Footloose on Norwegian Joy
Kris is overjoyed to relaunch the cruising and entertainment industries while playing a dream role, Rusty, in Norwegian Cruise Line's production of Footloose onboard the Norwegian Joy! She will also be performing onboard in Elements, a spectacular show incorporating magicians and aerialists that is a crowd favorite. Kris is especially excited to take on the duty of Vocal Captain for both shows. Rehearsals begin Oct 3, 2021, for an onboard opening of Nov 21, 2021 and closing May 22, 2022. The ship will be cruising the Caribbean, including Miami, Mexico, Belize, and Honduras.
Little Shop of Horrors
Kris is grateful to be a part of the new New York revival of the classic Little Shop of Horrors, off-Broadway at the Westside Theatre! Directed by the Tony-winning Michael Mayer, the show stars Tony-and Emmy winners and noms Jonathan Groff, Christian Borle and Tammy Blanchard, and begins previews on September 17, 2019, with an opening on October 17, 2019 for an open-ended run. Check out the website below for tickets!
Broadway Inspirational Voices TONY Award
Kris is overjoyed to announce that Broadway Inspirational Voices has been chosen by the TONY committee to be recipients of a 2019 Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre! In their 25th year, BIV is extremely honored to receive this TONY Award, bestowed to founder Michael McElroy. The 73rd Annual TONY Awards will be aired June 9th on CBS.
Broadway Inspirational Voices
Kris has joined the invite-only legendary Gospel choir Broadway Inspirational Voices (BIV)! BIV is a Grammy-nominated professional choir founded and directed by the Tony-nominated Michael McElroy, and is made up of current and former Broadway performers. BIV is a mainstay in the Broadway community, having been around for 24 years, and is a non-profit service organization, partnering with programs such as Covenant House and Ronald McDonald House. Kris will be performing in her first BIV concert- Broadway Our Way Live on June 11th on Broadway at the New Victory Theatre! Broadway Our Way presents new arrangements of beloved Broadway showtunes with Gospel stylings. Check out the link below for tickets!
Beautiful- The Carole King Musical on Broadway
Kris is ecstatic to have been transferred to the New York cast of Beautiful the Carole King Musical where she will be making her Broadway debut!! She will reprise her role as Female Swing, covering six ensemble tracks. Check the website below for performance schedules in NYC and to purchase tickets!
Beautiful- The Carole King Musical on Tour
Kris is proud to join the company of the Broadway North American Tour of Beautiful- The Carole King Musical as the Female Swing! The show is touring the US and makes a stop for two months in Toronto, Canada this summer. Check the website below for tickets and dates and catch the show in a city near you!
Kris is beyond excited to make her National Tour debut as her dream role, Carmen Diaz, in FAME the Musical! Produced by William Weir Productions, directed by Dominic Ruggiero, and choreographed by Antoinette DiPietropolo, the tour will be traveling all around the US, from Florida to California, Oregon and everything in between! Rehearsals start in NYC August 23rd, with first previews beginning September 21st, 2016 and will run until January 19th, 2017. For more info, including tour dates and tickets, click below!
Kris is excited to be a nun on the run in Sister Act at the well-respected Fireside Theatre in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin! She will be playing Tina and will be understudying the lead, Deloris. The Fireside is a theatre-in-the-round and is part of a dinner and show experience. Rehearsals start March 28th, 2016 and the show opens April 14th, running until May 30th. For tickets and more info, click the button below!
Bella: An American Tall Tale
Kris is excited to be once again working on the new musical Bella: An American Tall Tale by Kirsten Childs, this time playing the Young Girl. An industry reading will be held at Playwrights Horizons in NYC on March 18th, 2016. The cast includes NaTasha Yvette Williams, Capathia Jenkins, Paolo Montalban and more! For more info, check out the website!
The Music of Motown
Kris will be performing at the Mill Mountain Theatre in Roanoke, VA in a staged concert of The Music of Motown on March 11th and 12th. As the female singer with three male performers, Kris will be singing earlier and later Motown hits such as "Please Mr. Postman", "Baby Love", "Heatwave", "Midnight Train to Georgia", "Respect" and others. For more info, check out the website!
Bella: An American Tall Tale
Kris will be playing Bella in Bella: An American Tall Tale at the Weston Playhouse in Weston, Vermont in a concert performance on February 27, 2016. There will be a second concert performance in New York City on February 29, 2016 and then she will record a cast demo at Sh-K-Boom Records. Bella is an award-winning new musical by Kirsten Childs exploring the African-American experience in the Old West.