The spotlight is on our senior Musical Theatre students as they take the stage for an evening of cabaret style performances!

This show will include songs from Les Misérables, Frozen, Hair and many more!

Contains mature content; suggested age is 13+.


Student tickets: $15 with code ARTS4KNIGHTS24, valid UCF or student ID required

Knight to Shine 2024

A Musical Theatre Showcase


Directors: Tara D. Snyder and the Class of 2024
Music Director/Pianist: John Olearchick
Bass: Chris Queenan
Percussion: Jeremy Katalenic
Guitar: John Iafrate
Keys: Jarvis Brown

“Embracing the Unexpected”
The Senior Class of 2024
Directed & Arranged by Tara D. Deady

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Erin Greening

“Sympathy for the Duke” Moulin Rouge!
Reese Abrahamoff as The Duke & Isabella Fedele as Satine

“Impossible/It’s Possible” — Cinderella
Amy Lacey as Ella & Erin Greening as Marie

“I Dreamed a Dream” — Les Misérables
Eileen Lee as Fantine

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Madison Mintzer

“Everything to Win” — Anastasia 
Jameson Stobbe as Dmitry

“Automatic Rainy Day” — Head Over Heels
Madison Mintzer as Pamela & Isabella Fedele as Mopsa

“Money”  Cabaret
Reese Abrahamoff as the Emcee 
with Brandon Diaz & Eileen Lee as Kit Kat Dancers
Choreography by Reese Abrahamoff

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Isabella Fedele

“Getting Married Today” — Company
Jameson Stobbe as Jamie, Brandon Diaz as Paul & Isabella as the Priest

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Amy Lacey

“Little League” — John & Jen
Reese Abrahamoff as John and Madison Mintzer as Jen

“Journey to the Past” — Anastasia
Erin Greening as Anya

“Roar” — & Juliet
Madison Mintzer, Reese Abrahamoff, Brandon Diaz, Isabella Fedele, 
Erin Greening, Amy Lacey, Eileen Lee, Jameson Stobbe as the Ensemble


“Ballad of Jane Doe” — Ride the Cyclone
Madison Mintzer as Jane Doe
with Reese Abrahamoff, Brandon Diaz, Isabella Fedele, 
Erin Greening, Amy Lacey, Eileen Lee, Jameson Stobbe as the Ensemble

“She’s a Woman” — Kiss the Spiderwoman
Brandon Diaz as Molina

“Don’t Do Sadness/Blue Wind” — Spring Awakening
Jameson Stobbe as Moritz & Erin Greening as Ilse

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Brandon Diaz

“Moses Supposes” — Singin’ in the Rain
Eileen Lee as Don Lockwood & Amy Lacey as Cosmo Brown 
with Reese Abrahamoff as the Diction Coach
Choreography by Eileen Lee

“That Beautiful Sound” — Beetlejuice: The Musical
Isabella Fedele as Lydia Deetz & Jameson Stobbe as Beetlejuice

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Eileen Lee

“Monster” — Frozen
Amy Lacey as Elsa

“Thrill of First Love” — Falsettos
Brandon Diaz as Whizzer & Reese Abrahamoff as Marvin

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Jameson Stobbe

“For Good” — Wicked
Erin Greening as Glinda & Amy Lacey as Elphaba

“I Can’t Go Back” — Pretty Woman: The Musical
Isabella Fedele as Vivian Ward 

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Reese Abrahamoff

“Flesh Failures/Let the Sun Shine In” — Hair
Brandon Diaz as Claude, Eileen Lee as Sheila, Madison Mintzer as Dionne
with Reese Abrahamoff, Isabella Fedele, Erin Greening, Amy Lacey, Jameson Stobbe as The Tribe


Logos for UCF and Dr. Phillips Center
We extend particular gratitude to the staff and administration of Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts for their partnership over the past ten years.

Thank You to Our Supporters

Logos for LIFE at UCF, OUC The Reliable One, Florida Arts and Culture, Downtown Orlando, Rockley Family Foundation, and Sigma Alpha Iota Philanthropies Inc.

Sponsored in part by the State of Florida through the 
Division of Arts and Culture and the National Endowment for the Arts.

  • The Judith and David Albertson Endowment in the Arts
  • Cartwright Family Humanities & Arts Endowment
  • Phil and Jane Easterling
  • LIFE at UCF
  • Orlando Downtown Development Board
  • OUC – The Reliable One
  • Women’s Club at UCF, Inc.

Thank You to Our Festival Partners

  • Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
  • National Young Composers Challenge
  • Orlando Family Stage
  • Orlando Shakes
  • Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences
  • UCF Global Perspectives and International Initiatives
  • UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management
  • Winter Park Institute
  • WUCF