Monthly Archives: November 2012

Mark Watters

Mark Watters returns for his eighth Tarbell Awards Show. Following his conducting of “South Pacific” for last year’s show, this versatile composer, arranger, conductor and performer has been active in a variety of idioms. Most recently, he completed a nation-wide

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Kevin Odekirk

Kevin Odekirk is thrilled to once again join his “Tarbell Family”! A native of Southern California, Kevin grew up surfing in the morning and playing drums all night.  Getting his start in Hollywood, Kevin won roles in T.V. shows such as

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Shirley Jones

THE SHIRLEY JONES SUCCESS STORY could not have been more perfect if it were concocted by a studio press agent. Born in tiny Smithton, Pa. (pop. 877), only daughter of the Jones Family (brewers of popular”Stoney’s Beer”) the feisty and

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Hugh Panaro

Besides his incredible talent, Hugh is just the sweetest, warmest, kindest and most generous man you’ll ever want to be onstage with. ~ Carolee Carmello. Lestat Hugh Panaro has been described as “the leader of Broadway’s dwindling supply of great

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Roy Leake Jr.

Roy is completely delighted to be back for his 3rd Tarbell Awards Show, having played Lt. Billis in last year’s South Pacific , and the evil Inkeeper Thenardier in Les Miserables in ’08. This year, he is excited to be

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Cathy Newman

Cathy is thrilled to be a part of another Tarbell Awards Show! She is currently traveling around the country on the national tour of the Lincoln Center revival of South Pacific . You can catch this gorgeous production when it

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Nita Whitaker

She has been compared to the top female vocalist of the last 30 years, but really, there is no comparison. Classically trained thought she began singing in her Louisiana church, Nita Whitaker has a unique style that blends pop, gospel,

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Brian Stokes Mitchell

Dubbed “The Last Leading Man” by the New York Times, Brian Stokes Mitchell has enjoyed a rich and varied career on Broadway, television and film, along with appearances in the great American concert halls. His musical versatility has kept him

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