Hello Dolly Cast
Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi (Barbara Graham)
Barbara Graham has enjoyed the many artistic opportunities offered by our community since she moved to Lago Vista in 2005. Performing with the Lago Vista Players, singing with the Hill Country Singers, serving as President of the Twilight Concert Series, singing with William Parcher and Joan Neely and the Twilight Jazz Ensemble, being director of the Lake Travis Music Theatre and the Rising Stars has been quite a ride! She is delighted to be back on the stage performing with this wonderfully talented cast. Thank you Lord, this has been a real blessing.
Horace Vandergelder (William Parcher)
Until 2003, William Parcher worked as an opera singer in principal roles in major companies throughout the country/abroad, gaining experience in stage direction, conducting, and acting in musicals/plays, including principal roles with Broadway tours. Performing in many shows, he shared the stage with Robert Goulet, Sheryll Milnes, Placido Domingo, Samuel Ramey, and more, with prominent companies worldwide, including the role of Sweeny Todd under the direction of Bruce Beresford. After retiring to Lago Vista in 2003, he began running a small Art School, where Barbara Graham joined him in coaching performing arts. From that they co founded what became LTMT. In Lago he has appeared in roles with LVP and LTMT, is the Director of the Hill Country Singers, and is the Music Director for Lakeside Christian Fellowship Church. Next he will be directing the LVP’s "Arsenic and Old Lace."
Dance Captain, Ensemble (Linda Burt)
Linda Burton is from Del Rio, where she discovered her interest for the stage in Brigadoon and Anything Goes. She graduated from Texas Woman’s University with honors in dance and pursued further training from the Graham, Ailey and Taylor schools in NYC. Linda got to travel the world as part of Lakewood Church drama and dance teams for 17 yrs, leading the dance team for 5. She performed in Center Stage Theatre’s productions of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Annie Get Your Gun. Her proudest creative achievement was producing and directing an original play, Godsmacked (based on a book written by her late husband, Wendell Burton). Her latest performance was in the Lago Vista Players production of “Exit the Body”. She just remarried in March to Ben Burt (Manny).
Costume Designer, Ensemble (Callie Befeld)
Callie moved to the Lago Vista area four years ago, and this will be her first experience with Lake Travis Music Theater. Her background is in fashion design, with an emphasis on historical costuming. Callie has designed for several design firms, including Jessica McClintock of San Francisco, and is happy to offer her services in costuming for Hello Dolly!
Cornelius Hackl (Aiden Keating)
Aidan Keating made his LTMT debut as Slim in Oklahoma. He also played Rooster in Annie. In high school, he played roles in several shows, including King Arthur in Spamalot and Bun Fu in Millie. Aiden just performed in Something Rotten at the Georgetown Palace, playing the role of Shylock. He attended UTSA.
Irene Molloy (Cassie Kinchen)
Cassie is excited to return to the theater this year. She has been in all of LTMT's summer productions including Peter Pan as Wendy, and Fiddler on the Roof as Hodel. She has also performed roles in the Rising Stars such as Jasmine in Aladdin Jr., Ursula in The Little Mermaid Jr., and Belle in Beauty and the Beast Jr. She has also performed with the Hill Country Singers.
Barnaby Tucker (Ivan McCormick)
Ivan made his debut with LTMT in 2017 in the musical Peter Pan (Lost Boy Curly). He has since been in Oklahoma (ensemble) and Annie (Wacky, ensemble). Ivan has also appeared in several Rising Stars productions, including Beauty & the Beast Jr. (Lumiere), The Little Mermaid Jr. (Sebastian), Aladdin Jr. (Aladdin), and Frozen Jr. (Kristoff). At LVHS Viking Theatre, Ivan performed in The Sound of Music (Friedrich) and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Mitch Mahoney). Ivan also participated in the Texas UIL One Act Play competition over the last two years: The Importance of Being Earnest (Algernon) and more recently, Black Snow (Sergei).
Minnie Fay (Grace Coldicott)
Grace (19) is thrilled to be returning to the LTMT community! Grace is a BFA acting student at St. Edward’s University and an Actor’s Equity Candidate, after just completing her first Equity show, MMNT’s 25th…Spelling Bee in the role of Olive’s Mom. She has previously featured as Kassim in LTMT’s Rising Star’s Aladdin Jr. and Gertie in LTMT’s Oklahoma! Grace is pursuing a professional career in music theatre, and would like to thank everyone who’s helped her along the way!
Ambrose Kemper (Lance Shook)
Lance is a recently graduated student from LVHS, attending UT Austin for design and theatrical production in the fall. He is joining LTMT for his 12th show and second with the group. Recent productions include Black Snow, Frozen (Sven/King Agnaar), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Importance of Being Earnest, and Silent Sky. Lance is a 2x UIL state qualifier and Creative Action Austin artist and instructor. He will next be participating in Summer Stock Austin’s three productions as a crew member.
