Vintage Broadway Cabaret
By Cardinal StageSOLD OUT
June 4 & 5 at 7:00pm
BOTH PERFORMANCES ARE NOW SOLD OUT! To sign up for the wait list, click here.
Escape into the Golden Age of musicals with this evening of songs that have aged like a fine wine. Cardinal artists will share their favorite hits of yesteryear and celebrate the shows that made Broadway shine! Featuring a mix of Cardinal alumni and new, local artists.
In-person, outdoors, and socially-distanced on June 4 & 5 at 7:00pm. Both performances are currently sold out. Sign up for out wait list below.
Location & Ticketing Details
The show will take place on a pop up stage in the middle of a large field. To maintain distance, each party will be assigned a circular pod for seating as they arrive. Pods will be marked on the ground at a distance of 6ft apart and can be reserved for 1-2 or 3-4 people. If you have more than 4 in your party, you will need to purchase more than one seating pod.
1-2 person seating pod: $25
3-4 person seating pod: $50
There are no physical tickets for this event, just check in with the box office attendant when you arrive and they will direct you and your group to a seating pod. Please plan to bring your own lawn chairs and any refreshments you would like to enjoy before or during the show (we will not be selling concessions). Masks will be required for all attendees, but can be removed to eat or drink once inside your seating pod. Masks must be worn at all times when outside of your seating pod.
Run Time: 80 minutes. The show will end by 8:20pm. Sundown is at 9:10pm.
Rain Date: Sunday, June 6
Amanda Biggs is an internationally prize-winning singer who recently relocated to Bloomington from Chicago with her fiancée Terra and two children. Her theater credits include Madame de la Grand Bouche in Beauty and the Beast, Alison in Fun Home, Fantine in Les Misérables, Mrs Lovett in Sweeney Todd, and Selma Steele in The Breeze Bends the Grass.
Philip Christiansen has been involved with many Cardinal Stage productions, both on stage and off. On stage, he was recently seen in Cardinal’s 2019 production of Disney’s Newsies as Joseph Pulitzer and 2018 production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast as Cogsworth. He has also served as the production stage manager for 18 Cardinal productions (most recently for The Roommate) and is the company stage manager for Indianapolis Opera.
Eric Doades is the choir director at Edgewood Junior High School. A native of Washington, Indiana, Eric holds a bachelors degree in music education from Western Kentucky University and a masters degree in musical theatre performance from Oklahoma City University, and has been teaching choral music for 14 years. Eric has toured the US with Missoula Children’s Theatre and Performed internationally though Gyeonggi English Village in Paju, South Korea. While in South Korea, Eric also wrote and composed for the various productions at English Village. Eric has been heard in audio productions of Ed Wood: the Musical! and Back Issues, and seen in productions of The Light in the Piazza, Batboy: the Musical, Gianni Schicci, Brigadoon, Crazy for You and Oklahoma! among others. He currently serves on the board for The Sounds of Indiana Barbershop Chorus.
Sheryl Doades is thrilled to return to Cardinal Stage with this wonderful cast and creative team! Originally from New York and calling Bloomington home since 2017, Sheryl has performed and directed across the U.S., Canada, and overseas. Local credits include: Bloomington Playwright’s Project’s Lost Letters (Ava/Dart), The Enlightenment of Percival von Schmootz (Mother/Others), Cardinal Stage’s Peter Pan (Warrior), Shawnee Theatre’s The Odd Couple (Gwendolyn Pigeon), Ivy Tech’s Evil Dead the Musical! (Cheryl); Audio: Back Issues (Anne Marie Redmond), Flashback to Never (Linda Kramer). Sheryl has taught and directed for the Bloomington Academy of Film and Theatre, Stages Bloomington, and Bloomington High School North’s Theatre Troupe. She currently serves on the board of the Jewish Theatre of Bloomington and is pursuing her masters degree at IU Bloomington.
