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"...funny enough for Saturday Night Live and awkward enough for HBO's Girls."
-Leah Stacy, Broadwayworld.com
...A Gentleman's Guide to 2016!!!...
NOW!!!!!!...A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
Kristen is currently on the road as Lady Eugenia with the first national tour of the 2014 Tony Award Winning Best Musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. Directed by Darko Tresnjak, choreographed by Peggy Hickey, and musically directed by Paul Staroba and Larry Goldberg, this hilarious musical is a dream come true for Kristen. For more show information and tour dates please click HERE.
MORE COOL NEWS...MRT'S PATRIOT PROGRAM
Sean Daniels, Artistic Director of Merrimack Repertory Theatre, named Kristen as an inagural member of the theatre's Patriot Program. This group consists of herself and other artists dedicated to sharing their crafts and collaborative spirits to the present and future of this terrific company. www.mrt.org
...looking back at 2015...
Kristen began rehearsals and launched into the first national tour of the 2014 Tony Award Winning Best Musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder in the late summer and is currently on the road!
JUNE 30-JULY 11...THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
Last summer Kristen wandered around the stage as the lovable yet extremely dim Kitty in Cape Playhouse's production of The Drowsy Chaperone. She was ecsatic to perform in this delightful musical under the direction of Pamela Hunt, the musical direction of Michael Rice and with the choreography of Shea Sullivan...On Cape Cod no less! And... the iconic JoAnne Worley reprised her Broadway role of Mrs. Tottendale! It was beyond fun.
JANUARY 13-FEBRUARY 15...LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
Kristen appeared as Audrey in Geva Theatre Center's production of Little Shop of Horrors. Directed by Sean Daniels, musically directed by Don Kot, and choreographed by Wendy Seyb, the show was a thrill to perform. For production photos by Ken Huth click HERE.
...and in 2014?...
FEBRUARY-DECEMBER...NEWSical THE MUSICAL
Since June of 2013, Kristen frequently appeared as both a swing and pricipal in the long-running Off-Broadway hit NEWSical The Musical at 42nd Street's Theatre Row. She has portrayed some of the media's "finest" individuals including Celine Dion, Suze Orman, Drew Barrymore, Adele, Joan Rivers, Kim Kardashian, Nancy Grace and more. The show continues to celebrate years of success, featuring guest stars such as Perez Hilton, LaToya Jackson, Jackee Harry, Andrea McArdle, Kandi Buress and Carson Kressley. While she has stepped away for now, you should continue to check this comedy out!!! For tickets and info click HERE.
On Wednesday, March 19th, Kristen performed in a one night only presentation at Don't Tell Mama in NYC. This evening of Jacques Brel music also featured Guil Fisher, Tedi Marsh and Michael West. Directed by Tom D'Angora, the venue was packed and it was great fun.
JANUARY 25-FEBRUARY 9, 2014...PRIVATE LIVES
Kristen was lucky enough to travel to Chapel Hill, NC to play Sybil in Noel Coward's Private Lives at PlayMakers Repertory Theatre. Under the direction of Sean Daniels and alongside friend and comedy compatriot Tom Coiner, she had a blast with this talented company! For reviews click HERE. For production photos by Jon Gardiner click HERE.
For Past Productions, please visit Kristen's RESUME, PRESS and PHOTO pages...