Get to know John Mackey…

John Mackey. Cast as Airie/Dance Captain in The Robber Bridegroom. 

John Mackey as Airie/Dance Captain

LET’S GET TO KNOW YOU…
Name: John Mackey
DOB: 05/10/1989
Hometown: Lakewood, CO
Education: yes
Day Job: environmental scientist

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE…?
Season: whatever particular mood Colorado seems to be in at that time
Movie: Sharknado
Musical: I don’t like musicals
Color: mauve, coquelicot, or fulvous; it’s hard to pick just one…
Animal: dog
Book: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Band: *NSYNC
Song: Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley
Sport: curling
Beverage: V8
Pastime: taking naps

THIS OR THAT…
Dogs or cats? dogs
Beer or Mixed Drinks? whatever is put in front of me
Cake or Pie? neither
Chocolate or Vanilla? really not into sweets…
Coke or Pepsi? Kirkland/store brand
Spicy or Mild? meh
Coffee or Tea? water
Boxers or Briefs? neither
Piercings or Tattoos? nope
City or Countryside? suburbs
Netflix or Hulu? On Demand

ANSWER ME THIS…
You are stranded on a deserted island, what two items do you bring? a Tupperware container and a blue pen
When life hands you lemons? I throw them back at life as hard as I can and knock life out because it is being a jerk
Dream role to perform? Airie in The Robber Bridegroom
Who is your hero? my sister
What’s your biggest fear? my other sister
What inspires you? the first sister
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? 37 
Can we follow you? FB? Twitter? Instagram? sure (FB)
How do you want the world to remember you? as someone that never takes anything too seriously (see above)
Why should we see The Robber Bridegroom? Because I’m in it 😀    Just kidding.  Rare serious moment for me, it’s a super talented cast/band/crew, it sounds amazing, the dancing is great (and really fun!), the set is spectacular, and it’s a fun(ny) show to experience. As the website describes it, “a hidden gem”!

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Get to know Gabriel Morales…

Waiter/ Ensemble in A Christmas Story, the Musical

Gabriel Morales as Waiter/Ensemble
Gabriel Morales as Waiter/Ensemble

LET’S GET TO KNOW YOU…
Name: Gabriel Morales
DOB: July 10th
Hometown: I’ve lived here the longest so I guess Denver it is.
Education:  Attended Colorado Christian University and the Los Angeles Film Studies Center
Day Job: Administrative Assistant/Receptionist at two local radio stations

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE…?
Holiday: Christmas
Season: Summer
Movie: Clueless
Musical: So many to choose from!  
Color: Blue or Red
Animal: Snoopy
Book: “Stranger with My Face” by Lois Duncan or “Salem’s Lot” by Stephen King
Band: Not going to lie, I was totally into early 90’s boy bands
Song: “If It’s Over” by Mariah Carey
Beverage: I love herbal teas or Yerba Matte  or Celsius energy drinks (actually any energy drink on two-show days)
Pastime:  Hanging out with family and friends

THIS OR THAT…
Eggnog or Hot Chocolate? Hot Chocolate
Dogs or cats? Dogs
Sweet or Sour? I like both
Cake or Pie? Cake
Chocolate or Vanilla? I like both depending on the day
Coke or Pepsi? Pepsi
Coffee or Tea? Tea
Soup or Salad? Salad
City or Countryside? The City — I get lost if I have to be in the country (or the suburbs for that matter)
Summer or Winter?  Summer
Mountains or Ocean? Ocean!

ANSWER ME THIS…
What’s your favorite holiday tradition? Making pancakes for breakfast for the family while watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade or Disney’s Christmas Parade on TV
You are stranded at the North Pole, what two items do you bring? The warmest coat I can find and snacks
When life hands you lemons? Be like Beyoncé and make Lemonade
Dream role to perform? So many… I just need a few directors to be brave think outside of traditional casting
Who is your hero? My parents – they definitely taught us the value of hard work
What’s your biggest fear? Any open dance call
What inspires you? Seeing a show by Phamaly Theater Company – their performances are truly inspiring and moving
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Hopefully back in California doing shows there as well
Why should we see A Christmas Story The Musical? It’s a really funny show, the kids in it are fantastic and it surprisingly tugs at your heart strings with some of the songs in it. Perfect to get you in the holiday spirit! 
Any holiday wishes? Just wishing for good health and lots of love for friends and family

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Get to know Margie Lamb…

Cast as Mrs. Schwartz/ Ensemble in A Christmas Story, the Musical

Margie Lamb as Old Lady/Hotel Singer

LET’S GET TO KNOW YOU…
Name: Margie Lamb
DOB: September 29th
Hometown: Littleton, CO
Education: Vocal Performance / Acting – Lorretto Heights, DU
Day Job: Events and Marketing Director for an IT Company

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE…?
Holiday: Fourth of July
Season:  Fall
Movie:   Guardian
Musical:  Once
Color: Green
Animal: Polar Bears
Book:  To Kill a Mockingbird
Band:  Local Denver group – In Tandem with Kenny Moten
Song:   For Good – Wicked
Beverage: Starbucks Iced Green Tea With Lemonade Sweetened
Pastime: I love being outdoors, not a homebody at all and always on the go. We live right near the foothills and in a wildlife preservation area. Any time I can I like to escape outside and enjoy the sunshine and the beautiful surroundings with my sweet chocolate lab Abbigail. 