Kevin Dolan is a rising senior at Indiana University pursuing a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre, in addition to a minor in Arts Management at IU. The Cardinal Stage Vintage Cabaret marks Kevin’s first performance with the Cardinal Stage family, and he’s just so thankful to be able share his voice with those residing in Bloomington, especially during this time of the pandemic. Throughout his collegiate career, Kevin has made his theatrical impact by performing in various productions in Bloomington, including Indiana University’s productions of Big Fish (Don Price) and Little Women (Mr. Laurence), in addition to performing in independent projects, such as Taylor Ward’s production of Hunchback of Notre Dame (Ensemble) and Kyle Mason’s production of Into the Woods (Baker). Kevin hails from Washington D.C., where he lives with his Mom, Dad, brother, and three puppies.
Scott Hogsed: At New York City Opera Scott Hogsed sang many roles, including Count Almaviva in Le Nozze Di Figaro and Anthony Hope in Sweeney Todd. He was Javert in Les Misérables with Cardinal Stage and performed in their recent Home for the Holidays virtual cabaret. Equity credits include Theater of the Star’s production of Camelot as Lancelot opposite Robert Goulet’s King Arthur.
Danielle McKnight is a recent graduate with a BFA in Musical Theatre from Indiana University. Most recently, she performed as Fedallah in Kill The Whale by Daniel Emonds, directed by Chloe Treat. She also performed in a virtual reading of Funnyhouse of a Negro with The Residential Acting Company in NYC, and in Playwrights Horizons NYC workshop of The Wave, written by Or Matias and directed by Chloe Treat. For Cardinal Stage: The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, and the 2019 Cardinal Bash gala. Danielle also works as a voice actor for commercials, video games, and audiobooks. Find more info at daniellemcknight.com, and follow her on Instagram at @daniellemcknight.
Eric Olson previously appeared with Cardinal Stage in 2018’s Fun Home and was happily rehearsing Ada and the Engine before the world turned upside down. He spent two years as Houdini in the First National Tour of Ragtime, has appeared Off-Broadway, and in regional theatres across America & Europe, including Goodspeed Opera House, Trinity Repertory Company, Sacramento Music Circus, The Kennedy Center, Gateway Playhouse, Theatre By The Sea, The Falcon, and Disney’s Hyperion. In Indiana, Eric has appeared with Actors Theatre of Indiana, Phoenix Theatre, Eclipse, HART, and others, in shows including Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Peter & The Starcatcher, Fun Home, American Idiot, Cabaret, and many more. Film credits include Garry Marshall’s Raising Helen, Rosie’s Rescue, The Shower Singer, and Ed/Ted. As always, he dedicates this show to Suzanne, Ginny, & Nick.
Lisa Podulka is thrilled to work with Cardinal again after playing Babette in Beauty and the Beast, and making guest appearances in the Quarantine Cabaret and Cardinal Karaoke + Trivia. She graduated last year from IU with a BFA in Musical Theatre and a minor in Spanish. Select Bloomington credits: and Dames at Sea (Ruby) – IU Summer Theatre, and Peter and the Starcatcher (Molly), City of Angels (Carla/Alaura) – IU Theatre. Other favorite credits: Ragtime (Evelyn Nesbit), Saturday Night Fever (Annette), Mamma Mia! and Funny Girl – Interlakes Summer Theatre. Thank you to Kate for this opportunity, and to everyone else who helped make this cabaret happen. Breathe in, and breathe out: we’ve spotted the light at the tunnel, and better days are ahead.
Soprano Anne Slovin is a third-year doctoral student in voice at the Jacobs School of Music. She teaches voice locally in Bloomington and online, wherever you happen to be! Recent stage roles include Micaëla in La Tragédie de Carmen at the Waldron Arts Center and Pamina in The Magic Flute with Bloomington Chamber Opera.
Director: Kate Galvin
Music Director: Brandon Magid
Production Manager: Corey Hollinger
Brandon Magid (music director / pianist) is a music educator, director and vocal coach and recently graduated with his Master of Science in Music Education from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. Credits include Broadway: Godspell; Off-Broadway: City Center Encores!; Regional: Paper Mill Playhouse, American Repertory Theater, Barrington Stage Company, and Goodspeed Musicals. He has worked as a pianist and vocal coach for multiple institutions including New York University, Northwestern University, and Indiana University in addition to Broadway Dance Center and Interlochen Center for the Arts. He is a proud graduate of Loyola University Chicago and holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Music and in Theatre. www.brandonamagid.com