Irving Berlin's White Christmas Cast
Art Rimbert (Bob Wallace)
Art is thrilled to be back at LCC after performing as Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol! He has previously performed in Annie Get Your Gun, MacBeth, opera choruses, show chorales, and a cappella octets. He is overjoyed to reunite with the LCCT family. He is always grateful for the love and support from his husband, Alan, his most enthusiastic fan!
Adrian Jones (Phil Davis)
Adrian is from Wilmington, NC and is a junior Dance Performance and Choreography major at East Carolina University. His previous theatre credits include Man of La Mancha (Flamenco Choreographer), Funny Girl (tap choreographer), Newsies (Specs), Footloose (Jeter), Swing!, 42nd Street, and Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Adrian is so excited to be making his lead debut as Phil Davis and co-choreographing this show!
Cristle Gaskins (Betty Haynes)
As a realtor, wife, and homeschool mom of 7, Cristle dips her toes into the realm of theatre to fulfill her dream of acting and singing on stage by playing the role of Betty. Her favorite pastimes are designing and staging homes and writing while watching the sun set over the ocean.
Gabby Cruz (Judy Haynes)
Gabby is delighted to play her first leading role in a show. Her love of dance led her to the theatre, and she has performed across three counties in the last seven years. She is a student at LCC and will finish her degree in December. She loves a good Arnold Palmer, a great playlist, and traveling with her friends and family.
Dylan Fisher (General Waverly)
Dylan is honored to be performing in his first LCC show. He studied musical theater at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Previous shows include Oklahoma! (Jud Fry), 110 in the Shade (Noah Curry), Assassins (Zangara), The Adding Machine (Shrdlu) and As You Like It (Duke Senior). He teaches music at Northeast Elementary. He would like to thank his friends and family for their continuous support.
Suzi Wagner (Martha Watson)
Suzi has performed in other shows including Sister Act, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Annie, The Cake, and Fiddler on the Roof. She loves her husband, Bob Wagner, her children, and grandchildren, and she loves traveling on medical missions.
Alyssa Bayless (Rita)
Alyssa is excited to be back onstage with LCC where she recently portrayed Mrs. Wormwood in Matilda. Some of Alyssa’s favorite roles include Ado Annie in Oklahoma!, Sister Mary Amnesia in Nunsense, and Morticia in The Addams Family. Alyssa would like to thank the production team and cast, her husband and family, and you for supporting the local theatre. 1 Peter 4:10
Rebekah Lemon (Rhoda)
Rebekah can’t wait to take the stage at LCC for a second time this year. Rebekah lives in Kinston, NC and is so excited for her first holiday show. Rebekah has been dancing since 2008 and has been doing theatre since 2012. She has never taken the stage without her twin sister, Rachel Lemon, by her side.
Carson Cade (Susan Waverly)
Carson Cade is a very kind, sweet, loving 9-year-old living in Kinston, NC. She is in the 4th grade at Southwood Elementary School. Carson recently played Erica in LCC’s production of Matilda. She is excited for the opportunity to be a part of this production, and she cannot wait to take the stage again with this amazing cast, crew, choreographers, and director.
Travis Johnson (Ezekiel Foster)
Travis is from La Grange, NC. He is a student at LCC, pursuing an Associate in Arts degree. Travis was in two shows at North Lenoir High School, Into the Woods and The Pajama Game. He is also a huge motorsports fan.
Christian Moore (Mike)
Christian is a student at LCC, with dreams of being a film and television actor. When he isn't practicing for a show, Christian is constantly quoting reality TV and committing human sacrifices for a good bottle of ranch dressing.
Tanner Wilson (Ralph Sheldrake)
Tanner is excited to be back on stage yet again in another Jessica Cruz production. Previous roles include Boy Scrooge in Ebenezer, Ensemble in A Christmas Carol, and Rudolpho in Matilda. Tanner lives in Kinston, NC.
Elliott Jones (Jimmy)
Elliott was born and raised in Kinston, NC and has participated in plays at Lenoir Community College in the past. He loves spending time with his daughter and is looking forward to doing this play with his daughter!
Aaron Williams (Ensemble)
Second time's the charm, right? Aaron is a native of La Grange, NC and a "second-time first-time" performer. After being unable to make a stage debut in LCC's Ragtime (2020), he's back and happy to be a part of the White Christmas ensemble.
