Erzsébet Báthory) Arden Theater Company
in Philadelphia: Candide (Barrymore Nomination), Sweeney
Todd (Barrymore Nomination), Café Puttanesca,
Baby Case (Barrymore Award). Cape Cod Repertory Theatre:
Six Degrees of Separation, Fifth of July, Urinetown. Ms. Purcell is
a graduate of the Voice Program at Temple University and of the
Professional Musical Theatre Workshop at the Manhattan School of
Music. She would like to thank David for including
her in this incredible project.
Baranyi) is excited to be working on Báthory
again. Her most recent credits are for Law &
Order: SVU (Turmoil) and the role of Bess in the independent
feature film, Sweet Little Lies. Her background includes
Spring Awakening (Thea) on Broadway; regional
theatre credits include The Secret Garden (Mary), Annie
(Annie), Little Women (Amy), Wonderful Town, High
School Musical, and Fairystories. Originally
from Camano Island, WA, she now lives in New York.
Hailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, graduate of
The Randolph (TO) and American Musical and Dramatic (NY) Academies.
One of BROADWAY'S RISING STARS in the Broadway Summer Series
at Town Hall directed by Emily Skinner. Co-Founder, Director and performer
for The Concordia Company in LAZOS; a bilingual revue currently touring
Mexico. Other New York Credits include JOSHUA; a new musical,
Rita La Porta in LUCKY STIFF (Company 1B) and Gail Dennison's
JUDY's BACKYARD BBQ (Abingdon). Canadian Credits Include; Red Hot
and Cole (Bricktop), The Gondoliers (Casilda), Little Shop of Horrors
(Ronnette), Waiting For Godot (Estragon), Independence (Jo). Thanks
to David for this very special opportunity!
is thrilled to revisit Báthory
Off-Broadway: The Fantasticks
(Snapple Theatre Center),
(NYMF). Regional: Scripps in The History Boys
(St. Louis Rep, Arden Theatre), Young Scrooge in Alan Menkens A
(Alabama Shakespeare Festival), Mordred in
(Pennsylvania Centre Stage), Great Expectations
(Mill Mountain Theatre), Oliver
(Westchester Broadway Theatre),
The Sound of Music
(Broadway Asia), The Importance
of Being Earnest
(Charleston Stage). Graduate: Northwestern
Palatine Juraj Thurzó)
studied acting at The
Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in California and was
a member of the repertory acting company there for five seasons,
appearing in over thirty plays and musicals. He has performed the
role of the tenor Ubaldo Piangi in The Phantom of the Opera
Broadway, Toronto, and San Francisco companies.
Frederic was recently in the ensemble of The Toymaker
a new musical by Bryan Putnam, at the 2009 NY Musical Theater Festival.
He has been a member of the acting company at The Mountain Playhouse
in Pennsylvania for the past two summers performing in Unnecessary
Farce, Beauty and the Beast,
the premiere production of Stonewall's
(by John Morogiello), Be My Baby
, Lend Me
, and Bubba's Revenge
. Recent film: Harlan
in Brutal Massacre, a Comedy
. TV: As the World Turns
(CBS), The Guiding Light
Baranyi) is thrilled to be a part of Báthory!
National Tour: Hairspray (Penny Pingleton).
Regional: 25th Annual...Spelling Bee (Olive Ostrovsky),
Baby (Lizzie), Beauty and the Beast (Belle), and
Crazy For You (Polly). BFA from NYU's Tisch
(CAP21 & Stonestreet). Thanks to family and friends
for their love and support!
Baranyi) Favorite roles include: The Beggar Woman
(Sweeney Todd); Sarah Brown (Guys and Dolls) and Marta (Company).
Nicole is currently working on a solo recording project and recently
founded a non-profit organization for breast cancer.
Baranyi) is a graduate of the Crane School of Music,
where he studied voice with Ms. Patricia Misslin. His rich theatre
resume ranges from The Beast (Beauty and the Beast), Emile
DeBecque (South Pacific) and Rochester (Jane Eyre),
to Alfredo (La Traviata) Tamino (The Magic Flute),
and the title role in The Impressario. Metro area credits
include Bartalan Baranyi (Bathory/Reading, NYC), The Baal
Shem Tov (Secret of Our Souls/FringeNYC) Ferdinand (Christopher,
the Musical/Readingm, NYC ), Albermarle et al (Eighty-One,
MITF, NYC), The Shepherd (The Winter's Tale Project/FringeNYC)
and The Baker (Into the Woods/NJ).
John Anthony Lopez
Alison Drew is a recent graduate from Manhattan School of Music where
she studied classical voice. Previous roles include Narrator (Joseph..Dreamcoat),
Lady Larken (Once Upon a Mattress), Luisa (The Fantasticks), First
Witch (Dido and Aeneas), and Emily (A Rose for Emily). Most recently,
she was seen in The New York Christmas Revels at Symphony
Space and Clownsville at the Manhattan Children's Theatre.
Báthory) is currently pursuing a Bachelor of
Music in Vocal Performance (Classical Voice) at NYU Steinhardt.
Favorite credits include: The Magic Flute (Queen
of the Night), Le Nozze di Figaro (The Countess),
The Merry Widow (title role), and The Last Five Years
(Cathy) – in which she shared the stage with our very own
David Levinson. She was recently featured in Steinhardt’s
New Student Cabaret, directed by John Simpkins.
Sarah Cooney is thrilled
to once again be a part of Báthory
originating the role of Dorka in the Spring 2009 reading!
Other recent NYC credits include Show Choir! the Musical,
Alive At Ten, Fade Out/Fade In
, Lit and Messy
and Not at All Ashamed,
etc... Regional credits include
The Full Monty
(Pam), the New England Premier of Leading
(Audrey), The Mikado
She can be heard as the voice of Su-Ling on Sonys PS2 game The
Legend of Kay
, and is the voice of Oasis Day Spa
commercials. NYU Steinhardt alum 08.
Anna Marie Sell is excited to be part of the beginnings of Bathory!
NYC Credits: The Credeaux Canvas
(Portia), Timor Mortis
(the woman), and
The Tamer Tamed
(Livia). Regional work includes Cyrano
(Hermia), and Julius
(Caphurnia) with the American Shakespeare Festival,
The Shadow of the Raven
(Ellen- world premiere), Nunsense
(Amnesia), and Hank Williams: Lost Highway
(Waitress) with the Wayside Theatre,and The Sound of Music
(Maria) and Pippin
(Catherine) with the Cumberland Theatre.
Anna Marie Sell
is currently touring with the Broadway National Tour of Avenue
as Christmas Eve. Off-Broadway: Three Sisters
Classical Theatre of Harlem; Women Beware Women
, Red Bull
Theater; Off-off Broadway: Change: The Plays
, Midtown International Theater Festival; T.A.B
Downtown Urban Theater Festival; Regional: Quilters
Tidewater Regional Repertory; Training: Christopher Newport University,
VA; BM-Vocal Performance, BA-Music Theater; Violin: Edwin Johonnot,
Sincere thanks to her beautifully supportive family and friends
and for her many blessings.
Lisa Helmi Johanson
is a Southern California native and a graduate of The American
Musical and Dramatic Academy in NYC. Some of her favorite past
productions include La Cage Aux Folles, Joseph...Dreamcoat, Merrily
We Roll Along, and Music Man. She is also a company member of Dance
Makers NYC. In between shows you can find her dancing on the famous
"BIG" Piano at FAO Schwarz. All my love to my family and dear