Pelham Native to Star in US Regional Premiere of The Prom at White Plains PAC

The White Plains Performing Arts Center (WPPAC) is proud to announce the cast for its upcoming Mainstage production of THE PROM, playing October 7 – 23. This production kicks off the theatres’ 20th anniversary season.


Nominated for 7 Tony Awards and winning the Drama Desk for Best Musical, THE PROM  is a musical comedy about four big Broadway stars on a mission to change the world and the love they discover that unites them all. When they hear that trouble is brewing around a small-town prom, they know that it’s time to put a spotlight on the issue, and themselves. THE PROM captures all the humor and heart of a classic musical comedy with a message that resonates with audiences now more than ever. 

Leading the cast is  Broadway Veteran and Pelham Resident Janine LaManna (Seussical, Sweet Charity, Drowsy Chaperone) as Dee Dee Allen. She is joined by fellow Broadway Veteran Felicia Finley (Wedding Singer, The Life, Aida) as Angie, Keith Schneider as Barry, Nathan Cockroft as Trent, Emily Royer as Alyssa and Megan Colton as Emma. 


Rounding out the company are Alex Agard, Eriel Milan Brown, Tim Canali, Liz Davis, Timothy Matthew Flores, Travis Flynt, Collin Hancock, Jordana Kagan, Quincy Lawson, Paulette Oliva, Leah Platt, Taylor Joseph Rivera, Mark Saunders, Daniella Tamasi and Jake Urban.


 “THE PROM will dance its way into the hearts and minds of all ages making it clear that one thing is truly universal: love is love” says Director Frank Portanova. 

THE PROM is Directed by Frank Portanova with Music Direction by Stephen Ferri and Choreography by Lexie Fennell Frare. Scenic Design by Christopher & Justin Swader, Lighting Design by Eric Norbury, Sound Design by Don Hanna, Costume Design by Antonio Consuegra , Stage Managed by Chelsey Steinmetz. Book & Lyrics by Chad Beguelin, Book by Bob Martin, Music by Matthew Sklar. Based on an original concept by Jack Viertel. 


 The White Plains Performing Arts Center is located on the third level of City Center off Mamaroneck Avenue in downtown White Plains, minutes from the White Plains Metro North Station. For tickets visit the theatre box office Monday-Friday (11am-6pm), purchase the tickets online at or call 914-328-1600.