Friday 24 & Saturday 25 February, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Two Performances Only
Featuring Rayme Sciaroni, piano and vocals
Noun, Music, Slang.
Music that combines vocal and instrumental tracks from two or more recordings.
After his sell-out MashUp shows at San Diego’s famous cabaret night spot Martini’s Above Fourth, cabaret artist, Rayme Sciaroni returns to Coronado Playhouse with a host of special guests to take us on an original and completely unique musical journey in the art of mashing songs together!
Rayme and his friends give you a night of recognizable tunes performed like you’ve never heard before with up to four popular melodies going on all at the same time!
Featuring Incredible Guest Vocalists:
Micah Fong, Ariella Kvashny, Peter Kavilas, Erika Phillips, Connor Marsh and Anthony Bollotta
$20 each, Open Seating.
Performers & Creative Team
RAYME SCIARONI (piano and vocals) Not a stranger to Coronado Playhouse, Rayme made his debut as director/musical director/choreographer for Mistletoe, Music & Mayhem at CPH that he also co-wrote. He recently won an Aubrey Award for best choreography on his production of Sugar which he also directed. Having a passion for sharing his skills with young Beings throughout San Diego county, he recently directed/musical directed Legally Blonde at San Diego Creative and Performing Arts High School. Before that, a successful stint as artistic director at San Diego Junior Theatre. His work in the local theatrical and cabaret scene is well known from here and across to New York City where he boasts original songs in the 2nd longest running Off-Broadway show, Naked Boys Singing! His most recent writing accomplishment comes in his first published novel, the 5 time award winning Dinner for God – a story of inspiration that includes a CD of five original songs that are interwoven into the plot. (Available at Amazon, Kindle, Nook and Audible.com) He has produced 2 original piano solo CD’s, A Quiet Kind of Christmas and Paisley Piano. (www.raymemusic.com) For more information about Rayme, his projects and a way to contact him, go to: www.dinnerforgod.com
ARIELLA KVASHNY (vocals) Ariella Kvashny is a Senior at SDSCPA and she has performed in almost 30 productions all over San Diego. Her most recent credits include: Velma Kelly (Chicago), Vivienne Kensington (Legally Blonde), Columbia (The Rocky Horror Show), and Tracy Turnblad (Hairspray). She would like to thank her family, especially her parents, for all the love and support they have given her throughout the years.
PETER KAVILAS (vocals) Originally from Long Island, New York, Peter Kalivas is a respected artist in dance, music and theater for more than 30 years, and founder of The PGK Dance Project, a contemporary repertory company since 1994. Trained at The University of the Arts (Dance & Music) and The Pennsylvania Ballet (Philadelphia), The Joffrey Ballet School and The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre School (New York), he has been a member of professional dance companies including The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater second company touring nationally, The Jamison Project, soloist with the Bavarian State Opera Ballet as well as The Iwanson Dance Company based in Munich, and was an original member of Sean Curran Company (New York) where he created and premiered roles in award-winning, acclaimed works for 6 years at important theaters such as: The Joyce and New Victory Theaters in NYC, The Cannes and Dusseldorf International Festivals in Europe and the Jacobs Dance Festival originating roles in Festival commissioned works for 3 years. His performances were acknowledged in The New York Times, The Village Voice, Los Angeles Times, Dance Magazine and Tanz International and Ballet International among many other publications. He was a Master Teacher and Performance/Movement Coach to dancers in all 5 Cirque du Soleil productions in Las Vegas. He was Mr. Mistofelles in the Broadway production of Cats and associate choreographer of Kilt Off Broadway and appeared in many regional and touring productions of musicals. As a singer he has appeared both and On and Off Broadway in various roles, Dick Clark’s Rockin’ Eve ABC-TV Specials, background vocalist for both Patti Labelle and Journey as well as for original singers of the 50’s and 60’s Rock N’ Roll era concerts for both the Rock N’ Roll and Rhythm & Blues Halls of Fame for 15 years.
ERIKA PHILLIPS (vocals) has worked locally with La Jolla Playhouse (WoW Festival), Cygnet (Man of La Mancha), Lamb’s (Beau Jest,South Pacific, Brownie Points, An American Christmas), The Welk (Scarlet Pimpernel), Mo’olelo (Extraordinary Chambers, Since Africa, A Piece of My Heart), as well as work further afield in Portland, Louisville, NY, London and throughout the UK. Directing/Writing credits include Excavating Escondido (LJP) and Jackie and the BeansTalk (3rd Space, Winner Outstanding Site Specific Performance Fringe 2014). Erika teaches for Playwrights Project, La Jolla Playhouse, and The Old Globe. www.erikabethphillips.com
CONNOR MARSH (vocals) is currently a BFA in Music Theatre at UC Irvine. Recent credits include Coriolanus (UC Irvine), She Loves Me (Musical Theatre West) and Titanic (Moonlight Stage Productions). He is thrilled to have the opportunity to be back in San Diego and to be working with Rayme again!
ANTHONY BOLLOTTA (vocals) A graduate of Syracuse University, Anthony has a BFA with an emphasis in musical theatre. His theatrical credits include such roles as Roscoe Dexter in Singin’ In The Rain, Frank Butler in Annie Get Your Gun, Fyedka in Fiddler On The Roof, the Pirate King in Pirates Of Penzance, and Callahan in Legally Blonde. One half of the musical comedy duo THE NEEDEMANN BROTHERS, which has played to enthusiastic audiences in New York, San Diego, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and San Francisco, Anthony also spent several years headlining in a three-man musical-comedy act known as THE HOOLIGANS on-board the RCCL fleet of ships, and has appeared in commercials and episodic television shows, and on stage with Shirley Jones and the late Nell Carter. In 1994, Anthony parlayed his theatre experience into Bollotta Entertainment, a west coast-based event entertainment production and booking company.
Producer: Coronado Playhouse