Ermengarde (Maya Alanis)
Maya is a sophomore at LVHS and has been performing with LTMT since 2013, performing in Joseph, Peter Pan, Oklahoma and most recently as Annie, in LTMT’s Annie. She has performed with Rising Stars in such roles as Gladys Herdman in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, Linus in A Charlie Brown Christmas, Flounder in The Little Mermaid, Jr., and most recently Anna in Frozen, Jr. Maya was accepted into Zach Theater’s Pre-Apprentice Program in 2019, and performs with the LVHS Viking Theatre.
Ernestina, Ensemble (Lisa Weaver)
Lisa Weaver is thrilled to be back on stage with LTMT after a 2 year “break.” She is a board member for LTMT, President of the board for LV Players and enjoys roles is both organizations. Favorites include: Miss Hannigan in “Annie” (both times), Bunny Watson in “Desk Set” and Crane Hammond in “Exit the Body”. Lisa is also Asst. Director for Rising Stars, sings with the Hill Country Singers and Lakeside Christian Fellowship, as well as a full time employee of LVISD. Let’s ALL do the Hoochie Coochie!!
Rudolph Reisenweber, Ensemble (Travis Kinchen)
Travis has been involved in twelve LTMT musicals, starting as crew and then appearing on stage beginning with Oliver in 2011; he played Big Jule in Guys & Dolls; and Reb Mordcha in Fiddler. He has also appeared in Lago Vista Players productions, with the Hill Country Singers, and in church choirs and musicals. He is grateful to his kids for introducing him to the stage.
Mrs. Rose, Ensemble (Melanie Alanis)
Previously appearing in LTMT’s Annie (2013), Joseph, and Annie (2019), Melanie is elated to return to the LTMT stage. She also appeared in the Rising Stars’ productions of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. As a member of the University of Minnesota’s Women’s Choir, she performed in the Operetta Die Fledermaus. Melanie enjoys playing the keyboard in worship bands.
Stanley, Ensemble (Andy Cox)
Andy is proud to return to the stage with this LTMT production. He had a role in this spring’s LV Players' production of Exit the Body. Past theater credits include roles in Jack of Diamonds, Desk Set, See How They Run, Annie, Oklahoma, Daddy’s Dyin’ Who’s Got the Will?, Assassins, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Grease, and My Fair Lady. He also enjoys singing with the Hill Country Singers and singing/acting with the Lago Vista Players and the Lake Travis Music Theater. Andy lives in Lago Vista with his husband and children.
Harry, Ensemble (Caden Fowler)
Hello Dolly is Caden Fowler’s second production with Lake Travis Music Theatre. He has also been in numerous productions with the Lago Vista High School Viking Theatre (Lurch in The Addams Family, Max in The Sound of Music, Mr. Bennett in Darcy & Elizabeth, John “Jack” Worthing in The Importance of Being Earnest, Charlito “Chip” Tolentino in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and, most recently, Gavril Stepanovich in Black Snow) and LTMT Rising Stars (Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid Jr, Jafar in Aladdin Jr, and Hans in Frozen Jr). Caden just graduated from LVHS about a week ago and plans on attending The University of Arkansas next year where he intends to pursue neuroscience research and hopes to find a community theatre group in Fayetteville.
Louie, Ensemble (Nicholas Philmon)
Nicholas joined the LTMT stage in Peter Pan (as John) and has been in numerous LTMT, Rising Stars, and LVHS Viking Theatre productions since. Memorable roles include Kurt in The Sound of Music, Omar in Aladdin Jr. and Pugsley in The Addams Family. Although only being 17, he has made a name for himself on TikTok, gaining over 100 million likes, and was voted LVHS 2021 Homecoming King.
Danny, Paperhanger, Ensemble (Roy Moore)
Roy is thrilled to make his return to the LTMT stage after last performing in Peter Pan. Roy has had the privilege of performing in a handful of LVP shows including Curious Savage, See How They Run, Kindergarten, Fools and Morning's at Seven as well as designing and building sets. Roy would like to thanks his beautiful wife Nancy for her love and support and also thank the many people who work behind the scenes to make live theater happen in Lago Vista.
Manny, Second Chef, Ensemble (Benjamin Burt)
Ben is excited to make his debut appearance with LTMT in Hello Dolly performing as the role of Manny. He joined this production with his new wife, Linda, who is the show's Dance Captian. He hopes you enjoy the show!
Hank, Ensemble (Bryan Evans)
Bryan was in a community theater musical in high school. His expertise is martial arts. He’s spent over 27 years perfecting his skills. He now teaches martial arts classes virtually so he can spend more time with family and other pursuits. He plans to publish his first novel by the end of the year. All 3 of his children were in “Frozen Jr.” He's enjoying translating his martial art skills into dance.
