Friday, February 11 & Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 7:30pm


(In Order of Appearance)

Alex – Daniel J. Hilton

Jamie – Gwen Leahy

Nicky – Richie Cook

Taylor – Brandon Kaufman

Jordan – Kevin Hincapie

Spencer – Dani Vazquez

Charlie – Taylor Mercier

Quinn – Hannah Dodson

Directed by

Travis H. Coles

Written & Produced by

Rick Garman

Lighting Director

Erin Muller

Sound Director

Chris Stanley

Set List

“When I Fall in Love” (Nat “King” Cole, 1952)

As Performed by Alex (Daniel J. Hilton)

“Breaking Up is Hard to Do (Neil Sedaka, 1975)”

As Performed by Taylor (Brandon Kaufman)

“So Close” (Jon McLaughlin, 2007)

As Performed by Jordan (Kevin Hincapie)

“I Can’t Make You Love Me” (George Michael, 1997)

As Performed by Charlie (Taylor Mercier)

“How Will I Know” (Sam Smith, 2014)

As Performed by Jamie (Gwen Leahy)

“I Will Always Love You” (Boyce Avenue, 2021)

As Performed by Nicky (Richie Cook)

“Make You Feel My Love” (Adele, 2008)

As Performed by Spencer (Dani Vazquez)

“Say Something” (Great Big World and Christina Aquilera, 2013)

As Performed by Charlie (Taylor Mercier) and Quinn (Hannah Dodson)

“All of Me” (John Legend, 2013)

As Performed by Alex (Daniel J. Hilton)


 “Nothing Compares 2U” (Prince and Rosie Gaines, 1993)

As Performed by Nicky (Richie Cook) and Taylor (Brandon Kaufman)

“I Only Have Eyes For You” (Ella Fitzgerald, 1962)

As Performed by Jordan (Kevin Hincapie)

“Someone You Loved” (Lewis Capaldi, 2018)

As Performed by Quinn (Hannah Dodson)

“At Last” (Etta James, 1961)

As Performed by Jamie (Gwen Leahy)

“Unforgettable” (Nat “King” Cole, 1951)

As Performed by Taylor (Brandon Kaufman)

“You are the Reason” (Calum Scott and Leona Lewis, 2018)

As Performed by Jordan (Kevin Hincapie) and Spencer (Dani Vazquez)

“The Way You Look Tonight” (Tony Bennett, 1958)

As Performed by Charlie (Taylor Mercier)

“It Had to be You” (Harry Connick Jr., 1989)

As Performed by Nicky (Richie Cook)

“God Only Knows” (Joss Stone, 2004)

As Performed Spencer (Dani Vazquez)

“Time After Time” (Eva Cassidy, 2000)

As Performed by Quinn (Hannah Dodson)

“Don’t Know Much” (Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville, 1989)

As Performed by Alex (Daniel J. Hilton) and Jamie (Gwen Leahy)

“A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square” (Manhattan Transfer, 1981)

As Performed by The Cast

The Cast

Richie Cook as Nicky

Richie Cook has been a performer, director, and teacher in the Savannah Area for sixteen years. He is a theatre instructor at Savannah Arts Academy working with Chatham County’s most talented young theatre artists. He is a member of the Savannah Philharmonic Choir and volunteers with the Savannah Pride Youth Program. He holds an MFA in Media and Performing Arts from SCAD and has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee. Richie works with many theatre organizations in the area including the Savannah Children’s Theatre and the Historic Savannah Theatre and he is very proud to be a part of this cabaret with Bay Street. Richie would like to wish everyone a happy Valentine’s Day!

Hannah Dodson as Quinn

Hannah Dodson is currently a junior at Georgia Southern working towards her BA in Theatre! Some of her recent acting credits include The Laramie Project (GSU), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Collective Face), and Janet in The Rocky Horror Show (Bay Street Theatre). Hannah is formally trained in ballroom dance and can blow up a balloon with her nose!

Daniel J. Hilton as Alex

A Savannah native who’s always loved entertaining, Daniel J. stepped into the theater world 10 years ago at Armstrong State University. Before graduating with his Bachelor’s Degree in theater, he worked stage managing shows like Conversations with a Sphinx, Macbeth, and The Drowsy Chaperone; behind the scenes wasn’t enough, so he rolled into the spotlight with roles in Spring Awakening, The Birds, and Godspell. Before leaving for Orlando, Daniel J. also landed the lead role of Dr. Frank N Furter in The Rocky Horror Show with the Bay Street Theater. Now he’s home and excited to be a part of our cast!

