Margaret Kelly. Falkirk, Scotland
Margaret has wowed audiences in her native Scotland and in the United States with her stirring, powerhouse voice which has been described as "cathartic." After establishing herself as an artist to watch in Scotland, recording and starring in musicals. Margaret was awarded with Scholarship to AMDA, made her move across the pond and later procured a Greencard based on her exceptional musical ability. Regional Credits include: Les Miserables - TOTS, Cats (Grizabella) - Tuachan, National Tour, 25th Anniversary America tour & Broadway close-up- Lincoln Center (American Songbook Series), The Full Monty (Georgie), West Side Story (Maria), My Fair Lady (Eliza), Joseph (Narrator). In 2011 she sang the National Anthem at the 10th Anniversary commemoration of 9/11 in New York. And, also performed on Broadway in The Minskoff Theatre 2012 “Easter Bonnet Competition” – Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids. Margaret is a founding member of “The Highland Divas” and alongside performing with The Highland Divas, can be seen in The Off-Broadway production of "Hereafter The Musical" In the Snapple Theatre, NYC.
Georgia Johnson. Glasgow, Scotland
An alumnus of Glasgow’s prestigious Musical Theatre Course at Knightswood Secondary School, and Scottish actress, singer and dancer, Georgia moved to the U.S. in 2004 when she was granted a scholarship to attend the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. After graduating in 2006, Georgia successfully landed the role of Orange Girl in the 2007 National Tour of Shout! The Mod Musical. Georgia then earned the role of Sharon in the successful Off-Broadway production of Girls Night The Musical. As jack of all trades in the performing industry, this well-trained performer has been branded a “True Triple Threat” by some of Broadway’s & television’s top producers. In 2008, Georgia became the first non-American USO Liberty Bell where she performed on many different stages to include Dick Clarks’ New Years Rockin’ Eve Show, which was viewed by over 22.6 million people worldwide. With the USO, Georgia sang the American National Anthem at the New York Mets' Citi Field and many other patriotic events across the United States and and through the USO eventually met and married a US Marine of her own. In 2011 Georgia continued to show her dedication to American service-members by joining the American Bombshells particular working with the Wounded Warrior Project. With the Bombshells she performed the national anthem for the NASDAQ's opening bell, singing by VA bedsides, NY Veterans Day Parade and welcoming our Troops home. In 2013 Georgia was beyond delighted to be tuning back into her Scottish roots and joined the Highland Divas, singing the songs from her childhood most true to her heart - The Highland Divas have performed both Nationwide and Internationally, Pearl Harbor, Madison Square Garden, B.B Kings, Carnegie Hall, Glasgow's SECC and more and are one of the annual headlining acts for New York's Tartan Week. Through the Divas and singing of traditional Scots and Irish songs. Georgia is also a singer/songwriter and plays locally in Massachusetts for more on her self titled band check out
Marla Kavanaugh. Dunedin (little Edinburgh) New Zealand.
Malra has captivated audiences all over the world with her angelic soprano. Originally from New Zealand, she is a critically acclaimed leading lady in Opera and Musical Theatre. Marla sang in the Los Angeles Opera Gala welcoming Placido Domingo as Artistic Director. She starred in the post Broadway West Coast premiers of Terence MacNally's Masterclass & Paul Gordon's Jane Eyre. She has been a guest soloist with Symphonies in New Zealand, The United States, Japan & The Netherlands. In 2004, she was humbled to be the Soprano soloist in Central Park, New York to commemorate the victims of 9/11. As a recording artist, she has been a guest on three albums with international tenor Daniel Rodriguez and her debut album “Songbirds” (with identical twin sister Marissa) is available worldwide. Marla is a founding member of "The Highland Divas" and is also currently touring the US with the show, "Boy Meets Girl" alongside Daniel Rodriguez.