THIS OR THAT…
Eggnog or Hot Chocolate? Hot Chocolate
Dogs or cats?  Dogs
Sweet or Sour? Sweet
Cake or Pie? Pie
Chocolate or Vanilla? Chocolate
Coke or Pepsi? Coke
Coffee or Tea? Tea
Soup or Salad? Salad
City or Countryside?  Countryside
Summer or Winter? Summer
Mountains or Ocean?  Ocean

ANSWER ME THIS…
What’s your favorite holiday tradition? Spending time with family on Christmas Eve having our traditional gumbo. I like Christmas Eve more than Christmas Day
You are stranded at the North Pole, what two items do you bring? Chapstick and boots.  I hate when my lips get dry, I own so much chapstick! And as long as my feet are warm I’m happy anywhere!
When life hands you lemons?  I throw them back as hard as I can
Dream role to perform?  Donna – Mama Mia
Who is your hero?  My two sons, they are everything I could ever hope to be
What’s your biggest fear?  Snakes
What inspires you?  So many things!! Mostly I am inspired by people who are fearless, and determined. No matter what life presents they take it on, dive in with everything they’ve got.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?  Retired with my husband near the ocean
Can we follow you? FB? Twitter? Instagram?  Facebook (Click Here) 
Why should we see A Christmas Story The Musical?  It’s a great family-time show, something for everyone, very touching. It reminds us of simplicity

Any holiday wishes? Christmas season is a crazy time of  the year, don’t forget to stop and enjoy your traditions, your time together….your family. Especially your kids, before you know it they will only be home for a couple days at Christmas, if you’re lucky. So sit back, relax and enjoy them!
Merry Christmas and thank you for taking time out of your busy lives to enjoy this beautiful piece of theater.

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Get to know John Mackey…

Cast as Santa / Ensemble in A Christmas Story, the Musical

John Mackey - Sailor/Ensemble

LET’S GET TO KNOW YOU…
Name: John Mackey

DOB: 5/10/89
Hometown: Lakewood
Education: Math/Bio dbl degree from Regis University
Day Job: Data Analyst for EPA

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE…?
Holiday: Christmas!!
Season: Winter!!
Movie: Spirited Away, followed quite closely by, in all seriousness, A Christmas Story
Musical: The Lion King
Color: Blue and Orange; Go Broncos!
Animal: Penguin
Book: Ready Player One
Band: Blink 182 or Linkin Park
Song: too many to list…. we’ll go with Try Everything by Shakira
Beverage: Beer 🙂
Pastime: Cliff Jumping in Guernsey, Wyoming!

THIS OR THAT…
Eggnog or Hot Chocolate? Egg Nog
Dogs or cats? Dogs; 100,000% dogs; cats are the worst
Sweet or Sour? Sweet
Cake or Pie? Neither; not big on sweets
Chocolate or Vanilla? Chocolate
Coke or Pepsi? Pepsi
Coffee or Tea? Tea
Soup or Salad? Soup
City or Countryside? Countryside
Summer or Winter? Winter
Mountains or Ocean? Mountains

ANSWER ME THIS…
What’s your favorite holiday tradition? Christmas Eve dinner with the extended family
You are stranded at the North Pole, what two items do you bring? a self-heating/self-sustainable tent and a book
When life hands you lemons? I stomp them into oblivion
Dream role to perform? Elder Cunningham in Book of Mormon; or anything at all in The Lion King
Who is your hero? …….I got nothin
What’s your biggest fear? SPIDERS!!!
What inspires you? Creativeness and Originality
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? a decade older than I am right now
Can we follow you? FB? Twitter? Instagram? sure, but I post stuff about twice a year, except for FB (Click Here) 
Why should we see A Christmas Story The Musical? Beautiful music, HUGE dance numbers, and a touching message; oh, and live dogs!!
Any holiday wishes? That the puppies in the show get adopted and find good homes 🙂

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GET TO KNOW: Thomas Lynch

Thomas Lynch - Ensemble

Thomas Lynch. Once Upon A Mattress Ensemble. 

LET’S GET TO KNOW YOU…
Name: Thomas Lynch
DOB: 4/8/1994
Hometown: Littleton, CO
Education: University of Denver
Day Job: I work in sales for a company called Associated Luxury Hotels International.

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE…?
Color: green
Movie: Frances Ha
Animal: my golden retriever Annie
Book: “In a Strange Room” by Damon Galgut. 
Band: Lake Street Dive
Song: “Funny Little Frog” by Belle & Sebastian 
Musical: Mamma Mia
Restaurant: Kaos Pizza
Beverage: Grapefruit La Croix
Season: Fall
Holiday: Christmas
Pastime: Running around Wash Park

THIS OR THAT…
Dogs or cats? Dogs 100%
Sweet or Sour? Sweet 
Cake or Pie? Cake 
Ice Cream or Frozen Yogurt? Ice cream
Coke or Pepsi? Coke
Boxers or Briefs? Boxers
Coffee or Tea? Tea
Soup or Salad? Soup
City or Countryside? City
Spring or Fall? Fall
Mountains or Ocean? Mountains

ANSWER ME THIS…
You are stranded on a deserted island, what two items do you bring? I’d bring my friend Shelby and my phone most likely. 
When life hands you lemons? Make lemon poppyseed muffins
Favorite role you’ve been cast? I played Hamlet during my freshman year of college, which was terrifying but also a great experience. 
Dream role to perform? I really want to play a flying monkey in Wicked. 
Who is your hero? My sisters – Katy, Mary, and Lizzie. 
What inspires you? Really hardworking/motivated/friendly people. 
Are you living happily ever after? I think so!
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? I’d love to live/work in London-hopefully doing something with the arts.
Can we follow you? FB? Twitter? Instagram? Yes! Instagram: tlynch1234
Why should we see Once Upon A Mattress? It’s so much fun and very magical!

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