Lindsay is so excited to spend her second summer in Maine! Last summer she was seen at The Hackmatack Playhouse in South Berwick, Maine in All Shook Up (Miss Sandra) and The Bridges of Madison County (Marion/State Road Singer). Originally from Buffalo, NY, she recently graduated from The Westminster College of the Arts at Rider University with her Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre in Lawrenceville, NJ, where she had multiple opportunities to both perform and direct. She was seen in Bonnie and Clyde (Stella), Disenchanted (Sleeping Beauty), The Theory of Relativity (Caroline), and Assassins (Sara Jane Moore). She also had the opportunity to assistant direct Oklahoma! and directed The Me Too Monologues. Special thanks to her friends and family for their continued love and support every step of the way.
Michael Peré is thrilled to be joining The Carousel Music Theater for their summer season! Michael is a proud graduate of Ouachita Baptist University in his home state of Arkansas where he earned a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre May of 2018! Since his graduation he has gotten to travel all over the United States performing with Bright Star Touring Theatre in “The Velveteen Rabbit,” and “FrankenSTEM” and with National Theatre for Children in “Louie, Louie!” In between tours he has been spotted at Murry’s Dinner Playhouse in “Elf: the Musical” and as Eugene in “Grease.” Special thanks to Walter, mom, dad, Shannon, David, and God without whom none of this would be possible, and thanks to you for supporting the arts!! Follow Michael’s travels on Instagram @hip.hip.pere
Viviana Cardenas grew up in New Castle, Pennsylvania and graduated in May from Kent State University with her BFA in Musical Theater. She was last seen at Kent State in The Mystery of Edwin Drood as Helena Landless. Other credits include Children of Eden (Yonah), The Little Mermaid (Adella/ Ensemble), All Shook Up (Ensemble/(U/S) Sylvia), A Christmas Carol (Emily), Bye Bye Birdie (Rose Alvarez), A Christmas Story (Helen Weathers), Legally Blonde, Secret Garden, South Pacific, and The Pajama Game. TV/ film work: Mindhunter (UVA student), The Fault in our Stars (Julie), The M.I.C.E in the Wall (Featured). She recently created the Latin(x) in Theatre student organization at Kent State University. Proud EMC/SAG-AFTRA eligible member. She is so excited to be spending her summer for the first time with CMT! I would be nothing without my family. Grateful for them, always.
Chrissy is delighted to join CMT this summer, after debuting in NYC this past spring with Titan Theatre Company in "Hamlet" and "Love's Labors Lost". Trained in Minneapolis - where she graduated magna cum laude with a BA in Theatre Arts, a BA in Economics, and a Leadership Minor - Chrissy grew up in both Connecticut and California, performing in a number of musicals at her pre-college theatre conservatory, CoSA. College brought a transition from Sondheim to Brecht, plus a deeper understanding of physical approaches to classic text. She’s performed on stages across the country from the Old Globe in San Diego to Lincoln Center. Favorite roles include The Witch from "Into the Woods," Delores the Waitress from "Working," understudying Queen Gertrude in "Hamlet" and playing the queens Titania and Hippolyta in "A Midsummer Night's Dream," as well as many featured dance tracks in "The Wedding Singer," "42nd Street," and "Hello Dolly!"
Garrett is originally from Randolph Vermont and is a rising senior at Pine Manor College in Boston where he studies Theatre and Creative Writing. He also cross registers for theatre classes and productions at neighboring Boston College. Garrett has recently been seen in Little Shop of Horrors with Firehouse Center for the Arts and in Pride and Prejudice at Boston College. Garrett is also a pitcher on the Pine Manor College baseball team. When he's not on the stage, you can find him watching the Red Sox at Fenway Park, or on any baseball diamond really. Garrett is thrilled to be acting with The Carousel Music Theater for the summer and hopes you thoroughly enjoy the show, and your meal.
Joe Piserchio is from West Orange, NJ. He is extremely excited to be spending the summer performing in Maine! Joe studied at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, NJ where he was seen in several productions: Andrew Carnes (Oklahoma!), Dogberry (Much Ado about Nothing), Officer Barrel (Urinetown: The Musical), Matt Evans (Reality), and Bus Boy (She Loves Me). For the past two seasons, he has been working with George Street Playhouse as part of their educational tour working on shows for students across the state. This past year, Joe originated the role of Joey/Doctor/Monster is GSP's new show, Anytown, about the opioid crisis. Other credits include: Doody (Grease), Snug (Midsummer Night's Dream), Pete/Steve/Phil (Almost, Maine), and Gus (Inferno: A New Work About Sin). Joe would like to thank his friends and family for their continued and dedicated support! @joepiserchio
Jose Mendez is a music director, composer, pianist, and arranger from Brooklyn, NY. He recently finished writing two musicals, The Worldly Warehouse (co-book, co-music, and co-lyrics) and Orchids (music). For nearly ten years, Jose has performed in various productions in New York City. Some of his favorite credits include Music Directorial: Romance.com, And the World Goes Round, Pianist: The Little Mermaid, Godspell, The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Acting: Shrek the Musical (Donkey), Oklahoma! (Ali Hakim), and ensemble roles in The Wedding Singer, South Pacific, and The Most Miserable Christmas Tree (World Premier). Jose is very excited to be joining The Carousel Music Theater and spending his summer in Maine. Special thanks to his family and friends for their unconditional support.