Rachel will star as Karin in Church Basement Ladies!
Rachel will be performing at the Cornwell Dinner Theatre this fall. The production opens on September 8 and runs through October 29 in Marshall, MI. You can read more about the show and purchase tickets here.
August 3, 2022
Rachel performs in New Faces Sing Broadway 1971 concert!
Rachel made her debut with Chicago's Porchlight Music Theatre in their New Faces Sing Broadway 1971 Concert. She sang "Could I Leave You?" and "Too Many Mornings" from Sondheim's Follies along with a couple of group numbers from musicals that premiered in 1971. You can read more about the event here.
July 14, 2022:
Rachel stars in her
first equity production as the Witch in
Into the Woods!
Rachel spent three weeks in New Orleans rehearsing and performing as the Witch in "Into the Woods" with Tulane Summer Lyric Theatre. You can read an article about the show here. She is now an Equity Membership Candidate.
September 30 2021:
Rachel stars as Bea Bottom in Something Rotten!
"Something Rotten" was set to open in March 2020 in Palatine. After making it through the final dress rehearsal, the show was shut down due to COVID. 18 months later this sensational musical is up and running at Cutting Hall in Palatine through October 24, 2021.
The reviews are in and the following has been said about Rachel. "Rachel Carreras is Bea, Nick’s loving and supportive wife, and boy, can that girl sing – she’s a Broadway belter. She also has a comforting, expressive face. Both Carreras and McCormack are strong, vibrant actresses and as equally charismatic as their male counterparts." You can read the rest of the stellar review here.
August 11 2020:
"Search for a Star" Competition
Playbill received a total of 2,658 submissions from hopefuls across the nation. Rachel was chosen to be one of the featured videos in the Week 4 highlight of the Playbill.com "Search for a Star" competition. You can see the Playbill article and view her video here.
July 5 2020:
Rachel Carreras was the winner of The Cabaret Games, Episode #1!
Rachel represented Big Noise Theatre in the Cabaret Games for the Contemporary Musical Thatre week! She performed alongside other emerging stars with guest hosts and judges such as Laura Osnes, Jason Robert Brown, Jessica Vosk, Chris Jones and Lesli Margherita.
She took first place in Episode #1 with guest host Katherine Steele and guest judge Samantha Pauly (Broadway: SIX). The episode aired on The Cabaret Games Facebook page on Sunday, July 5 at 7 p.m. CST.
To find out more information about The Cabaret Games click here.