Presenting your royal Princess Posse:
Christy Altomare most recently completed her two year run starring in the title role of ‘Anastasia’ at the Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway, for which she was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. 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.
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 Jacobs most recently starred on Broadway as ‘Jasmine’ in Aladdin, after originating the role in the Australian production. She’s previously starred on Broadway in In The Heights (Nina) opposite composer/creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and in Wicked (Nessarose). Off-Broadway, she has starred in two world-premiere plays by Pulitzer-winning playwright and director Nilo Cruz; Sotto Voce and Farhad or the Secret of Being, and in the national tours of In The Heights (Nina) and Disney’s High School Musical (Gabriella).
Aisha Jackson was last seen in Disney’s Frozen, the hit Broadway musical! During her run as the standby for ‘Anna,’she made history as the first Black woman to portray the role on Broadway. She was thrilled to have the opportunity to represent women of color by stepping into the role and hopes to continue to break down barriers on Broadway. She made her Broadway debut in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and had the pleasure of being in the Original Broadway Cast of Waitress. Regional/ Off-Broadway credits include Witness Uganda (American Repertory Theater), Memphis andHairspray (Arvada Center), Once on This Island (Olney Theatre Center), A Bronx Tale: The Musical (Paper Mill Playhouse), and Invisible Thread (Second Stage Theater). Up next for her is the World Premiere of the Britney Spears musical Once Upon A One More Time. Luke 1:37. Instagram: @gifted2sing
Laura Osnes makes her film debut in the Hallmark Channel original movie In The Key Of Love this June. She was last seen on Broadway starring in the Tony Award winning Broadway musical Bandstand (Drama Desk, Drama League nominations), which was filmed and released in movie theaters nationwide via Fathom Events. Other Broadway credits include Cinderella in Rogers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Drama Desk Award; Tony, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League, Astaire nominations), Bonnie Parker in Bonnie and Clyde (Tony Award nomination), Hope Harcourt in Anything Goes (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Astaire nominations), Nellie Forbush in Lincoln Center Theater’s 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.
Syndee Winters made her Broadway debut as future-queen ‘Nala’ in Disney’s The Lion King – a role she reprised in 2019 when she had the most honorable opportunity to meet Sister ‘Nala,’ Beyonce, in preparation of The Lion King live-action film. Syndee’s other Broadway credits include Motown the Musical, Pippin, and “working it” as all three Schuyler Sisters in the smash hit Hamilton. On television, she’s been featured on NBC’s Live production of Jesus Christ Superstar with EGOT recipient John Legend, and as “Ms. Smiley” on Law & Order SVU, where she interrogated Lieutenant Olivia Benson (Mariska Harigitay) on her parenting methods! Inspired by the art of storytelling, Syndee’s latest writing project celebrates the life of American Icon, Lena Horne, in a one- woman play with music entitled, LENA: A Moment with a Lady.
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 most recently starred 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.