Thursday, December 9 at 9pm
“When I’m Not Near the One I Love” from Finian’s Rainbow
As Performed by Marty Milquetoast, Jane Holiday, Mighta Chondra, Daniel J. Hilton, Magnolia Minxxx, Rita D’LaVane, and Treyla Trash
“If You Got It (Flaunt It)” from The Producers
As Performed by Taylor Mercier and Cassie Caddel
“Good Morning Baltimore” from Hairspray
As Performed by Treyla Trash and Amara Fiyera
“Screw Loose” from Cry-Baby
As Performed by Cecilia Tran Arango and Magnolia Minxxx
“Broadway Baby” from Follies
As Performed by Treyla Trash and Rita D’LaVane
“Bring on the Men” from Jekyll & Hyde
As Performed by Ella Mentary and Mighta Chondra
“All I Care About” from Chicago
As Performed by Jane Holiday, Cassie Cadell, and Cecilia Tran Arango
“Suddeny Seymour” from Little Shop of Horrors
As Performed by Daniel J. Hilton and Mighta Chondra
“Take Me or Leave Me” from Rent
As Performed by Taylor Mercier and Ella Mentary
“Waiting for Life” from Once on this Island
As Performed by Daniel J. Hilton and Magnolia Minxxx
“Special” from Avenue Q
As Performed by Amara Fiyera and Cassie Caddel
“When You’re Good to Mama” from Chicago
As Performed by JoJo Ward and Rita D’LaVane
“You Can’t Stop the Beat” from Hairspray
As Performed by the Cast
Cecilia Tran Arango
Cecilia Tran Arango has performed in hit musicals for the Bay Street Theatre including Hair (Sheila), Sweeney Todd (Mrs. Lovette), Chicago (Velma), Rent (Mimi), Avenue Q (Christmas Eve), Rocky Horror Live (Magenta/Usherette, Columbia, and Eddie), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Yitzhak), and Reefer Madness (Sally). She is a member of The Collective Face Theatre Ensemble, playing the role of Mary Magdalene in Collective Face’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar. Cecilia is happily married to her husband of 22 years, Michael, and they have a son, Alex graduating from the University of Georgia in the fall, and daughter Camille, a junior at Savannah Arts Academy.
Cassie is one of Savannah’s newest burlesque performers. This trained dancer and choreographer loves showing off her moves. Cassie is classy, sassy and a little trashy. Her smooth moves and infectious personality are only two reasons to fall in love with her.
No need to exert energy when this powerhouse is around. Voted Connect Savannah’s Dumbest Bitch 3 years in a row, this entertainer is dumby thick and hungry for dick. Though you may have seen this beautiful idiot onstage as a whole ass drag queen, tonight is her first time going all in on burlesque!
Rita D’LaVane is known as the Witchy Hoe of the Hostess City.
They’re also your current reigning Duchess of Funk of the What The Funk?! All PoC Burlesque Festival, and the winner of May Hemmer Tea Party award of the Discordia Days Burlesque Festival. They are the co founder and executive producer of the Savannah Sweet Tease Burlesque Revue.
This non binary babe has traveled near and far spreading what they call the Witchy Hoe Gospel. Which is the practice of conjuring confidence, body positivity, and sexual liberation. Rita is also a social justice activist in Savannah. Raising awareness for causes that affect their local community, a fierce voice for matters in regards to race, gender, equality, civil rights, and the criminal justice system.
A Savannah native born and raised, a community leader, the Creole’ Queen of the C-port. Rita D’LaVane has been preaching the importance of BIPOC and PoC representation in burlesque since they first stepped out on stage.
Amara Fiyera is the eternal flame of Savannah, GA. No matter what comes her way, her spark never burns out. Likes: Disney, Pokémon, Broadway, Chicken Alfredo, Corgis Dislikes: Blue Cheese, Full House, The Book Of Mormon, Giant Egos, Wasps
Daniel J. Hilton
Daniel J. Hilton: 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!
Jane Holiday joined The Savannah Sweet Tease in 2017. In 2018 she got to join them in a group number at The Smokey Mountain Burlesque Festival and received a free barbecue sandwich for her butt. Inspired by theatre, rock and roll, and food, Jane is excited to be on stage one more time.
“Have you ever had someone? And when I say ‘had’, I’m being indelicate.” This performer is the enigma, wrapped in a riddle, tied up and gagged with a mystery that you will want to stay up all night trying to solve. The game is afoot, and she can’t wait to play with you all, it’s Ella Mentary, my dear!
Taylor Mercier is greatly joyed to 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 acclaimed 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, Janet in Rocky Horror Show Live!, and Papagena in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, she shows great sensitivity and versatility. Taylor teaches voice and piano 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 St. Peter’s Episcopal 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.
Your host, Marty Milquetoast will talk, but not more than he has to! Likes: Steak, Comic Books, His Couch, Applause. Dislikes: Olives, Pecans, Car Warranty Calls, Mean People, Ennui.
Starting in 2013 with her home troupe SST, Magnolia Minxxx is a Classy, Sassy, SexyCool BurlyBombshell with a Taste of Twisted Melanin Magic that’ll keep you coming back for more. She tours with her troupe, performs, produces and so much more. She’s won the 1st Edition of 1,2,3 Tease in 2013, The Cyclone Award from Redbone herself in 2018, The Golden Smile Award from GLCC in 2018 & The Golden Edge Award from GLCC in 2020.
Trey Norris is honored to be a part of the inaugural show with the Bay Street Cabaret. A native to Savannah, Trey is an active member of The Bay Street Theatre, Collective Face Theatre Ensemble, and is the assistant General Manager at Club One Jefferson. His passion for music and stage gave birth to a drag character known to downtown Savannah as “Treyla Trash,” and is often seen at the Club One Cabaret on Thursday or Sunday evenings. You may have seen him as Frank-N-Furter in The Rocky Horror Show, Christopher Boone in Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night, or Guilliano in Big Love. Trey’s passions include classical music, reading, and the art of female impersonation.
Producer: 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.