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Pre-production photo featuring Michael Weber and Nancy Voigts. Photo by Austin Packard.
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the cast and production team for Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Garson Kanin.
Directed and choreographed by Christopher Pazdernik with musical direction by David Fiorello, the production features Michael Weber, (Hubie Cram); Nancy Voigts, (Kay Cram); Anastasia Arnold, (ensemble); Tommy Bullington, (Brains Berman); William Dwyer, (John Henry Wheeler); Gabriel Fries, (Skin Demopoulos); Desiree Gonzalez, (ensemble); Steve Kimbrough, (Wolfie / Moe Shtarker); Molly Kral, (Tilda Mullen), Maria Montero, (ensemble); Tommy Novak, (Fatso O’Rear) and Jenna Schoppe, (ensemble) along with Performance Intern Artists from Roosevelt University’s Chicago College for the Performing Arts: Maeve Cosgriffe, Chase Heinemann, Jenna Napolitano, Emma Parssi, Seavor Roach and T.J. Tapp.
The production team includes Jenna Schoppe (assistant choreographer), Bill Walters (stage manager), Joaquin Gomez (assistant stage manager), and Samantha Treible (wardrobe supervisor).
From the press release: “Do Re Mi is the story of Hubie Cram, a minor-league con man endlessly scheming to win big who, at the urging of his long-suffering wife, Kay, decides to go (somewhat) straight by moving into the jukebox and music promotion business as he concocts his biggest score ever.”
Do Re Mi performs three nights only, May 22 through Thursday, May 24 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. For more information visit porchlightmusictheatre.org.