Adam Kearney (Ensemble)
Adam is a student at LCC where he is seeking an AFA-Music degree. He loves to play guitar and spend time with his family. This is his first show.
Caroline Wimbush (Ensemble)
Caroline is a junior at North Lenoir High School. She has been dancing for 10 years, practicing styles such as ballet, tap, pointe, lyrical, and jazz. In addition to dance, she also plays flute in her school’s marching band. She was born in Kinston and has lived there since!
Gianna Cruz (Ensemble)
Gianna is no stranger to Turner Stage. We recently saw her perform as Matilda in Matilda, The Musical. She is excited to dance her heart out in this show. She loves swimming, riding her bike, and painting her nails. Ask her about her genuine love for Takis and seaweed.
Ivy Azure (Ensemble)
Ivy is a New Bern native who you last saw on Turner stage as a Mersister in The Little Mermaid. She plays five instruments, sings, dances, and is extremely prone to accidents.
Izzy Houston (Ensemble)
Izzy is a 15-year-old sophomore at South Lenoir High School. She loves music, art, and animals. Izzy’s favorite subject is science, and she wants to be a Forensic Entomologist when she grows up.
Jack Rooney (Ensemble)
Jack Sebastian Rooney was born in North Carolina and has remained there his whole life. This is his second LCC production though he has done many shows for KOS. He's very excited!
Joi Lemon (Ensemble)
Joi is overjoyed to be a part of one of her favorite Christmas movies, White Christmas. Joi lives in Kinston with her husband, John, and their four children. She enjoys singing, spending quality time with her grandsons, baking, decorating and providing preschool instructional time with local homeschool groups. She participated in The Music Man, Annie, and Matilda productions.
Kassidy Loftin (Ensemble)
Kassidy is a junior at south Lenoir High School. She has been dancing for almost nine years. Last summer she was in Matilda, which was her first play.
Lennox Williamson (Ensemble)
Lennox s a ten-year-old from Kinston, NC. He enjoys taking clogging, tap and hip-hop dance classes at Mooves. Lennox is the youngest of four siblings and thinks homeschooling is fun and amazing. This is Lennox's first time in a stage production, and he is looking forward to having a great time with everyone.
Lillian Martin (Ensemble)
Lillian is a vivacious 12-year-old, who discovered her passion for dance at two. With Studio 86 as her artistic haven, she has blossomed into a skilled dancer. Lillian’s journey reached new heights at the Carolina Ballet Summer Intensive in 2023, fueling her dreams with invaluable experiences and boundless inspiration.
Mackensey Robinson (Ensemble)
Mackensey is 18 years old; her passions include singing, dance, and creative writing. She is a student at Lenoir Community College, and this is her first musical.
Mallory Jones (Ensemble)
Mallory has been in dance for 5 years now and is only 6 years old! She loves to sing and dance and could do it all day long! She loves her mom and dad very much.
Marcus Jones (Ensemble)
Marcus is thrilled to be part of the enchanting production of White Christmas. Born amidst a serene snowfall, Marcus embraces the spirit of the holiday season. With his mesmerizing vocals and passion for jazz music, he shines brightly as a member of the ensemble, captivating audiences with each heartfelt note. Get ready for a winter wonderland of music and magic with Marcus in White Christmas.
Michael Bryant (Ensemble)
Michael is excited to perform in his second show at LCC. He enjoys Pac-Man, Mario, and loves to help his peers.
Rachel Lemon (Ensemble)
Rachel lives in Kinston, North Carolina. She is the youngest of eight, she loves to cook, and she’s a retired pageant girl. She will be attending East Carolina University in the Spring.
Simeon Cruz (Ensemble)
Simeon enjoys playing video games and working on computers. He recently worked behind the scenes of Matilda, The Musical in the sound booth. He is doing his mom and big sister a huge favor by joining the cast on stage for this show. He loves his dog, Arlo, and the creators of Door Dash.
Thurman Sanders (Ensemble)
Thurman is a current student at Lenoir Community College and has helped with past productions at LCC. Thurman enjoys painting, dancing, and art.
Victoria Kosinski (Ensemble)
Victoria graduated from UNC Pembroke in 2021 with her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. She works as a legal assistant at the Barber and Webster, P.L.L.C. She has a spunky Golden Doodle named Doodle that comes to work with her to assist at the law firm. She comes from a dance background and will enjoy being a dancer in this production.