Waiter, Ensemble (Heather Evans)
Heather performed “Hello, Dolly!” her Freshman year of high school and is excited to do it again! In high school she was also in “Guys and Dolls”, “My Fair Lady” and had the role of Marty in “Grease”. She graduated from the University of Texas, and has 3 children. The highlight of this show is experiencing it with her husband, Bryan. Heather is thankful to her children for being so supportive.
Court Clerk, Recorder, Ensemble (Nancy Moore)
Nancy has been very active in all aspects of Lago Vista performing arts. She holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Music Education and Vocal Performance, and is currently active as a voice teacher, choral conductor and composer. She is also an avid racer, having completed over 100 triathlons and bunch of marathons. She will be making her 3rd trip to the Boston Marathon in April, 2023.
Fritz, Third Chef, Policeman, Ensemble (Wayne Woodall)
Wayne Woodall is a semi-retired Electrical/Structural Engineer. He has appeared in several musicals including Peter Pan and Oklahoma. Wayne stays busy building set pieces for musicals. He and his wife, Sue, have two children and three grandchildren.
Judge, First Chef, Ensemble (Jim Christie)
Jim and his wife Julie moved to Lago Vista in 2016 and have been active in all community theater and arts since. Jim has been in all LTMT productions since then. Here in Lago Vista, Jim is actively involved as President of Hill Country Singers,President of Lake Travis Music Theater and is active with Lago Vista Players and music director at Rolling Hills Community Church. Having failed retirement, Jim is teaching high school at Warriors Christian Academy in Leander.
Horse, Ensemble (Nancy Coldicott)
This is Nancy’s 3rd musical with LTMT. Nancy revels in any small part she gets to play just for the fun of being on stage and hanging out with the coolest people in Lago Vista. Her love for acting and singing is compounded by getting to do it with her entire family. There may even be a few of her patients in the audience that have heard her “rehearse” during their physical therapy sessions. Her opus magnus…Grace, Katelyn, and Leah Coldicott, the greatest gifts and teachers of love and light.
Ensemble (Anya Alanis)
Anya is a 7th grader at LVMS and has been participating in theater since the age of 3. She has appeared in numerous Rising Stars productions including, Beauty & the Beast Jr., Aladdin, Jr., and the Little Mermaid, Jr. as well as appearing in the LVHS productions of the Lion King, Jr. and The Sound of Music, where she played the role of Marta. Anya has also appeared in the LTMT productions of Joseph, Peter Pan, Oklahoma and as the role of Duffy in Annie. Most recently, Anya played the character Matilda with Rising Stars in 2021 and on the stage at LTMT’s 2021 Masquerade Ball. She also participated in the LVMS One Act Play, where she was awarded “All-Star Cast” for her role as Lucy in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Anya is a percussionist in the LVMS band and also enjoys soccer, basketball and tennis.
Ensemble (Amy Favacho)
Amy has been in the ensemble for several LTMT shows and loves sharing the stage with her son, Reilly. Her other two sons and husband are the percussionists for Hello Dolly. She sincerely hopes you enjoy the beautiful show and is thrilled to return to the experience of live theater!
Ensemble (Leah Coldicott)
Leah is excited to be returning to the stage in this year’s production of Hello Dolly with both her sisters, her mom and her dad building set. She has been involved with a number of LTMT, LVHS, and Rising Stars shows with favorite roles including Isir in Aladdin Jr. (Rising Stars) and Jetsam in The Little Mermaid Jr. (Rising Stars). Leah wants to thank her friends and family for their constant love and support.
Ensemble (Adeline Womack)
Addie is thrilled to be returning to the stage in this year’s production of Hello Dolly! She has been involved with a number of LTMT, LVHS, and Rising Stars shows, this being her sixth. Addie is grateful to her family and friends for their unwavering love and support, as well as the cast and crew for making this all possible.
Ensemble (Reilly Favacho)
Reilly is an incoming 9th grader and has been a principal or part of the ensemble in 12 musicals between LTMT/Rising Stars, Summer Stock Austin, and Glenn High School. He plans to pursue musical theatre as a career and is pleased to be part of Hello Dolly this summer. He'd like to thank his family, all of whom are part of this musical, and Mrs. Barbara and Mrs. Lisa for starting him on the path of acting. He hopes you enjoy the show!
Ensemble (Linda Parsells)
Many thanks to LTMT for the opportunity to be a cast member in seven previous musical productions. Whether playing a nurse, nun, or townsperson, it’s been so much fun to have an excuse to dress up and “pretend.”
Horse (Katelyn Coldicott)
Katelyn Coldicott is happy to be making a cameo in LTMT's production of Hello Dolly. She has been involved with LTMT since 2013 with some of her favorite productions being Oklahoma!, Beauty and the Beast Jr. (Cogsworth), and Peter Pan. She is also a Division I college athlete (XC and Track). She would like to thank everyone involved for letting her be a part of Hello Dolly!