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Pictured: Neala Barron
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth based on the play written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.
Directed by Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate direction and musical staging by Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham, the production features Artistic Associate Matt Crowle (Charley Kringas), Jim DeSelm (Franklin Shephard), Neala Barron (Mary Flynn), Keely Vasquez (Gussie Carnegie), David Fiorello (Joe Josephson), and Aja Wiltshire (Beth). The ensemble includes Kyrie Anderson (Make-up Artist), Larry Baldacci (Mr. Spencer), Sandra Bogan (Mrs. Spencer), Katherine Condit (Scotty), Christopher Davis (Terry), Andres Enriquez (Tyler), Fredrick Harris (Jerome), Michelle Jasso (K.T.), Bernell Lassai (Bunker / TV Newsman), Cisco Lopez (Floor Monitor / Minister), Alana Lovely (Meg / TV Newswoman), Khaki Pixley (Dory / Girl Auditioning), Jonathan Strombres (Ru/ Nightclub Pianist) and Zachary Fewkes and Asher Schenk alternating the role of Franklin Shepard, Jr.
Musicians include Tony Scandora (percussion), Ben Dillinger (bass), Mike Matlock (reeds #1: flute, oboe, clarinet, alto sax), Lara Regan (reeds #2: clarinet, alto sax, tenor sax, bass clarinet), Jered Montgomery (trumpet) and Matt Kowalski (trombone).
The production team includes Bill Morey (costume designer), Tony Churchill (projection designer), Jeff Kmiec (co-scenic designer), Greg Pinsoneault (co-scenic designer), Robert Hornbostel (sound designer), Rachel West (master electrician), Alex Rhyan (production manager), Johnnie Schleyer (technical director) and Matt McMullen (stage manager).
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG runs January 26th – March 11th at Porchlght’s home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. For more information visit porchlightmusictheatre.org.