By Starlight

Musical productions featuring the American Songbook.

BY STARLIGHT
A Cabaret of Standards
Cast of "By Starlight"                       Photo by Edward Haywood
"By Starlight" cast:  Jeffrey Victor, Brennan Cuff, Jennifer McLaren, Lauren Bowler, Rnold Smith, Geoff Campbell
Photo by Thomas Deschutter
The men of "By Starlight"
Photo by Thomas DeSchutter
Lauren Bowler is excited to be joining this team for the first time, and to sing these beautiful classics with such talented folk! Recent credits: Chelsea Hotel (Firehall), Blood Brothers (Arts Club), Drowsy Chaperone (Vancouver Playhouse, National Arts Centre, Citadel Theatre), My Fair Lady and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Gateway Theatre), Singing in the Rain and Anything Goes (TUTS), Guys and Dolls (Manitoba Theatre Centre, Theatre Calgary, Citadel Theatre), Cabaret, Gypsy, and The Producers (Arts Club). Lauren works as an animation motion capture actor and co-owns Great Wall Tea Company. Upcoming: High Society (Arts Club).
Geoff Campbell is appearing for the fourth time in a cabaret for Lande Productions.  His passion for singing grew while studying at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in L.A. in 1996.  Favourite roles include Jack (Into the Woods), Curly (Oklahoma), El Gallo (The Fantastiks), M.Washburn & barbershop quartet (The Music Man), Gabey (On the Town), Hortensio (Kiss Me Kate), Zack (A Chorus Line) and Jim Taylor (Louisiana Purchase) where he met his amazing wife, Catherine.  
Born and raised in Saskatoon, Brennan Cuff recently finished his Masters of Music Theatre Performance at the Royal Scottish Academy in Glasgow--
now dubbed the Royal Scottish Conservatory.
Favourite credits include two seasons in White Christmas (ArtsClub Theatre),
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Vancouver Playhouse), Buddy!
The Buddy Holly Story (Mayfield Theatre), Zanna, Don’t! (Edinburgh
Festival),Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Mayfield Theatre), Alberta Fusion
(CharlottetownFestival), and touring with boy-band HOJA from 2004-
2005. Brennan is so excited to be a part of this production, and hopes
that everyone here tonight enjoys a 'Swell-egant' evening of classic standards.
 For Leah.

  Jennifer McLaren is once again excited and honoured to work with Larry Enns and a group of such phenomenal performers after appearing in two previous LANDE Productions.  Jenny completed a B.Mus. in Voice Performance/Drama minor at the University of Calgary/Mount Royal College before moving to Vancouver.  Jenny's recent roles include Buttercup in DragonDiva Operatic Theatre's production of "H.M.S. Pinafore", Phoebe in NSLO's "Yeomen of the Guard" and as a vocalist/accordionist in the Erato Ensemble's Cabaret du Monde.  When she isn't touring or performing with the Vancouver Chamber Choir, she teaches.  
 Rnold Smith is very excited to be returning to the stage with such an esteemed and talented cast.  Locally he has performed at the Arts Club (West Side Story, Evita, Funny Girl), TUTS (Oklahoma, Kiss Me Kate, Grease), and at the Vancouver Opera (Aida).  Gratitude and endless love to his wife Melanie and he would like to dedicate this performance to his daughter Madeleine who has made sure that he has kept singing in his absence from the stage.  He is thrilled to be here and hopes you enjoy the show.
 Jeffrey Victor -  Born in Cleveland, Ohio by way of 14 years training and working as an actor in New York City, Mr. Victor is proud to hang his boater hat in Vancouver.  He has performed with over 30 regional and Broadway companies across North America, including: Radio City Music Hall, Carnegie Hall, Metropolitan Opera, Shakespeare's Globe (London), and 5 International touring productions that have taken him to 49 States and the Canadian provinces.  Some personal favourites include: "Annie Get Your Gun" (Frank), "Fiddler on the Roof" (Perchik), "Cyrano de Bergerac" (Christian), "La Boheme", "Hamlet" (Horatio), "1776" (T.Jefferson), "Cabaret" (Cliff), "Forever Plaid" (Sparky-4x), "Secret Garden" (Dickon), "Guys and Dolls" (Sky), "Oklahoma" (Curly), "Music Man" and Little Women" (Laurie).  Vancouver audiences may remember him as Marius in "Les Miserables", and 3 Christmases as Bob Wallace in "Irving Berlin's White Christmas" at the Stanley Theatre.  You might also hear Mr. Victor crooning around the lower mainland with his one man show, "Moonlight Serenade" as it is a tribute to the big band era of music.  He is married to the incomparable Kristie Marsden, who is his guardian angel and best friend.  Enjoy the show! 
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