Michaela Bolt (Shelly, ensemble member, and understudy for Tracy) also has an impressive riff right before Tracy auditions for the Corny Collins show.
Eva Duarte de Perón...[is] a hugely powerful role in a big-shouldered musical, one that requires enormous energy in addition to gifts of acting talent, vocal ability and movement. Michaela...has all of those in addition to strikingly expressive eyes and features.
As Eva, [Michaela] is unbreakable. She transforms from a diva to a saint in the blink of an eye, and has no problem belting to the far back of the auditorium... The actress is lovely in the number of the outfits she sports, and will leave the audience with chills during the balcony scene.
Michaela Bolt is delightful as Fiona, the long-imprisoned princess...
Shea Renee as Urleen and Michaela Bolt as Wendy Jo were the perfect complement to the third member of the triumvirate, Rusty, all serving as Ariel’s posse.
Bates, along with Rusty’s friends Urleen (Shea Renne) and Wendy Jo (Michaela Bolt) sing lovely harmonies on the haunting “Somebody’s Eyes.”
Best Dance Performance in a MusicalEnsemble, ‘Puttin’ on the Ritz’ - Young Frankenstein - Maine State Music TheatreBest MusicalYoung Frankenstein - Maine State Music Theater