, Adam teaches globally serving as a mentor for young artists who want to pursue theater professionally. More at www.AdamKaplanOnline.com and @AdamSKaplan
Adam J. Levy is a member of the OG Princess Posse & is currently starring in the first national tour of Waitress. He is a 2016 graduate of Pace University and recently finished the pre-Broadway tryout of Dave at Arena Stage, helmed by Tina Landau. His New York and regional credits include Fiddler on the Roof, The Light in the Piazza, A Chorus Line, Hairspray, Lysistrata Jones, and Merrily We Roll Along. He has also performed alongside symphony orchestras across the nation, including the Philly Pops & the New York Philharmonic, opposite Bernadette Peters, Christina Aguilera, Sting, and more.