ACTORS & STAFF Fall 2021
Rachel is excited to return to dinner theatre with Musical Mysteries & More! A graduate of Emerson and Middlebury Colleges, she taught high school in Brooklyn, NY for a number of years before deciding to pursue performance full time. She has since performed in multiple TYA national tours as well as off-broadway and regional productions. When she is not onstage, she works on cruise ships as a Cruise & Travel Director.
Joshua Van Nort
Joshua Van Nort is a recent graduate of the Musical Theatre BFA program at Northern Kentucky University and is excited for his debut performance with Musical Mysteries and More! Some of his favorite roles include Underling in The Drowsy Chaperone and Sir Joseph Porter in H.M.S. Pinafore. Joshua would like to thank his family and friends for their endless support and for being part of his acting journey! joshvannort.com
Lani Bio Coming Soon
Joe has been a member of the professional acting community for over 30 years. He has performed musicals, comedies, mysteries and Shakespeare in tours, dinner theater, stage plays and cruise ships. Favorite roles: John Adams in 1776, Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, El Gallo in The Fantasticks & Cogsworth in Beauty and the Beast. When not performing, he enjoys writing -- 22 mystery shows and counting.
Lauren Alice Smith
Lauren Alice Smith is thrilled to be making her debut with Musical Mysteries & More! Currently based in Southwest Virginia, Lauren has performed in both New York City and in theatres around the country. Some of her favorite credits include ‘Lily St. Regis’ in “Annie," ‘Janet Weiss’ in “The Rocky Horror Show," and ‘Annelle Dupuy-Desoto” in “Steel Magnolias.” Thank you to Joe and the rest of the company for this opportunity! laurenalicesmith.com
Mikey Miller, a Jersey City-based actor, writer, and educator, is elated to be making his Musical Mysteries & More debut! A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Mikey was last seen in person touring the Northeast as the Cat in The Cat in the Hat. When Mikey isn’t acting, he can be found guiding high schoolers through the college applications process or searching for the world’s best cookies and cream milkshake. @mikeyemiller / mikeyemiller.com.
Rachel E Coffin
Dorothy Jo Oberfoell
Joshua Van Nort