Meet Katie Zarletti
Mamma Mia! Spotlight
Katie Zarletti, playing Ali and a member of the Ensemble, is excited to join Summer Place Theater for this overly fun musical! Previous credits include 9 to 5: The Musical and The Wizard of Oz (Big Noise Theater), Beauty and the Beast (Brightside Theater), Hairspray (Forte Productions), A Fairytale Adventure (HPP). Katie wants you to "have an Abba-solutely great time with our show!"
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We asked Katie a few questions about herself.
Q: Who or what inspired you to start doing theater?
A: My family has always been musical. My mother’s love of theater and performing for our church inspired me to perform.
Q: What was the musical that had you fall in love with musicals?
A: Les Miserables.
Q: What is the favorite role you've ever played?
A: Ulla in The Producers. It was a really fun time!
Q: What is the dream role you still want to play?
A: Eponine in Les Mis or Belle in Beauty and the Beast.
Q: Most challenging part of bringing this story to life?
A: The most challenging part is learning Samantha’s (our director and choreographer) dance moves!
Q: If someone was going to make your life into a movie, who would you want to play you?
A: Jennifer Lawrence.
Q: What do you do when you’re not doing theater?
A: I like relaxing like an old lady: tea, crochet, reading, taking walks, etc.
Q: If you were stranded on an island, which character from Mamma Mia would you want to have with you and why?
A: Donna because girl was on a random island and built a taverna! I feel like I’d be solid if she were with me!
Q: Why should people come see this production of Mamma Mia?
A: This cast is working so hard to have the best time on stage and we want to share that party with you!!