Musical Theatre Senior Class

CCMOnStage MUSICALS Presents


Featuring the Class of 2022

March 9-12, 2022, Patricia Corbett Theater

  • Co-Directors/Choreographers Justin Bohon, Katie Johannigman and Eric Santagata
  • Music Director and Arranger Julie Spangler
  • Percussion Hayden Floro*
  • Sound Engineers Brenden Friedel*, Alec Group*
  • Sound Advisors Matthew Tibbs, Emily Porter
  • Videographer and Editor Jack Bolander*
  • Camera Operators Cam Biros, Kiara Gross*, Chloe Otterback*

*CCM Student


Special thanks to Denton Yockey, Deborah Neiheisel-DeZarn, Mandy Powell, Diane Lala, Roger Grodsky, Vincent DeGeorge, Keyona Willis, Taylor Stilson, CCM Voice Faculty, Curt Whitacre, Becky Butts, Mikki Graff, Melissa Neeley-Nicolini, Kenyatta Davis, Ghost Baby OTR, Sterling Shelton and COVID Safety Officer Sarah Summerwell.

Musical Selections

  • "A Cautionary Tale" | Tyler Martin, Ashton Francis
    • From Mean Girls, Music and Lyrics by Jeff Richmond and Nell Benjamin
  • "Did Spring Come to Texas" | Jake Waford
    • From Giant, Music and Lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa
  • "If I Were A Man" | Anna Chase Lanier
    • From Bridgerton: The Unauthorized Musical by Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear
  • "Flor Palida" | Christian Feliciano, Tori Heinlein
    • Music and Lyrics by Marc Anthony

  • "For the First Time in Forever" | Chesney Mitchell
    • From Frozen, Music and Lyrics by Kristen Anderson and Robert Lopez
  • "Deli" | Sammy Schechter 
    • From The New Yorkers, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Weiner and Glenn Slater

  • "Say It Somehow" | Leo Carmody, Cassie Maurer
    • From The Light in The Piazza, Music and Lyrics by Adam Guettel
  • "When She Smiles" | Brandon Schumacker
    • From Lysistrata Jones, Music and Lyrics by Lewis Flinn
  • "Monticello" | Eli Owens
    • From Edges, Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
  • "Pretty Funny" | Christian Kidd
    • From Dogfight, Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
  • "Smell of Rebellion" | Sam Cohen
    • From Matilda the Musical, Music and Lyrics by Tim Minchin
  • "He Threw Me" | Britta Rae
    • From Meet John Doe, Music and Lyrics by Andrew Gerle and Eddie Surgarman
  • "Kind of Woman" | Tori Heinlein
    • From Pippin, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
  • "World's Great Dad" | Kai Horvit, Eli Owens, Brandon Schumacker, Cassie Maurer, Britta Rae, Christian Kidd, Jake Waford
    • From Elf the Musical, by Matthew Sklar, Chad Beguelin
  • "Call Me" | Ashton Francis
    • Sung By Blondie, Music and Lyrics by Giorgio Moroder and Debbie Harry
  • "I Love Betsy" | Eli Owens
    • From Honeymoon In Vegas, Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
  • "Alone" | Cassie Maurer
    • From I Love You Because, Music and Lyrics by Joshua Salzman and Ryan Cunningham
  • "In The Heights" | Christian Feliciano
    • From In the Heights, Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • "Life of the Party" | Anna Chase Lanier
    • From The Wild Party by Andrew Lippa

  • "Tears Dry on Their on Own" | Britta Rae
    • Music and Lyrics by Amy Winehouse
  • "Who I'd Be" | Sam Cohen
    • From Shrek the Musical, Music and Lyrics by Jeanine Tesori
  • "Tell Her" | Kai Horvit
    • From Twelfth Night the Musical, Music and Lyrics by Shaina Taub
  • "Wake Me Up" | Jake Waford
    • Music and Lyrics by George Michael
  • "Bring on the Men" | Tori Heinlein
    • From Jekyll & Hyde, Music and Lyrics by Frank Wildhorn
  • "Everybody Talks" | Sammy Schechter
    • Music and Lyrics by The Neon Trees
  • "From Now On" | Tyler Martin
    • from The Greatest Showman, Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
  • "It Will Be Chloe" | Leo Carmody
    • From Bubble Boy, Music and Lyrics by Cinco Paul
  • "Not Getting Married" | Chesney Mitchell
    • From Company, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
  • "Goodbye" | Brandon Schumacker
    • From I Love You Because, Joshua Salzman, Ryan Cunningham

