Cast Bios

Cast Bios

 barry_bio  Barry Williams is currently writing and producing his new show for the 2014 season, 70s Music Celebration! Starring Barry Williams. With a full cast and live band, the show promises to deliver the grooviest decade of them all through song and dance. Williams has had an extensive career starring in hundreds of television shows and over 85 productions of Broadway Musicals. He made appearances on several television shows including Dragnet, Adam-12, The Invaders, That Girl, Mission: Impossible, The Mod Squad and Here Comes the Brides before landing his role as Greg Brady on the Brady Bunch, in which he won the Young Artist Foundation Former Child Star “Lifetime Achievement Award” in 1989. He embraced his role and has appeared in various Brady Bunch TV movie reunions including A Very Brady Christmas, The Brady Brides, and The Brady Bunch Variety Hour. He became involved in musical theater, touring with Pippin, Music Man, City of Angels, The Sound of Music and West Side Story. In 1988, he appeared on Broadway in Romance/Romance.In 1992, he wrote his autobiography, Growing Up Brady: I Was a Teenage Greg which stayed on the New York Times bestseller list for three months. In 2001, he executive produced the book into an NBC TV movie. He was a DJ on satellites’ Sirius Radio, has recorded several live CD’s and recently, starred in a 2013 Sci-Fi made for television movie Bigfoot with Danny Bonaduce and Sheryln Fenn. Barry moved to Branson in 2011 where he opened his music variety show, Lunch with the Brady Bunch
stephani_bio   Stephani Haygood - A California native, Stephani moved to Branson in 2004 after graduating with her bachelor’s degree in music with emphasis in vocal performance from MSSU in Joplin, where she studied and taught vocal lessons. She has been fortunate to work in such shows as “Magnificent 7 Variety,” “Red Hot & Blue,” and currently performs in Joseph Hall’s “Elvis Rock & Remember Tribute,” along with co producing and performing in “70s Music Celebration! starring Barry Williams.” She has enjoyed the opportunity to costume and choreograph the two current shows as well. “Music is my constant in life, and I am so richly blessed to be able to do what I love to do every day!”
 
