- Guest Singers at St. Luke's
Cynthia holds a BA and MA in Education/Vocal Performance and is pursuing a MA in Legal Studies/HR & Employment Law. She serves as Talent Development Officer for the Oklahoma City-County Health Department.
Patrick is a Nurse Practitioner with a doctoral degree in Nursing Practice/Administration. Dr. McGough serves as Deputy Director for the Oklahoma City-County Health Department, and as an Adjunct Professor for Oklahoma City University.
Patrick & Cynthia were both long term vocal students of the late Pablo F. Pedraza and have enjoyed studying and performing music their entire lives. They began performing together at church and school, during elementary school. They are blessed with 32 years of marriage and 2 children.
Susan studied music and theatre at both Oklahoma City University and the University of Central Oklahoma she performed at various theatres throughout Oklahoma City including Lyric Theatre, Pollard Theatre, Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, Carpenter Square Theatre Company, Reduxion, Poteet Little Theatre, and Children’s theatre. Favorite acting credits include Christine in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Cathy in The Last Five Years, Belle in Beauty and the Beast, Annabel in Lucky Stiff, Marian in The Music Man, Hermia in Midsummer Night’s Dream and Juliet in Romeo and Juliet. Susan toured the state with Lyric Theatre’s Interactive troupe, providing educational programs to students all over Oklahoma and has appeared as a guest performer with the Oklahoma Philharmonic’s Discovery series. She has been voted 405 Magazine’s favorite local actor the past three years in a row. When not performing, she loves crunchy tacos, warm chocolate chip cookies, and her favorite guy Eric.
June is an energetic and talented baritone vocal soloist who has been singing every since he was a little boy at St. Jude Missionary Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. June has been lead singer for many gospel quartets also a tenor singer with the Ambassador Choir at St. John Baptist Church. He sings a variety of sacred and secular songs at churches, civic groups, retirement centers, and other venues throughout the southwest. June is the director of music at Classen Blvd Baptist church in Oklahoma City and thanks God giving him a gift to share. In addition to his recent duties as one of the praise and worship leaders for the LifeLIGHT contemporary worship service at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Oklahoma City, June has been a frequent guest artist and producer at the Oklahoma Opry, and has the distinction of being a former male vocalist of the year with that organization. He is frequently asked to sing “The Star Spangled Banner” at official ceremonies at Tinker Air Force Base.
June graduated from John Marshall high school and move to Dallas Texas to attend DeVry Tech which is now DeVry University.
June was in the United States Air force for 4 years and then just recently retired from Tinker Air Force Base working with B1 and 135 aircraft as an aircraft electrician.
June has a rich, alluring voice that makes any song sound great. He has lead worship services with his unique brand of music at dozens of churches in Oklahoma and surrounding states.
June is married to Lula Carter for 35 years were they are blessed with two girls, and one son. They also have four wonderful grand babies. God is good and singing is his gift.
Mariah is a Kansas native and has lived in Oklahoma City going on four years! Since she has moved here she has been involved in worship bands across the area as well as performed in numerous theater productions! You may have seen her recently in Crumbs from the Table of Joy at Carpenter Square Theater, South Pacific at Jewel Box Theater, Heathers the Musical at the Pollard Theater, or In the Next Room at Reduxion Theater. She is very honored to be singing for St. Luke’s Church and hopes this will not be her last appearance.
Rob has been acting since his high school days and has appeared in many productions over the years. He has performed in three shows at Poteet Theatre including “Sound of Music” (Captain Von Trapp) “Noises Off” and “Cheaper by the Dozen”. Rob recently performed in “Ages of the Moon” by Sam Shepard at Carpenter Square Theatre where he has appeared in many productions. He has also had roles in numerous shows at Jewel Box including “Bus Stop” (Gem award for Best Supporting Actor). Other favorite shows and roles include “The Lion in Winter”(King Henry –Best Actor Gem Award) and “To Kill a Mockingbird” (Atticus Finch – Best Actor Gem Award), “Deathtrap”, Daddy Warbucks in “Annie”, “The Odd Couple” (Felix), “On Golden Pond”, “Glengarry Glen Ross” and others. At Lyric Theater Rob has appeared in “Gypsy” and “Footloose”. He also has appeared in productions at OCTC, Shakespeare in the Park, Ghostlight, etc. In “real life” Rob is a real estate broker and certified appraiser. Finally, he would like to say thanks to his wife Jaye and his entire family for sharing their lives with the multitude of characters he has portrayed. And, a huge thank you to the St. Luke’s Edmond music ministry team for all your dedication and amazing talent. What a blessing you all are to this church!