  • "Last Dance" | Christian Kidd
    • Sung by Donna Summer, Music and Lyrics by Paul Jabara
  • "Settle Down" | Tyler Martin
    • From Sheila Levine, Music and Lyrics by Derek Gregor and Sam Carner
  • "Little Miss Perfect" | Tori Heinlein
    • Music and Lyrics by Joriah Kwamé
  • "It All Fades Away" | Christian Feliciano
    • From The Bridges of Madison County, Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
  • "Falling for The Boy" | Chesney Mitchell
    • From Bubble Boy, Music and Lyrics by Cinco Paul
  • "Without A Believer" | Eli Owens
    • Music and Lyrics by Sara Bareilles
  • "Can't Stop Talking About Him" | Cassie Maurer
    • From Let's Dance, Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
  • "Upside Down" | Kai Horvit, Christian Feliciano
    • Music and Lyrics by Jack Johnson
  • "Hot Blooded" | Christian Kidd
    • Music and Lyrics By Foreigner

  • "It Must Be Him" | Brandon Schumacker
    • Music and Lyrics by Vikki Carr

  • 'Rainbow" | Anna Chase Lanier
    • Music and Lyrics by Kacey Musgraves

  • "You Never Know" | Jake Waford
    • From If/Then, Music and Lyrics by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey
  • "Blame It On My Youth" | Britta Rae
    • Music and Lyrics by Oscar Levant and Edward Heyman
  • "Lonely Room" | Sam Cohen
    • From Oklahoma!, Music and Lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein III
  • "When I Sing in My Car" | Ashton Francis
    • Music and Lyrics by Joey Contreras

  • "To Be Loved" | Leo Carmody
    • Music and Lyrics by Jackie Wilson

  • "This is Not Over Yet" | Sammy Schechter
    • From Parade, Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
  • "From Now On" | All

Musical Theatre Class of 2022

Leo Carmody

Leo Carmody (he/him)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Stevensville, Michigan

At CCM: Rapunzel’s Prince in Into the Woods, Swing in Rocky Horror Picture Show, Ensemble in Guys and Dolls, Ensemble in Urinetown, Choir in Hunchback of Notre Dame. Elsewhere: Tony in West Side Story with the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra, Link Larkin in Hairspray at Mendel Center Mainstage, Peter in Peter and the Starcatcher at Twin City Players.

Sam Cohen

Sam David Cohen (he/him)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Windham, New Hampshire

At CCM: Caldwell B. Cladwell in Urinetown, Abner Dillon in 42nd Street, Mysterious Man in Into the Woods. Elsewhere: Shrek in Shrek the Musical, Pontius Pilate in Jesus Christ Superstar, William Barfee in Spelling Bee, Harold Hill in The Music Man.

Christian Feliciano

Christian Feliciano (he/him)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Fajardo, Puerto Rico

At CCM: George in Sunday in the Park with GeorgeThe Secret Garden, Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite (Swing), Guys and Dolls, 42nd Street. ElsewhereD’illusion The Houdini Musical, Man of La Mancha (Porthouse Theatre) and The Music Man (Porthouse Theatre).

Ashton Francis

Ashton Francis (she/her)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Cincinnati, Ohio

At CCM: Ensemble in 42nd Street, Female Swing in Yeast Nation, Chorus in Hunchback of Notre Dame. Elsewhere: Sophie in Mamma Mia at Stage Right MTC, Heather Duke in Heathers at the Carnegie, Serena in Legally Blonde at the Parrish Theatre, Valentine in Mary Poppins at the Covedale Center.

Tori Heinlein

Tori Heinlein (she/her)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Dover, Massachusetts  
At CCM: Lucy in Bright Star, Gladys in 42nd Street, Featured Dancer in Nutcracker Suite. Elsewhere: Irving Berlin's White Christmas on Broadway, Mamma Mia at the Muny, A Christmas Carol at the Hanover Theatre, Annie at the Media Theatre. Proud member of AEA.

Kai Horvit

Kai Horvit (they/them) 
Senior Musical Theatre student from Palm City, Florida

At CCM: Svec in Once, The Wolf in Into the Woods, Ensemble in 42nd Street, Choir Member in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Ensemble in Guys and Dolls. Elsewhere: Luis in West Side Story, Newsie in Newsies, Ensemble Cover in Mary Poppins at Utah Festival of Opera and Musical Theatre (Logan, Utah).

