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Barry Amato
Dari Anne Amato

Barry and Dari Anne Amato

(Our Producers)

 

Barry and Dari Anne Amato have been married for twenty four years and reside in Nashville with their Sheepadoodle, Dorothy.  The two met as singers & dancers at the former Opryland USA theme park.  Following their years as producers and segment hosts for an internationally syndicated dance television show out of Nashville, the pair traveled globally as  performers and dance instructors/choreographers.  

 

Live shows that have been produced by Barry and Dari Anne include those at  Dollywood Theme Park, and currently the Country Tonite Theater, both located in Pigeon Forge, TN.

 

Together, the two own and operate their own entertainment production company, Paws-itive Productions.  Their careers have spanned nearly thirty years of producing  television, both on and off camera, and live entertainment along with being professional emcees and choreographers for corporate events and theme parks.  They both feel incredibly blessed to be producing "We Need A Lot of Christmas” but mostly that they have the privilege of sharing the stage with this beautiful and talented cast!

Bruce Amato
Barry & Dari Anne Amato
Bruce Amato

Bruce Amato (Magician in residence at Fiddle Dee Farms)

 For over 40 years, Magician and Illusionist Bruce Amato has captivated audiences throughout the US and Europe with his magic, comedy and illusions.  He performs over 300 shows annually both live and on television.  Besides performing, he has authored over a dozen books on magic and lectures across the country to magicians at magic conventions and clubs.  Amongst his many other achievements, he has performed with numerous celebrities and has worked along side famed magician / illusionist, David Copperfield.  

Jenny Norris
Jenny Norris

Jenny Norris

Jenny is a graduate of Belmont University with a Bachelor of Music.  She has been seen in various theatre’s in Middle Tennessee including The Gaslight Dinner Theatre, Circle Players, The Keeton Theatre, Bell Witch Fall Festival, The Nashville Opera and Chaffin’s Barn Theatre.  As a featured vocalist she has performed alongside such legends as Dolly Parton and Lee Greenwood.  "Words cannot express what it means to have this opportunity to perform alongside this talented cast to help bring some joy, laughter and song into our world again through the magical realm of theatre !"

Renee Lopez
Renee Lopez

Renee Lopez

Renee is originally from the small town of Winters, CA and a close knit family of entertainers. She graduated from The American Musical and Dramatic Academy of the Performing Arts in New York City and has performed for audiences around the world, including national tours and cruise ships.  Renee moved to Nashville in 2000 to write and record music. It was during this time that she was signed as a recording artist to RCA Nashville on the BNA label. She has spent nearly 30 years as a professioinal singer, dancer, actor and voice-over artist. Fiddle Dee Farms is blessed to have this incredible lady and talent as part of our show and we know you are going to love the versatile talents of  super cool lady.

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Alex Pineiro

Alex is excited to be back for his second season at We Need A Lot of Christmas and you will love his big smile and big voice. Alex has been involved with many theatres around the country including: Chaffin's Barn, Arizona Broadway Theatre, Nashville Children's Theater, Nashville Rep, Heartwood Regional, and Blue Gate Musicals. Some of his credits include: The Land of Oz Theme Park, The SpongeBob Musical, Wendy's Adventure to Neverland, The Wedding Singer and Avenue Q. Alex is very thankful for the support he has had from his parents, family and many friends.

Alex Pinero
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Dalton Brown

Dalton is a history maker from Brunswick, Georgia, with an affinity for music and performance. This love has led him to earning a BA in Musical Theater (2018), A National Singing Title, International Acting Honors, and most recently the title of Best Industry Attraction Performer in the World. Dalton says despite all his awards and honors, his biggest achievement of his career so far was having the honor of singing back ground vocals for the Queen of Country herself, Dolly Parton. 

Dalton Brown
Molly Brown

Molly Brown

Molly’s favorite holiday is Christmas and her favorite movie is The Grinch! A New York native, she now calls Nashville home. A graduate of Wagner College with a BA in Theater Performance, she recently completed her master’s in social work at Fordham University. Previous credits include The Music Man, A Christmas Carol (Westchester Broadway Theater), Rent (Nashville Repertory Theater), The Marvelous Wonderettes (Williamson County Performing Art’s Center), White Elephant (World Premier), James and the Giant Peach, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Spotlight Center), and Paint Me A Fairytale, The Glass Slipper (Ice Creative Entertainment).  Molly is lookingn forward to THIS holiday to remember. 

Molly Brown
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Bradley Whitfield

Born in raised in Southwestern Michigan and now calls Franklin, Tennessee his home, Bradley is so excited to be here performing with everyone at “We Need A Lot Of Christmas”! A graduate of the University of Michigan with a B.F.A. in Musical Theater and Voice, Bradley’s professional theatrical credits include: Joseph (Joseph, Sight & Sound Theatres 2015 Season), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Joseph), Forever Plaid (Frankie) and most notably the Broadway Company of the Smash hit ABBA musical MAMMA MIA! Where he performed the leading role of “Sky”.  Bradley has also had the pleasure performing in national and international touring shows around the world.

Bradley Whitfield
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