Our 2016 Adirondack Lakes Summer Theatre Festival Cast
From Left: Brandon Bedore, Lucky Cerruti, Danielle LaMere, and Cassidy Dermott
Brandon Bedore is a senior musical-theatre major at Catholic University in Washington, DC, and recently spent a semester abroad studying at the London Dramatic Academy. Brandon performed in several main-stage shows at Catholic University, appearing in Carousel, Sweet Charity, and as Clem in The Most Happy Fella. In 2015, he performed as Bernardo in West Side Story selections at the Kennedy Center. He previously appeared with the Arts Center in Shrek: The Musical.
Lucky Cerruti, a native of Lake Placid, has been a regular at Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake, featured in The Snow Queen, The Seagull, Man of La Mancha, and the title role in Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp. With Camp Pendragon, he appeared in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Lucky is also an accomplished musician and studied at Berklee College in Boston. A native of Lake Placid, he performed leads in several musicals there, including Danny Zuko in Grease. He currently resides in New York City.
Danielle LaMere also is a Pendragon veteran, where she appeared in Death of a Salesman and was assistant director of Camp Pendragon productions for two summers. She has appeared with Lake Placid's Community Theatre Players in The Wizard of Oz and The Little Mermaid. Danielle enters her senior year at SUNY Potsdam with a double major in theatre and education, where she has participated in the Ten Minute and One Act Play Festivals as an actor, stage manager, and director and most recently appeared in the musical Return to the Forbidden Planet.
Both Brandon and Danielle are also Tupper Lake natives and sang lead roles with the Red & Black Players there in Annie, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, and Back to the 80s: The Totally Awesome Musical!
Cassidy Dermott is a New York City-based actress and teaching artist with Shakespearean training. She is a company member of 8Players and has recently performed in Shakespeare's Richard III and Henry VI with the Gallery Players. North Country audiences will remember fondly her versatile and vibrant performances with Pendragon Theatre as Chloe in Arcadia, Emma Goldman in Tintypes, Myrtle Mae in Harvey, Antonia in Man of La Mancha, and the Devil in The Soldier’s Tale (with the Lake Placid Sinfonietta). Cassidy will also serve as assistant director for "The Taming of the Shrew."