Sister Act: The Musical - May 12 - May 14, 2017

Somerset Berkley Regional High School Drama Department

 Who's Who 

  • Mr. David M. Marshall head shot

    Mr. David M. Marshall

    Producer, Technical Director, & Pit Orchestra Director

    Mr. Marshall is an acclaimed conductor, educator, composer, arranger, vocalist, saxophonist, & pianist. He is a 1998 graduate of Berklee College of Music with a B.S. in Music Ed & a 2010 graduate of American International College with a M.Ed in School Admin. He has been the Director of Bands at SBRHS for the past 10 years. Under his direction, his students have earned many awards at competitions across the US. Most notably, he led the Blue Raider Marching Band to national success when they won the 2015 USBands Division 1A National Championship. In 2006, he became the Director & President of the East Bay Association of the Arts. In 2008, Cambridge Who's Who named him Executive of the Year representing Music Education. In 2012, the US Army recognized him with a special award for "Excellence in Musical Leadership & Band Direction". He is also a freelance performing & recording artist, as well as a member of the music ministry at St. Mary's Church in Bristol, RI.

  • Mr. Lennie Machado head shot

    Mr. Lennie Machado

    Co-Director & Choreographer

    Mr. Machado has been a professional actor since the age of 15. He studied musical theatre and dance at the Trinity Repertory Conservatory. In the UK, Lennie spent 2 seasons as a performing apprentice with The Royal Shakespeare Co. He has toured with Joseph in the title role, West Side Story as Bernardo, the International Tour of Peter Pan as John, and 42nd Street as Billy. He was also a company member of the Dance Prism of Boston. He is a visual designer & choreographer for several local, national, & World Champion Color Guards, as well as the for the “Blue Raider” Marching Band, & Winter Color Guard. He is in his 9th year as the Co-Director for the SBRHS Drama Company for which he has Co-Directed “Side Show”, “Little Shop of Horrors”, “Fiddler on the Roof”, “Legally Blonde: The Musical”, “Next to Normal”, “Guys and Dolls”, “Into the Woods”, & Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”.

  • Mr. Samuel M. Bianco head shot

    Mr. Samuel M. Bianco

    Co-Director & Vocal Director

    Mr. Bianco is a 2010 graduate of Ithaca College with a double B.M. in Music Education & Vocal Performance. Mr. Bianco is currently in his fifth year as Director of Choirs at SBRHS. His duties include: Director of the "Electrify" & "Amplified" Show Choirs, Concert Choir, Chorale and the Co-Director of the Spring Musical (2013 "Next to Normal", 2014 "Guys and Dolls", 2015 "Into the Woods", 2016 Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”) As a professional actor, he has performed the following roles: Baker (Into the Woods), Peter (Jesus Christ Superstar), & Coufeyrac (Les Miserables).

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