Christian Kidd

Christian Kidd (they/them)
Senior in Musical Theatre student from Bright, Indiana

At CCM: The Leading Player in Pippin. Elsewhere: Ronnette in Little Shop of Horrors (The Carnegie), The Mouse King in The Nutcracker (Le Juene Dance).

Anna Lanier

Anna Chase Lanier (she/her)
Senior Musical Theatre Student from Dallas, Texas 

At CCM: Fastrada in Pippin, Martha in The Secret Garden, The Witch in Into the Woods, Ensemble in 42nd Street, Ensemble in Urinetown, Swing in Guys & Dolls. Elsewhere: Sophie in Mamma Mia! at The Firehouse Theatre (Farmers Branch, Texas), Alana in The Little Mermaid at Casa Manana (Ft Worth, Texas).

Tyler Martin

Tyler Martin (he/they)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Cleveland, Ohio

At CCM: Daryl in Bright Star, Phantom/ Dr. Frank-N-Furter u/s in The Rocky Horror Show. Elsewhere: Cassidy Theatre (Cleveland, Ohio): Leaf Coneybear in The 25th…Spelling Bee, Hysterium in A Funny Thing...Forum, Josh/ Ensemble in 9 To 5: The Musical, Ensemble in Bonnie & Clyde: A New Musical.

Cassie Maurer

Cassie Maurer (she/her)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

At CCM: Kira/Clio in XanaduUrinetown, Jane in The Secret Garden directed by Connor Gallagher, Peggy Sawyer U/S in 42nd Street, The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Elsewhere: Jerusha Abbott in Daddy Long Legs (Cincinnati, Ohio), Rapunzel in Into The Woods (Fort Thomas, Kentucky), Brooke, Serena, Kate, Chutney U/S in Legally Blonde, White Christmas, Mary Poppins, Gypsy and Singin’ In The Rain with the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina (Hilton Head Island, South Carolina).

Chesney Mitchell

Chesney Mitchell (she/her)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Jackson, Mississippi

At CCM: Little Sally in Urinetown, ensemble in 42nd Street, choir in HunchbackElsewhere: Little Red in Into the Woods, myself in Girls Like That.

Eli Owens

Eli Owens (he/him)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Rochester, New York

At CCM: Guys and Dolls, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, 42nd Street, Bright Star, Rocket Science (workshop) with Kevin McCollum, Jack in Into the Woods, Officer Barrel in Urinetown. Elsewhere: Matilda at the Beck Center for the Arts (Cleveland, Ohio).

Britta Rae

Britta Rae (she/her)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Minneapolis, Minnesota

At CCM: Dot in Sunday in the Park with George, Mrs. Medlock in The Secret Garden, Assistant Director of Rocket Science, Phantom (u/s Magenta, Eddie, Dr. Scott) in The Rocky Horror Show, Martha in Guys & Dolls. Elsewhere: Soloist with Summer Repertory Theatre Festival (Santa Rosa, California), Director of Girls Like That (Cincinnati, Ohio), Baker’s Wife in Into The Woods (Fort Thomas, Kentucky), Featured Vocalist in "The Wonderful Music Of Oz" with Cincinnati Pops.

Sammy Schechter

Sammy Schechter (he/him)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Miami, Florida

At CCM: Pippin in Pippin, Hot Blades Harry in Urinetown, Dancer in Nutcracker Suite, Ensemble in 42nd StreetElsewhere: Finch in Newsies at Millbrook Playhouse, Ensemble in Annie at the Taft.

Brandon Schumacker

Brandon Schumacker (he/him)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Cleveland, Ohio 
At CCM: Ensemble/Brad Understudy in Rocky Horror, the Narrator in Into the Woods, Swing for Guys and Dolls, Dr. Billeaux in Urinetown, The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Elsewhere: Mark in Altar Boyz, Anselmo in Man of La Mancha, The Music Man at Porthouse Theatre, Joseph in Joseph at Mercury Theatre Company.

