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I PUT A SPELL ON YOU

CONCERT ORDER

Opening Welcome............................................................................................................................................................Caroline Baniewicz

FIRST SECTION

I Put A Spell On You................................................................................................................Courtney Ross, Emma Imholz, Jessica Vanek

Carrie.......................................................................................................................................................................................Erich W. Schleck
Psycho Killer...........................................................................................................................................................................Mason Olshavsky

Last Midnight...............................................................................................................................................................................Kayla Stallone

Vampire..................................................................................................................................................................................Madison Loscalzo
Rhiannon.....................................................................................................................................................................................Allison George

Season of the Witch......................................................................................................................................................................Kory Randles

Zombie.........................................................................................................................................................................................Courtney Ross

 

INTERLUDE

A Moment With Caroline....................................................................................................................................................Caroline Baniewicz

SECOND SECTION

Not Today.......................................................................................................................................................................................Julio Batista

Crazy..............................................................................................................................................................................................Jessica Vanek

Hungry Like The Wolves...............................................................................................................................................................Andrew Bova

The Confrontation.............................................................................................................................................................................Sean Kato

Poor Unfortunate Souls..................................................................................................................................................................Diana Bidea

Superstitious..........................................................................................................................................................................Dominick Raffaele

Off With Their Heads...................................................................................................................................................................Emma Imholz

Bad................................................................................................................................................................................................Marianna Ban

FINALE

Pre-Finale.............................................................................................................................................................................Caroline Baniewicz

Thriller......................................................................................................................................................................................Mason Olshavsky

PRODUCTION BIOS

Caroline Baniewicz (she/her)- Caroline is a comedian and musician, who performs all over the city. Recently she was awarded New Faces in comedy at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. She has a monthly sketch show, Please End This, with Barstool Sports. She’s a member of the band Pup Punk, that performed at Ocean’s Calling music festival this year. Caroline would love to ask you to follow her on Instagram and TikTok to give her some much needed validation. @carolinebaniewicz

Marianna Ban (she/her)- Marianna is pumped to be included in this Halloween Boozy Bash!! She is a Senior at Pace University in the Musical Theatre program and just finished out her senior show there as Berthe in Pippin! Special thanks to Dom for continuing to support and include her in all things theatre! Enjoy the show! Instagram: @marianna_ban

Diana Bidea (she/her)- Diana Bidea is an NYC recording artist with a background in classical music, musical theatre and soul. After rejecting a full scholarship for classical voice, she was determined to find a voice to call her own. Diana released her EP "ATTICS" earlier this year, a genre-bending R&B project, which has been played over 100,000 times since its release. She has accumulated over 500 thousand followers on her TikTok through her videos focused on music, women empowerment and body positivity. She performs her "PSA" series on TikTok which has been viewed over 15 million times. Diana is looking forward to releasing new music and continuing to uplift others through her music and message. You can find Diana with her username @dianabideamusic on all social media platforms.

Andrew Bova (he/him)- Andrew’s so grateful to be working with Raffaele Productions for the first time, and better yet at Chelsea Table & Stage! Favorite credits include Urinetown (Bobby Strong), Bat Boy (Dr. Parker) and Heathers (Kurt Kelly). He’s also had the pleasure of performing at 54 Below in 54 Sings 2000s TV Top Bops! Andrew has also had the opportunity to work on various short films and series through Emerson College, where he’s getting his BFA in Musical Theater. Much love to Mom, Dad, and Ally!

Julio Batista (he/him)- Julio is a graduate from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, where he earned his BFA in Drama. Recently, he’s made his Off-Off-Broadway debut in “All at Once” at the Tank Theatre, and currently has a cast recording available on Spotify for “Michael: The Musical” (Best score winner at NY Summerfest). He sends a special thanks Dominick for giving him the opportunity to embody one of his favorite characters tonight. He dedicates this performance to his mom and Raul Julia.

Matīss Čudars (he/him)- Latvian composer and guitar player Matīss Čudars draws upon a diverse musical upbringing encompassing math-rock, jazz, classical music and avant-garde improv. With an insatiable creative drive, he transcends genres and aesthetics, constantly exploring new musical frontiers. Inspired by Latvia's rich traditions in folk and choral music, Matīss's work embodies a quest for melodicism and beauty, often reflecting the sublime yet understated nature of his motherland. Holding a bachelors degree in Jazz Guitar from Amsterdam Conservatory, and masters degree in Composition from Yale School of Music, Matīss is currently residing in New York City. His past mentors include David Lang, Martin Bresnick, Christopher Theofanidis, Aaron Jay Kernis, Kurt Rosenwinkel, John Hollenbeck, Jesse Van Ruler, Julia Wolfe and Michael Gordon.

Danny Darress (he/him)- Danny is a 23 year old multi-instrumentalist and singer. After graduating from the Berklee College of Music with a degree in jazz performance, he began diving into songwriting and musical theater. He is currently a touring member of the jazz collective “Jazz is Phsh” and the well known pop group “Chess Club”. Danny is very excited to be a part of his first NYC cabaret show and happy to be sharing the stage with such a talented cast! Instagram: @dannydarress

Alli George (she/her)- Alli has always been very passionate about singing. She is currently a vocal major in the music department at NCC. She loves to perform for her friends and family and is so excited to be able to share a few minutes of her life long passion with all of you.

