Rachel returned to The Mac-Haydn Theatre to play Mother in Ragtime this July/August. Directed by John Saunders and Choreographed by Sebastiani Romagnolo, the epic musical featured a cast of 36, the largest to ever perform on MHT’s stage.
Rachel is currently playing Dead Mum in Goodspeed’s production of Billy Elliot. Directed by Gabriel Barre and Choreographed by Marc Kimelman.
The production runs in East Haddam, CT through November 24th. For tickets and info, head to Goodspeed’s Website.
Rachel spent June playing Milo Davenport in Music Theatre Wichita’s Production of An American In Paris. Directed/Choreographed by Jeffry Denman , the show also starred Clyde Alves, Julie Eicher, Ben Fankhauser, and Johnny Stellard.
Rachel is currently in rehearsals for the NY Premiere of the play Queen by Madhuri Shekar under the direction of J. Mehr Kaur.
Queen tells the story of of two female scientists, Sanam and Ariel, who have spent the past seen years researching vanishing bee populations across the globe. Just as they are about to publish a career-defining paper, Sanam stumbles across an error which could cause catastrophic damage to their reputations, careers, and friendship. Now, both women are confronted with an impossible choice: look the other way and save the bees — or tell the truth and face the consequences
January 31 - February 16, 2019. Thursday & Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 2pm &8pm.
Visit www.apacny.org for ticket info!
Rachel took part in a Benefit Concert of the new musical Luna Park with the Astoria Performing Arts Center. The show told the story of the two men who created Luna Park, the amusement park at Coney Island. Rachel played Mabel, the vixen-villain who threatens to ruin their relationship.
Music by Hyeyoung Kim, Lyrics by Michael Cooper, Book by Daniel F. Levin, and direction by Dev Bondarin. Performances were at the brand new Rioult Dance Center in Astoria.
Earlier this year, Rachel worked on her first feature film, Last Vermont Christmas. It will be airing on the Hallmark Channel on November 19th at 9pm ET/PT.
The film centers around three sisters who gather with their parents every year to spend a magical Christmas in their beloved family home. But will the sale of their house bring their traditions to an end?
Rachel played the central role of Elizabeth in Alex Parrish’s new piece, Blood From A Stone, which performed as part of the performance series FEAST at Theatre Under St. Marks.
The musical explores apathy and addiction through the lens of Elizabeth, a career social worker who has lost compassion for her clients, and her boss Claire, who challenges her to confront why.
The piece was directed by Alice Cash. Check out www.FeastPerformance.com for more info on this series!
This spring, Rachel participated in a reading of A Whisper In The Trees by Kelsey McConnell and Andrew Lynch as part of their thesis for NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.