Rachel just finished filming her first feature film, in which she played a lead! She filmed upstate for the month of May. Stay tuned for more information later in 2018.
Rachel was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical by the Berkshire Critics Association for her performance as Irene Molloy in this summer's production of Hello, Dolly at the Mac-Haydn Theatre.
Hello, Dolly was nominated for 5 awards and took home the awards for both Outstanding Musical (tying with Barrington Stage's Company) and Outstanding Choreography!
Rachel will be wearing ribbons down her back this August as Irene Malloy in the musical theatre classic, Hello, Dolly! She returns to the Mac-Haydn Theatre where she spent a summer when she was in college.
The show runs from August 24th - September 3rd and tickets are going fast. Visit the MHT Website for more information!
Rachel took part in a reading of the new musical The House of Edgar Allan Poe, with book and music by Morgan Hollingsworth and direction by Ryan Emmons. The reading had 3 public performances as part of NYMF's reading series. Rachel played the role of Frances Osgood, a poet who entered into an emotional relationship with the already-married Poe.
Rachel makes her 54 Below debut on July 2nd with a concert reading of the 1983 musical Doonesbury, based on the comic strip by the same name. Rachel plays J.J., the role originated by Kate Burton.
Rachel is currently in rehearsals of a new musical being mounted at the Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, New York. Based on the Armenian Genocide of 1915, Some People Hear Thunder is a powerful work about the too-often overlooked part of history.
Rachel plays the role of Carole Chapin, the love of a reporter who goes to Turkey to cover what is going on there on the brink of World War II.
Some People Hear Thunder plays April 28-May 21. Get tickets through the Capital Rep's website, and get more information about the musical on their official page.
Rachel's holidays will be merry and bright once more, this time playing Betty Haynes in the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina's production of White Christmas!
The production will be directed by Mark Martino, Music Directed by Eric Alsford, and Choreographed by fellow OCU Alum Shea Sullivan!
Fun Fact: the first job Rachel booked when she moved to NYC seven years ago was with the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. She is thrilled to be coming back to Hilton Head as a leading lady!
Rachel is playing the role of Tzeitel in Maine State Music Theatre's production of Fiddler on the Roof! The production is being directed by Gary John LaRosa and runs from July 20th-August 6th.
Fun Fact: Rachel will now have played all three of Tevye's eldest daughters: Chava, Hodel, and Tzeitel!