Opening Night Tribute
Ann’s Place Festival of Trees
Master of Ceremonies Ira Joe Fisher
Allison Stockel, Executive Director of Ridgefield Playhouse, will deliver the tribute and introduction of Honorees.
The star-studded entertainment
Katie Diamond, actor/singer whose Broadway and touring credits include Jersey Boys, The Pirate Queen, White Christmas and The Wedding Banquet. Regional credits include: Oklahoma!, The Secret Garden, Great Expectations, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Pirates of Penzance and others. Katie is co-founder and Executive Producer of ACT of CT. She lives in Ridgefield with her husband, Bill Diamond, and three children.
Daniel Levine, Broadway actor whose hit credits include Les Misérables, Jesus Christ Superstar, Chicago, Mamma Mia!, The Rocky Horror Show, Tommy (nominated best actor in a musical), and Little Shop of Horrors. Regional credits: Oklahoma!, Next to Normal, Guys & Dolls, Company, Man of LaMancha, Sweet Charity, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and Evita. Television: Beverly Hills, 90210, and General Hospital. Daniel is co-founder and Artistic Director of ACT of CT.
Bryan Perri, musical director and conductor of Broadway’s wildly popular and long-running Wicked, Chaplin and Next to Normal. Regional or touring companies: Wicked (LA, SF), Dogfight, Behind the Limelight, Vanities, Is There Life After High School?, Altar Boyz, Disney’s Freaky Friday and upcoming Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill.
Bryan is co-founder and Musical Director of ACT of CT.
Daniela Sikora, an award winning soloist, arranger, composer and conductor, is the Artistic Director of the Ridgefield Chorale and the Founders Hall Singers. Daniela is a music educator active in community arts affairs. Notable roles: Rosina in The Barber of Seville, Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro and Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte. Daniela is known for American songbook standards, Broadway show tunes, pops and swing numbers.