dana_bio Dana Courier -Dana Currier was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. After graduating from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree in family sciences, she moved to Branson in 2002 to join the cast of “Lost in the Fifties.” While in college, Dana sang and toured the United States as a college ambassador in a performing group called the “Scarlet and Cream” singers. Dana met her now husband of ten years, Cole Currier, while performing together in “Lost in the Fifties.” They have two kiddos and one on the way, due in November 2014. Dana has also worked in such shows as “Stuck on the 70′s,” “Broadway,” “50′s at the Hop,” “Tony Roi,” and “Joseph Hall.” “I am so blessed to still be doing what I love, in this great little town that I call home. I’m honored to share the stage with Barry and my talented friends.
matt_bio  Matt Snow began his music career right here in Branson. Born in Dallas TX, he moved to a small town in Southern Arkansas when his father took a pastoral job and spent the rest of his childhood. Both parents having graduated college with music degrees, Matt did what any boy in his situation would do, he went to Ouachita Baptist University undeclared and graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Business 4 ½ years later. Degree in hand, Matt then promptly went to work in the construction industry, installing doors and windows for Home Depot. Only a few months later, a twist of fate found Matt at an audition for the #1 Hits of the Sixties Show. With only a karaoke CD and a phone number he was lucky enough to land a spot in the cast, beginning an unexpected career in music. He has made regular appearances in Silver Dollar City’s “Great American Country Nights” and “A Christmas Carol,” as well as roles in “The Promise,” “LUMA” and “The Lawrence Welk Show.” He also originated the lead role of Luke Stanley in Silver Dollar City’s award-winning production of “Headin’ West.” Matt is looking forward to working and maybe playing some golf with Barry Williams and is excited to have such a talented cast, band, and crew to perform with.
tammy_bio  Tami Griffith grew up singing in the churches her father pastored as a child. With a deep love of music, she pursued a degree in Music Performance at Quachita Baptist University. From there, she was hired as a performer on the Showboat Branson Belle and has been performing in Branson shows ever since. Highlights of her decade include “Lost in the Fifties,” “Red, Hot and Blue,” “#1 Hits of the 60s,” and “Joseph Hall’s Elvis.” Currently she is a singer/dancer in 70s Music Celebration! Starring Barry Williams. Outside of work, she is deeply involved in her church community at “The River,” where she serves as a volunteer worship leader. She and her husband are raising three amazing kids and love their home, settled in the Ozark Hills.
dino   Dino Phillips (Musical Director, Drummer)
scott Scott Lancaster (Bass Guitarist) -Scottie Joe Harlan Lancaster was born September 21, 1971, in Dalton, Georgia. Blessed with musically talented parents, Mary and Wilbur Lancaster gave Scott his love of music. At around age 6, he moved to New Boston, Texas, and began to learn to play guitar, bass, drums, and keyboards. He played bass for many up-and-coming stars, most notably John Arthur Martinez, who went on to become first runner-up in the Nashville Star competition. John Arthur’s band, TEJAS, played historic Gruene Hall, Lukenbach, Texas, and performed at Auditorium Shores, on Lake Austin for 30,000 people, as well as opening up for stars such as Emmy Lou Harris, Holly Dunn, Leroy Parnell, Gary P. Nunn and many others.He has worked in Branson for 14 years performing in shows that include The Ozark Mountain Jubilee, The Grand Jubilee, Good Morning Branson, The Branson Brothers, and Take It To The Limit. Scott currently performs with Doug Gabriel’s No.1 Hits Tribute and 70s Music Celebration! starring Barry Williams.
danny   Danny Zeligman (Lead Guitarist) Danny Z hails from Lancaster, CA. He has worked all over the USA including, Nevada, Michigan, Tennessee, Texas, Ohio, Rhode Island, and now, Branson, MO.Previous music credits include lead/rhythm guitar and vocals for Rock n’ Roll Riot in Mackinaw, MI, sub guitarist for Legends In Concert in Branson, MO, lead guitar for the Elvis Lives Tour in Branson, MO, lead guitar for Joseph Hall’s Rock and Remember, and lead guitar for Tony Roi’s Elvis Experience. Danny was also featured playing guitar on the MTV show, Viva La Bam.For the 2014 season, Danny can also be seen playing for the Thank You For The Music: A Modern Tribute to ABBA, and for Jerry Presley’s Elvis Tribute. Previous performing credits include impersonating Jake Blues of The Blues Brothers in Hail, Hail Rock n’ Roll at The Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV, and impersonating Don Everly of The Everly Brothers in Rock n’ Roll Riot.Danny also plays lead guitar for Branson’s hottest Rockabilly band, Dean Z and and The Gimps, and for 90s cover band, The Kraken. Danny is thrilled to be playing his second season with Barry Williams and the cast.
johnathan  Johnathan Black (Keyboard) A graduate of Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, Jonathan moved to Branson, Missouri, in 1995 to perform with Barbara Fairchild. He has since performed with Lost In The Fifties; Stuck On The 70′s; Cowboys, Heroes and Friends with Canadian artist Eli Barsi; The Buck Trent Morning Show; The Baldknobbers Jamboree; Grand Gospel Jubilee and Grand Country Jubilee; and The 70s Music Celebration! starring Barry Williams. He has also had the opportunity to perform with such artists as Glen Campbell, Ricky Skaggs, Chubby Checker, Bebe Winans, Mark Lowry, Gary McSpadden, Lulu Roman, and Tony Orlando. Jonathan was born in Jasper, Alabama, and is listed in the Alabama Music Hall of Fame as a musical achiever. He is also in the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2010 for Outstanding Martial Artist and in 2012 for Black Belt of the Year. Jonathan is looking forward to his second year of working with Barry Williams and the incredibly talented cast and band of the 70s Music Celebration!