MATTHEW ANDERSON is from San Antonio, Texas. Regional: Lady in the Dark (Irving Arts Center). University theatre/opera: The Boys From Syracuse (Antipholus of Syracuse), A Hand of Bridge (David), Metamorphosis (Orpheus), Loving Repeating (Featured Ensemble, NYC premiere), Finding Home (workshop), The Pirates of Penzance, South Pacific, and The Magic Flute. Matthew completed his graduate degree in Music Theatre Performance at NYU Steinhardt.
Megan Jane McGuinness
Megan Jane Mcguinness has recently graduated from James Madison University with her BA in Musical Theatre and Dance. Some of her favorite credits include Katy in the stage reading of Into The Sun (The Kennedy Center), Yonah in Children of Eden, Ferguson in Guys and Dolls (Forbes Center for Performing Arts), and Wendy in Peter Pan (Gateway Playhouse). She was most recently seen performing as Mrs. Phagan in Parade at the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts. Megan is simply agog to be performing at the Carousel this summer and is extremely grateful to be sharing this experience with her talented cast mates. Much thanks to her family and friends for all their love and support!
Morgan Siegel is thrilled to be returning to the Carousel Music Theater stage for the second time! She was previously seen in Life is but A Bandstand Dream, Away We Go, and Hold Tight, It’s 60’s Night. Regional: We Foxes (Mrs. Slaughter), Goodspeed Musicals; Cinderella, A Fairy's Tale - World Premiere (Fairy Godmother), The Wizard of Oz (Wicked Witch) Summer Theatre of New Canaan. Concerts: HSO & Goodspeed Celebrate The Best of Broadway (The Bushnell); New Musical Preview (Goodspeed Musicals). BFA Music Theatre, The Hartt School. Morgan is an iced coffee, warm weather and lipstick enthusiast. Much love to MDD. Follow Morgan’s adventures on Instagram @morg_siegs
Pedro Coppeti (Brazil) studied Vocal Performance at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and recently graduated from AMDA. He was the youngest main soloist ever to perform at “Nativitaten,” the largest known outdoors Christmas project in the world, for a total of 500,000 people. He has also performed as a featured soloist with the Symphony Orchestra of Porto Alegre, Philharmonic Orchestra of Gramado and Terra Symphony Orchestra. Since moving to New York, he has been an active participant of the musical scene. In 2016, he was selected to represent AMDA at the 10th Anniversary of the Broadway Rising Stars concert, which took place at the Town Hall, an iconic Broadway stage in the heart of Times Square. After receiving positive critical acclaim by the reviews, he was invited to perform at venues such as Feinstein's 54 Below, the Metropolitan Room, Lincoln Center, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and many more. In 2018 he was invited to return to The Town Hall and sing in the acclaimed Broadway By The Year event where he had the chance to perform alongside Tony Award Winners and Nominees like Alice Ripley, Tonya Pinkins, Emily Skinner, Brandon Uranowitz, Josh Young, Beth Malone and many more. He has worked as a voice and interpretation instructor, and his theater credits include "Phantom" in "The Phantom of The Opera", "Vega" in "Occasion For Sin" (Outstanding Featured Actor nomination in the PCTF), "Great Grandson" in the Off-Broadway show "Summer Rock", “Plutone” in the Opera “L’Orfeo” by Monteverdi, “Aureliano” in “Chimango the musical”, and many more.
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Ashley Grace Ryan
Ashley Ryan is a performer/music director based in NYC, originally from New Hartford, CT. After graduating the musical theater program at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in 2016, Ashley has created her own business from her skills as a pianist, and has toured twice around the country in The Wright Brothers: Those Daring Young Men and Their Flying Machine- first as the character of Julia Weatherby and then again as Katharine Wright. She is excited to return to the Carousel for a second summer performing with such talented people in this beautiful town. Her favorite past roles include Abigail in The Crucible, Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar, and Helena in A Midsummer’s Night Dream.