LYNNEA BARRY (Babe Williams) A Jazz Kings, Shedd Theatricals, and Oregon Festival of American Music regular since her return to Eugene in 2014, Lynnea made her debut as artistic director at The Shedd in Be-Bop-A-Lula: Rockin’ Through The ‘50s, her new Shedd Presents mid-century popular music project, which will continue this October with I’ll Fly Away: Southern Gospel, Southern Roots, and I Can’t Stop Loving You, next April. She took her first turns as guest director at Oregon Festival of American Music at OFAM Winter 2022 with Stairway to Paradise, and at OFAM Summer 2022 with Pick You’re Self Up. She has appeared in 12 Shedd musicals, including Holiday Inn (Linda Mason), White Christmas (Betty Haynes) Guys And Dolls (Miss Adelaide), Singin’ In The Rain (Lina Lamont), Good News! (Professor Kenyon), Oliver! (Nancy), On The Town (Ivy Smith), Whoopee! (Harriet Underwood), How To Succeed In Business…(Hedy La Rue), Anything Goes (Erma Latour), and Babes In Arms (Dolores Reynolds). Lynnea has a degree in Musical Theater and Dance Performance from the American Musical & Dramatic Academy in Manhattan. During her years in Hawaii, she was seen in Cabaret (Sally Bowles) and Tony & Tina’s Wedding (Donna), and co-hosted Golfing Thru...Hawaii on OC16/KFVF and Jole Agnew’s Entertainment Talk Radio on KAOI. A BIG HUG to my son, Makena, for his patience while mom’s been gone at rehearsals!