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WSYR - Bridge Street

Syracuse University grad talks about her "Hairspray" experience


"Caroline Portner, who plays 'Amber Von Tussle,' joined the show Wednesday to tell us about the surprise hurdles the crew experienced ahead of opening night, what she loves about theatre, and her time on ‘The Hill’ as a Syracuse University student."

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Our Quad Cities

Circa's Exuberant "Mamma Mia" an Island Paradise

"Portner — who co-starred in Circa’s last holiday musical, 'White Christmas' — is simply superb as our young, perky and cute protagonist. She’s smart, sensible, relatable and just a delight to follow through this buoyant journey that’s both light as a feather and as weighty as a justifiably life-altering choice."


Local 4 News WHBF

Mama Mia | Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse

"The songs of Abba have come to life at Circa 21 and to tell us more about it are 2 of the Mama Mia Stars Caroline Portner and Kimberly Vanderginst."

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