Jake Waford

Jake Waford (he/him)
Senior Musical Theatre student from Shelbyville, Kentucky

At CCM: George understudy/Soldier in Sunday in the Park with George, Bank Manager in Once, Brad in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Baker in Into the Woods, Tiny Tom in Urinetown, Ensemble in Yeast Nation. Elsewhere: Georg in She Loves Me at Santa Rosa Summer Rep Theatre.

On stage

Upcoming must-see events + top news from UC's College-Conservatory of Music

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CCM News


Four CCM alumni nominated in 2024 Tony Awards

May 1, 2024

Four UC College-Conservatory of Music alumni are named nominees in the 77th annual Tony Awards, recognizing the excellent work shared in Broadway productions during the 2023-24 season. The nominees, announced Tuesday, April 30, include Isabella Byrd (BFA Lighting Design and Technology, ’09), Shoshana Bean (BFA Musical Theatre, '99), Dorian Harewood and Leslie Kritzer (BFA Musical Theatre, '99).


CCM student wins USITT Make-up Design Award

April 5, 2024

The UC College-Conservatory of Music is thrilled to congratulate current masters student Tiara Jones, who was recently named winner of USITT’s Make-Up Design Award. Jones was recognized as part of the USITT24 Conference and Stage Expo in Seattle, Washington.


CCM Dance Series presents "Little Mermaid" April 12-14

April 4, 2024

UC College-Conservatory Music presents "Little Mermaid" on April 12-14, 2024 in Corbett Auditorium. Directed by Shauna Steele, the performance features music by David Arkenstone. Tickets on sale now through the CCM Box Office.

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General Information

Box Office

Located in the CCM Atrium, the Box Office is open Monday through Friday, 12:30-6 p.m.; Saturday, noon-4 p.m.; and one hour prior to curtain for all ticketed performances. MasterCard, Visa and Discover cards are accepted.

  • Location: CCM Atrium Lobby next to Corbett Auditorium
  • Telephone: 513-556-4183
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  • Mail: CCM Box Office, P.O. Box 210003, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0003


Convenient parking is available in the CCM Garage at the base of Corry Boulevard off of Jefferson Avenue. Additional parking is available in garages throughout the UC campus. Any questions concerning on-campus parking should be directed to UC Parking Services at 513-556-2283.

Tax Credit

If you find that you cannot attend your performance, your tickets may be donated for tax credit as a charitable contribution. Simply notify the Box Office prior to the performance to release your seats, and give your name and address. A tax donation receipt will be mailed to you.

COVID Careful

The health and safety of our community remains our top priority. Based on current conditions, performance venues will be reduced to 50% capacity and all individuals, including audience members and performers, are required to wear facial coverings indoors, following guidelines from the CDC and UC's physician-led COVID response team. Additional measures may be in place as conditions develop based on guidance from the CDC and UC's physician-led COVID response team. Visit the UC Public Health website and CCM's COVID-19 website for additional information and updates.

Lost and Found

If you have lost an item, contact lost and found at 513-556-9413.

House Policies

The House Manager has been instructed to minimize the disturbance to patrons already seated when accommodating latecomers. The director and producer of each production select times that are least likely to interrupt the performance, and latecomers will be seated only during these times. Latecomers who miss these opportunities will not be admitted until intermission. Children under the age of 6 will not be admitted.

Cameras, Phones and Recording Devices

The video or audio recording of performances is prohibited.

The use of cameras, with or without flashes, recording devices, cellular phones and other electronic devices inside the theater is prohibited. Please leave them with the House Manager.

Smoking and Refreshments

Smoking and refreshments are not permitted in the theater. Effective May 1, 2017, smoking and tobacco use (including chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes) shall be prohibited by students, staff, faculty, visitors, vendors and contractors at all times in or on University of Cincinnati properties, including events on university property during non-school hours. This includes all shelters, indoor and outdoor theaters and athletic facilities, bridges, walkways, sidewalks, residence halls, parking lots, and street parking and garages owned by the university.

Hearing Enhancement

Telex listening devices are available for checkout during performances in both Patricia Corbett Theater and Corbett Auditorium. Please inquire at the Box Office.

Wheelchair Seating

Wheelchair seating is available in both Corbett Auditorium and Patricia Corbett Theater. Seating is limited, so reservations should be made with the Box Office when ordering tickets. These seats are subject to availability.

Group Sales

The Box Office can accommodate groups for major productions and concerts. Preview and benefit performances are also available for some productions. For more information, call the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183.

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Map depicting exits from Patricia Corbett Theatre

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