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ERIKA AMATO
 AEA/SAG-AFTRA/AGVA/BMI

Manhattan Holiday Carolers

Fa-la-la-la-la!

Erika was super excited to back singing alto with the wonderful a cappella caroling company, Manhattan Holiday Carolers. Fun fact: this was her 18th season as a professional caroler!

Public performances included Tree Lightings at Tavern on the Green in NYC, The Life Lutheran Church in Old Westbury NY, and the Turtle Bay Association, as well as "Christmas in Historic Richmond Town" out on Staten Island. It was a fantastic and festive holiday season.

Sept 15 - Oct 23, 2022:
"An American in Paris"

Erika was honored to return to the role of  "Madame Baurel" in the beautiful musical AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, this time at the Argyle Theatre in Babylon, NY. Her performance was dedicated both to her late husband Jeff who passed away shortly after the last time she played this role, and to her mother Judith, who shockingly passed away during Erika's first week of rehearsals. Erika's mom was so very excited for her daughter, so there was no question about her continuing with the show. Erika would like to thank the Argyle family for their compassion and for dedicating the Opening Night performance to Judith Frances Amato.

Back by Popular Demand for 2022!

The Belmont 4 (Sometimes 3)

Erika's sings doo-wop!

As part of Arthur Avenue Little Italy's "Piazza di Belmont" program, Erika had a blast singing her heart out and  "bringing doo-wop back to the Bronx" every weekend from May through Halloween last year, and the group will be back at it through the end of September this year, too.

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Church Gigs Are Back in 2022!

Ever since moving to NYC in 2008, one of Erika's favorite "side gigs" has always been singing as a "ringer" in professional church choirs. After a two-year hiatus, she was thrilled to return to St. Clement's Episcopal Church earlier this summer for a special Communion Anthem as well as singing in the professional choirs at several services at the world-famous St. Patrick's Cathedral and Madison Avenue Baptist Church.

September 24 - 26, 2021

"The Comedy of Errors"

Erika had the great pleasure of playing the Abbess (Emilia) and Luce in Shakespeare's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS this September, produced by Boomerang Theatre Company and directed by Scott Ebersold. Yes, this was LIVE ON STAGE! :-)

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Nov/Dec, 2021

2021 Caroling Season!

Erika was thrilled to return to caroling in 2021, especially since the 2020 season was derailed by covid. She was honored to be invited to sing alto in both "The Jolly Holidays" and "Manhattan Holiday Carolers," - two of the most prestigious companies in the NYC metropolitan area - and sang her heart out at a variety of venues, from tree lightings at Tavern on the Green, Kips Bay Towers, and The Life Lutheran Church, to caroling table-to-table in the fabulous Italian restaurants on Arthur Ave in the Bronx.

Currently on the Festival Cicuit: "Silent Partner"

It's an honor to have played even a small part ("Dara Cullen") in this thought-provoking short film, which premiered at The Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival on  8/10/21 and is currently winning awards on the festival circuit.

September 5, 2021

"Power: Book III: Raising Kanan"

Erika was on TV last September - she had a small speaking role in episode 107 ("Stay In Your Lane") of the latest "Power" spin-off on Starz! Fun times!

April 2021

Noël Coward's HAY FEVER

Erika was thrilled to play hilarious grande dame "Judith Bliss" in the New York Theatre Now workshop/Zoom-staged-reading of a new musical adaptation of this zany comedy from the brilliant Noël Coward.

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