Phoebe graduated from UCO with a bachelor’s in Musical Theatre. Her favorite roles include: Tracy Turnbland from Hairspray, Bridget from Bring It On, and Martha from Heathers the Musical. She gives thanks her momma for always encouraging her further each and every day.
Puala is a longtime performer in the Oklahoma City area with a number of standout performances. She will be remembered as Miss Maudie in To Kill a Mockingbird, and Aunt Eller in Oklahoma! She played Reverend Mother in The Sound of Music, and you might have seen her as Mother Superior in Nunsense at the Poteet Theatre. Paula can also be found in the pumpkin patch at the Parkhurst Ranch, entertaining children and families with hay rides and pony rides.
- Video Clips from Shows
- Characters in the Show
- Tracy Turnblad – A “pleasantly plump” teenager, who dreams of fame and fights to racially integrate The Corny Collins Show.
- Edna Turnblad -Tracy’s kind, plus-sized mother – a drag role. Edna runs a laundry business out of her home.
- Velma Von Tussle- The villainess of Hairspray. Amber’s scheming mother and producer of The Corny Collins Show, who pushes her daughter to seek the stardom that she never had.
- Penny Pingleton- Tracy’s slightly dorky, devoted and perky best friend.
- Motormouth Maybelle – The sassy, strong-willed and friendly owner of a downtown record shop and the host of “Negro Day” on The Corny Collins Show, self-described as “big, blonde and beautiful”.
- Amber Von Tussle – Bratty, selfish resident princess of The Corny Collins Show, despite her lack of talent. She is willing to do anything to win the Miss Teenage Hairspray pageant.
- Link Larkin – A teenage heartthrob and one of The Corny Collins Show Council Members, who unexpectedly falls in love with Tracy.
- Seaweed J. Stubbs – A hip and kind-hearted “Negro Day” dancer and the son of Motormouth Maybelle who falls in love with Penny.
- Wilbur Turnblad – Tracy’s goofy, loving and encouraging father, who owns the Har-De-Har Hut joke shop and is still madly in love with his wife, Edna. He encourages Tracy to follow her dreams.
- Corny Collins The glib, polished host of The Corny Collins Show, with one eye on social progress and another on his hair.
- Little Inez – Seaweed’s talented younger sister.
- Female Authority Figure – Prudy Pingleton, Penny’s overprotective and bigoted mother, and The Matron guarding The Big Dollhouse; the Gym Teacher.
- Male Authority Figure – Mr. Pinky, owner of Mr. Pinky’s Hefty Hideaway who gives Tracy and Edna a makeover; Principal of Patterson Park High School; and Mr. Harriman F. Spritzer, the President of Ultra Clutch
- Musical Numbers
- Good Morning Baltimore
- The Nicest Kids in Town
- Mama, I’m a Big Girl Now
- I Can Hear the Bells
- (The Legend of) Miss Baltimore Crabs
- The Madison
- The Nicest Kids in Town (Reprise)
- It Takes Two
- Velma’s Revenge
- Welcome to the 60’s
- Run and Tell That!
- Big, Blonde and Beautiful
- The Big Dollhouse
- Good Morning Baltimore (Reprise)
- You’re Timeless to Me
- You’re Timeless to Me (Reprise)
- Without Love
- I Know Where I’ve Been
- (It’s) Hairspray
- You Can’t Stop the Beat