Kevin Hincapie as Jordan

Kevin Hincapie is so excited to be joining the Bay Street Cabaret cast! He was born and raised in Miami, Florida where he fell in love with the stage. He studied Music Theatre at New World School of the Arts and just recently moved to Savannah. His most recent roles have been J.D in Heathers, and Pippin in PIPPIN! He also wrote and starred in a One person show titled The 27 Club. He is thrilled to be in a new city and explore the theater community here in Savannah.

Brandon Kaufman as Taylor

A Savannah native, Brandon Kaufman studied music at the Savannah Arts Academy before attend the University of Georgia where he earned a degree in Music Composition. Since graduating Brandon has worked primarily as a musical director for local theatre and performing arts programs, directing the music for over 100 productions across 13 years of professional experience. Alongside music directing, he maintains a voice & piano studio, accompanies local church services, and occasionally works as a staff accompanist for Georgia Southern University.

Gwen Leahy as Jamie

Gwen Leahy is ecstatic to be a part of The Bay Street Cabaret cast. She is an ex-competitive award-winning actress and choral singer, having competed in many one act play, literary, and GMEA competitions throughout her high school and college years. Most recently, however, she has been thrilled to take part in the Bay Street Theater’s annual productions of The Rocky Horror Show, which she has been cast regularly in since 2017. She also is lucky to work backstage with the Club One Cabaret as the resident show DJ and light operator. She thanks everyone for coming out to support the Cabaret and cannot wait to get on with the show!

Taylor Mercier as Charlie

Taylor Mercier is greatly joyed to finally be taking the Club One stage! Baltimore-raised, Taylor has sung across the east coast – stretching from Boston to Savannah. Even while studying opera under great sopranos Dr. Tamara Tucker and Mary Anne Barcellona in Annapolis, Taylor always found a home in Broadway. From performing roles such as Maureen in Rent and Papagena in Die Zauberflöte, she shows great sensitivity and versatility. Taylor has taught voice and piano for 8+ years and can be seen as a featured soloist in I Cantori, a member of the Savannah Sacred Quartet, as well as a staff singer at Skidaway Community Church. She currently attends Georgia Southern University for Music Education, and deeply loves her beautiful company at home with her 30+ house plants, 5 pets, and dynamite partner, Mandee.

Dani Vazquez as Spencer

Dani Vazquez is thrilled to be back on stage with the Bay Street Cabaret! She is a Miami native and a fashion lover, with a B.F.A in Music Theatre from New World School of the Arts. Her most recent roles have been Veronica in Heathers and Leading Player in Pippin, and she wrote and starred in her own One Person Show Grinchette. She works as a party princess entertainer, and is loving living in Savannah! Shout out to her puppy Milo and partner Cassius.

Directed by Travis Harold Coles

Travis has been involved in theatre in Savannah for over 13 years. As Executive Producer of the Bay Street Theatre, Travis has been involved with some of Savannah’s most exciting community theatre productions, such as Cabaret, Chicago, Avenue Q, Sweeney Todd, Rocky Horror, and many more. Travis is also a member of the Collective Face Theatre Ensemble, performing in Gatsby, Calendar Girls, Big Love, and Jesus Christ Superstar, among others. When not managing Club One or serving on the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Planning Commission, Travis enjoys helping people buy or sell property as an agent with Keller Williams Realty. In his free time Coles enjoys sleeping. Enjoy the show!

Written & Produced by Rick Garman

Rick Garman grew up in Iowa but moved to Los Angeles as soon as he was old enough to be sure that his parents couldn’t send a sheriff to bring him back. He studied theater at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and made his writing debut with a stage production 17 Days which was produced in Los Angeles and in small theaters around the country.  His second play Mountains won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Los Angeles Theater Production.  Rick has published several novels including three volumes of the Savannah-set Interitas series and has written or produced more than two dozen movies for the Hallmark Channel and other networks including A Shoe Addict’s Christmas starring Candace Cameron Bure, Luke Macfarlane, and Jean Smart; Valentine in the Vineyard starring Rachael Leigh Cook and Brendan Penny; and Christmas at Pemberley Manor starring Jessica Lowndes and Michael Rady.  He currently resides in Savannah and is thrilled to be producing the Bay Street Cabaret.