Sonnie Betts

Sonnie Betts


Sonnie Betts, born July 13, 2013, discovered her love for acting at the age of
4. She continued to grow as young actor by taking one on one lessons with her outstanding coaches; Michael Baker of Gateway Playhouse, Allen O’Reilly of Bay Street and vocal coach Lydia Sabosto. Sonnie also takes classes at the Gateway, where at the age of 6, she was featured in her first MainStage as Gretl in Sound of Music. Soon after, she appeared in a pilot Harlem: Town Hall. Throughout her short career Sonnie has performed in a wide variety of shows at both WHBPAC and Gateway Playhouse. This is Sonnie’s big debut at Bay Street Theater and she couldn’t be more excited to work with a cast of talented and established actors. Break a leg “Little Girl!” 


Current & Upcoming Performances

Mainstage—Ragtime!: Music by Stephen Flaherty, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and Book by Terrence McNally
Category: Mainstage Productions August 2 through August 28

Witness the musical adaptation of E.L. Doctorow’s classic novel that captures the American experience at the turn of the 20th century. The worlds of a wealthy white couple, a Jewish immigrant father and his daughter, and an African American ragtime musician intertwine in this sweeping musical about America’s Golden Age when our nation was mixing, boiling, and changing. The creative team on Ragtime is: Will Pomerantz (Director); Christopher Grant and Lauren Grant (Co-Choreographers); James Bassi (Musical Director); Rick Sordelet (Fight Director); Anna Louizos (Scenic Designer); Hunter Kaczorowski (Costume Designer); Meghan O’Beirne (Associate Costume Designer); Mike Billings (Lighting Designer); Dalton Hamilton (Assistant Lighting Designer / Programmer); Jon Weston (Sound Designer); John Millerd (Associate Sound Designer); Brian C. Staton (Projection Designer); Andrew Diaz (Props Designer); Ryan Touhey (Orchestrator); Tommy Kurzman (Hair/Makeup Designer); James FitzSimmons (Production Stage Manager); and Christine Catti (Assistant Stage Manager).