Biography as it appears in the BEAUTY and the BEAST playbill (spring 2018):

REBECCA SHANAHAN-GALLIGANI (Lefou) has been in theater for most of her life and wouldn’t have it any other way.  Becca is one of the founding members of ACTORS inc and has performed with the group in their production of Godspell, and played Bonnie in Anything Goes, Lucy in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Reverend Mother in Nunsense and Nunsense: The Mega Musical, Cling in Sandbag, Stage Left, Appassionata Von Climax in Li’l Abner, Madame Thénardier in Les Misérables, Aunt Eller in Oklahoma! and Mrs. Brill in Mary Poppins.  In 2007, she directed ACTORS inc’s production of The Odd Couple (Female Version) and in 2013 she directed their production of Forever Plaid.  Before ACTORS inc, Becca worked as a production assistant for the Wheelock Family Theater for seven seasons, directed for the Colleges of the Fenway, and performed with the Merrimack Valley Players and Play By Players.  Becca has been the Drama Guild Director at the Academy of Notre Dame in Tyngsboro, MA.  When she is not on stage, Becca is the proud mother of Kevin and Angelina, and works as Director of Operations for Hergenrother Realty Group.  She would like to thank her husband, Steven, for holding down the fort while she is out and about doing theater.

Rebecca Shanahan