Emma Imholz (they/them)- Emma is a non-binary performer based in Brooklyn. They were most recently seen as Rose in a reading of a new play, Artists. Coming up, you can catch them in an all female-presenting cabaret of Sweeney Todd, Ladies and Their Sensitivities on November 26 at Green Room 42. Many thanks to their friends and family for their continued support. Thanks, y'all! IG - @emmaimholz

Sean Kato (he/him)- Sean Kato is thrilled to be making his Chelsea Table and Stage debut! He is currently studying musical theatre at Pace University. In 2022 he won southern California’s Spirit of the MACY award and performed at the Jimmy Awards on the Minskoff stage on broadway. Love and thanks to family and friends, always.

Madison Loscalzo (she/her)- Madison is so grateful to be performing with Raffaele productions for this spectacular concert. It is her first time performing at a venue such as this and she couldn’t be more excited! Some of her favorite credits include Alice By Heart (Alice), Spring Awakening (Wendla) and Rock of Ages (Sherrie). She would like to thank everyone at Raffaele productions for making this opportunity possible for her!

Mason Olshavsky (he/him)- Mason is currently achieving his BFA in Musical Theatre at Pace University in NYC. He has performed numerous times at The Green Room 42 and 54 Below. He starred as Tony in West Side Story and Link Larson in Hairspray at The Wall Street Theater in CT and is set to star in Agartha: The Opera-Musical in Bulgaria for The Bulgarian National Radio! Mason has appeared on America’s Got Talent, and just finished recording his first original song with the Tom Salta, the legendary composer of Halo, Ghost Recon and Just Dance. Keep an eye out for his possible appearance on this upcoming season of American Idol! Follow him on TikTok (@Shavsky with 100k+)!

Dominick Raffaele (he/him)- Dominick wears many hats, but is so grateful to live a life where he can be an actor, producer, director, coach, manager, and recording artist daily- that is the greatest gift. Dominick created Raffaele Productions at just 18 years old and is beyond proud of the success that has come our way, and is grateful to all those who stayed along for the ride. Coming up next, Dominick is releasing his first EP, Manic, in January 2024, as well as developing an episodic drama, 1976-Eternity, which is planned to shoot late February 2024; in which he will be a writer, executive producer, and actor for the series. Dominick would like to thank all of his parents, his Grandma, his family, and friends, and his brother for their love and support. He hopes you enjoy the show! Instagram: @dominickraffaele, Tiktok: @domraffaele

Kory Randles (he/him)- Kory Randles is a native of Buffalo, NY who recently graduated class of 2023 with his BFA in dance. Since graduating he has worked with the Seacoast Repertory Theatre in Portsmouth, NH in their productions of Newsies, HAIR, Rocky Horror and Bat Boy! Next he is heading to Biloxi, MS to work at MGM Beau Rivage. He would like to thank his friends & family for all of their support <3!

Courtney Ross (she/her)- Courtney is absolutely thrilled to be joining this amazing cast of I Put a Spell on You! She was most recently a swing in the world premiere company of Bottle Shock! The Musical” in San Diego, and will next be performing with Gallatin Theatre Troupe in their Brandspankin’ New Works Festival at NYU this November. Other favorites include off-Broadway appearances in Zombie Prom (Dance Captain) and more; Wilderness (Dylan), Mamma Mia! (Tanya), and appearing as a featured dancer in the screen adaptation of Out Of My Comfort Zone, premiering November 8th! Huge thanks to everyone who made this show possible! courtneysross.com @_courtney_ross_

Erich W. Schleck (he/they)- Erich was most recently seen as Herod in the 50th Anniversary Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. Erich made their West End debut last season as Blippi in Blippi the Musical, which received an Olivier Award nomination for Best Family Show. Originally from Seattle, Erich was seen regionally in A Christmas Story the Musical (original cast recording), Carrie (starring Alice Ripley), and Cabaret (Emcee). Here in NYC, Erich has made appearances at 54 Below, Frankie’s Pub, The Gramercy Theatre (guest host of the Broadway Rave), The Spot and The Rose Room. @erichschleck

Kayla Stallone (she/her)- Kayla is so beyond excited to be a part of this concert! She is a recent graduate from SUNY Purchase with a BA in Theatre. Some of her previous credits include: Ordinary Days (Claire), Spring Awakening (Martha), and Legally Blonde (Enid). She would like to thank everyone involved for making this wonderful show happen!

Jessica Vanek (she/her)- Jessica is a graduate of Oklahoma City University and an avid lover of all things spooky. When she’s not performing, she’s serving as the Vice chair of her new nonprofit, the Autistic Theatremakers Alliance. Happy Halloween! @jessica_vanek

William Richards (he/him)- Percussionist Will Richards is an active performer in a variety of genres, spanning musical theater, orchestras, jazz, contemporary music, and more. He has performed with the Texas Festival Orchestra at Round Top, received the PAS Fred Hoey Memorial Scholarship, and won second place at the Modern Snare Drum Competition. Will recieved a Presidential Scholarship at the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with Christopher Lamb, Duncan Patton, Kyle Zerna, and She-e Wu.

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