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Currently the Producing Artistic Director of Curtain Call Theatre in Braintree, MA, Toni is a graduate of Boston University and Emerson College, and has performed in, directed, and produced many shows in and around the Boston area. In 2003, she founded her own theatre company, Athena Productions, which primarily focused on producing family shows starring youth actors. In 2016, she wrapped up a four-year run as the Executive Director/Producing Artistic Director of Riverside Theatre Works in Boston and is currently a professor at both Bridgewater State University and Massasoit Community College.

Theatre Highlights

Acting credits include: To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (Ester), The Diary of Anne Frank (Mrs. Van Daan), Our Town (Mrs. Gibbs), Steel Magnolias (Truvy), You Can’t Take It With You (Gay Wellington), La Cage Aux Folles (Monique) and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Gymnasia).

Directing credits include: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, It's A Wonderful Life, A Wrinkle in Time, Scrooge the Musical, Freckleface Strawberry the Musical, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Sideways Stories From Wayside School, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

Producing credits include: Forever Plaid, Nunsense, [title of show], Les Miserables, Guys and Dolls, Cabaret, Annie, Hairspray and Nuncrackers: the Nunsense Christmas Musical.

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