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Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the cast and design team for “Minnie’s Boys,” the final production in the company’s 2018 – 2019 “lost” musicals series.
With a book by Groucho Marx’s son Arthur Marx and Robert Fisher, music by Larry Grossman and lyrics by Hal Hackady with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik, the production features Liz Pazik (Minnie), Mark David Kaplan (Frenchie), Justin Brill (Uncle Al), Sean Blake, (Maxie/Sandow), Andrew Lund (Adolph ‘Harpo’ Marx), J Vance (Herbie ‘Zeppo’ Marx), Nik Kmiecik (Leonard ‘Chico’ Marx), Kirk Osgood (Julie ‘Groucho’ Marx), Maxton Smith (Milton ‘Gummo’ Marx), Bill Chamberlain, (E.F. Albee), Jared David Michael Grant (Hochmeister), Melanie Loren (Mrs. Krupnick/Murdock), and Cynthia Faye Carter (Mrs. Flanagan/ Mrs. McNish).
The production team includes Christie Chiles Twille, music director; Justin Brill, assistant director; Samantha Treible, wardrobe supervisor; Jaime Davis, sound designer/board operator, Bill Walters, stage manager; Sean Michael Mohler, assistant stage manager; Kotryna Hilko, costume designer, and Rachel West, lighting designer.
Porchlight Revisits “Minnie’s Boys” is a look at the young Marx Brothers as they chart their journey from vaudeville toward Hollywood and their invention of the greasepaint
The production will feature a “Behind the Show Backstory” multimedia presentation, created and hosted by Artistic Director Michael Weber.
Porchlight Revisits “Minnie’s Boys” runs for three performances May 22 and 23. For more information visit http://porchlightmusictheatre.org.