American Jukebox

    The biggest hits of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s in one summertime show at the Charleston Music Hall.

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    Producers Brad and Jennifer Moranz gather some of the country’s most talented performers for an entirely new show featuring holiday favorites.

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    Brad Moranz, Producer

    Brad has appeared on Broadway in the role of Cosmo in "Singin’ in the Rain," and he later re-created the role for the national touring production. Other Broadway credits include "A Day in Hollywood, A Night in the Ukraine," and the original off-Broadway production of "Little Shop of Horrors," playing the role of Seymour. His film and TV credits include "Radioland Murders," "Stompin’ at the Savoy," and guest appearances on “Matlock” and “Surface.”   

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    Jennifer Moranz, Producer

    Jennifer danced in the original Broadway production of "42nd Street." Prior to that she was high kicking as one of the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes. She was a featured dancer in the national tour of "Singin’ in the Rain," and she has appeared in regional productions of "Guys and Dolls" and "A Chorus Line," as well as the TV movie, "Stompin’ at the Savoy." Choreographic credits include films "Radioland Murders" and "The Road to Wellville.'

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    Jordan Maria Benton, Dancer

    Jordan is a recent graduate of the College of Charleston, double majoring in dance and theatre, with lightening concentration. This summer, she headlined Charleston’s first Juneteenth Festival as a solo artist. She also spent her summer working as the choreographer and assistant director for #SLACABERET. She has worked on set of "The Righteous Gemstones," an advertisement for Apple, and a performance with Motown Throwdown.

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    Jenna Flaherty, Singer

    This year, Jenna Flaherty filmed several episodes of HBO’s “The Righteous Gemstones,” was featured in a national commercial with actor Danny McBride for ZenWTR, and filmed several social media advertising campaigns for Jamba Juice, Ellio’s Pizza and Virtuoso Pizza, among others. The young performer just completed filming for “Blood Runs,” her first featured role in a short film. 

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    Colleen Hoerle, Dancer

    Colleen, who has been a dancer for 23 years, got her start at age 3 as the small mouse in "The Nutcracker." She has a bachelor of the fine arts in dance from Point Park University and spent four years performing worldwide with Holland America Line and RWS Entertainment Group, based in New York City. Since moving to Charleston, she has become a student of Pamella Inveen at Uptown Aerial Arts.

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    Manny Houston, Singer

    Currently based in Los Angeles, Manny is a songwriter, music producer, entertainer, and all-around creative. You can follow what he is up to on all social media platforms @themannyhouston or checkout his website at mannyhouston.com.

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    Anika Hunt, Dancer

    From Sydney, Australia, Anika trained under top industry performers and world renowned ballet dancers. Most recently, she performed in Tokyo Disneyland’s final cast of “One Man’s Dream ii.” She also was a cast member of Universal Studio's “Triwizard Spirit Rally” in Osaka, Japan. She has been featured in multiple television commercials and on Disney merchandise. 

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    Michael Minor, Singer/Ventriloquist

    Michael has been featured on international cruise ships. Michael and is wife, Jill, have two children, Noah and Neve. Together, Michael and his family have performed their Family Variety Show and Family Christmas Show at several theaters in Pennsylvania since 2010. He has been living in South Carolina for five years, Michael has performed with Moranz Entertainment for 20 years.  

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    Silas Moody-Laird, Dancer

    Silas is a student at Palmetto Scholars Academy. He has trained at the Georgia Ballet, the Atlanta Academy of Ballet and Dance, and the Palmetto City Ballet. In 2020, Anthony Morigerato awarded Silas an honorable mention in Operation Tap’s International Technique Challenge Competition. He is a member of Palmetto City Ballet’s Youth Ballet and Broadway Companies, the Holy City Hotfoot Tap Company, and the Palmetto Scholars Academy Orchestra.

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    Tiffany Parker, Singer

    Tiffany has been a featured singer on international cruise ships who now lives in Charleston and can be seen regularly in Moranz Entertainment productions. She started singing at age 10 with The Charleston Youth Company. Even when relegated to the garage with a broomstick for a microphone, she knew performing would be her passion.

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    Jenna Riling, Dancer

    Jenna has performed in the Moscow Nutcracker and with the Charleston Performing Arts Center. In 2018, she was selected to perform in Piccolo Spoleto’s Rising Stars. Catch her dancing in HBO's “The Righteous Gemstones.” Jenna is a junior dance management major at the Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Entertainment at Oklahoma City University where she performs in the American Spirit Dance Company.

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    Michelle Rogers, Singer

    Michelle grew up dancing and singing. After graduating from East Carolina University, she went to work for Walt Disney World as a character performer and dancer in parades and stage shows. She also worked for several regional theaters and projects . Most recently, she’s been singing and dancing for various cruise lines.

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    Blake Tanner, Dancer

    Blake grew up dancing in Summerville, S.C., until he was 18. After graduation, he auditioned for the production cast onboard Royal Caribbean cruise ships where he began his professional career. He has worked and traveled with Royal Caribbean, Princess, and Celebrity Cruise lines. Blake has been in two national tours and cast in multiple residency shows in casinos across the U.S. and Canada.