The Fireside auditions and hires professional singers, dancers and actors from all over the United States. Many come with Broadway and National Tour experience. All of them come with great talent and a passion for their craft.

Nikki Casseri (Iowa Housewife) is honored to be making her Fireside debut with this talented group of women! Off Broadway: LILLI MARLENE, PILLARS OF NEW YORK, MOLASSES IN JANUARY, BOOTH THE MUSICAL! Select Regional: SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN, THE 39 STEPS, WHITE CHRISTMAS, A CHORUS LINE, KING HENRY IV. TV/FILM: THE PATH (Hulu), ELEMENTARY (CBS), DAMAGES (FX) & THE EXPERIMENTER, ASK THE DOCTOR (Net TV-3 Seasons). Look for Nikki in the National Tour of ALADDIN Commercial! University at Buffalo (Musical Theatre BFA). Thanks to Brandon and family for their constant love and support! @nikkicasseri

Tauren Hagans (Professional Woman) is excited to be back at The Fireside after a 15 year hiatus. She played Bloody Mary in SOUTH PACIFIC in 2004. In the interim years, she traveled the country in the National Tour of IN THE HEIGHTS (Daniela), and has performed regionally in such shows as MAMMA MIA, 9 TO 5, ANNIE, THE MUSIC MAN, and many others. Proud PANK (Professional Aunt, No Kids) to Bea, Beck, Baxter, Jaimie, Kori, Miles, Devan, and Myla..

Jenny McGlinchey (Earth Mother) Regional: MAN OF LA MANCHA (Housekeeper) – McCoy Rigby Productions, CAROUSEL – Musical Theatre West, PYGMALION, OUR TOWN – South Coast Repertory. Other credits: LION IN WINTER – Eleanor, THE ADDAMS FAMILY – Alice, Shakespeare’s WINTER’S TALE – Paulina, NUNSENSE – Sister Mary Amnesia, RAGTIME – Emma Goldman. Jenny has soloed alongside Susan Egan, Marilyn Horne, and Douglas Sills at The Hollywood Bowl and performed as a back-up vocalist for Sarah Brightman’s LA LUNA tour.

Laurie Carter Rose (Soap Star) Fireside Debut! Hot Flash! Recent theatre credits include THE ROOMMATE (Robyn) and LIGHT UP THE SKY (Irene), Citadel Theatre, IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU (Georgette), Farmers Alley Theatre, VANYA, SONIA, MASHA, & SPIKE (Masha), Artists’ Ensemble Theatre, A BED FULL OF FOREIGNERS (Simone) Drury Lane South, FOLLIES, Drury Lane Oakbrook. National Tour: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, London’s West End: SUNSET BOULEVARD starring Betty Buckley. TV/Film: Chicago Med, The Tonight Show, Early Edition, and many independent film projects. Originally from Cincinnati, Laurie is a proud 27-year member of AEA, & SAG-AFTRA. She also enjoys print and voice-over work in Chicago and is represented by NV Talent.

Monica Heuser (Understury) “Moe” earned a BFA in Theatre from Northern Kentucky University. Career highlights: “Tracey” in the Vegas premiere of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize winning play SWEAT; 2007 IVEY Award for LOVE, JANIS; sanctioned by the estate of Patsy Cline for the National Tour of A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE and regional productions of ALWAYS, PATSY CLINE; touring with Dick Van Patten and Frank Gorshin in the National Tour of THE SUNSHINE BOYS; and 10+ years performing all 4 roles in MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL in Las Vegas (w/ Cindy Williams), national tours, regional productions, and Singapore. Moe is also a cabaret artist, tribute concert singer and voiceover actor! Special thanks to Ed for this opportunity.