'At This Performance' Salutes Standbys/Understudies May 1-2
Musicals Tonight continues its ongoing salute to Broadway's Standbys and Understudies with its current editions of At This Performance to be held on Sunday, May 1st and Monday, May 2nd at the 45th Street Theatre, 354 West 45th Street at 8 PM.
Hosted by Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis, the popular series allows performers to display their versatility and share anecdotes about their experiences. Musical Director/ Accompanist for May 1st will be Danny Purcefull. Musical Director/ Accompanist for May 2nd will be Eugene Gwozdz.
Scheduled for Sunday, May 1st are Joe Cassidy (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Paul Castree (All Shook Up), Laura Marie Duncan (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Laura Griffith (The Light in the Piazza), Chris Gunn (Little Women), Jennifer Hughes (The Light in the Piazza), Michelle Kittrell (All Shook Up), Karen Murphy (All Shook Up), Andrew Rannels (Hairspray), Allison Spratt (Good Vibrations), Marty Thomas (Wicked) and Shelley Thomas (Brooklyn).
Scheduled for Monday, May 2nd are Julie Barnes (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), Jennifer Barnhart (Avenue Q), John Brady (The Lion King), David Burnham (The Light in the Piazza), Becky Gulsvig (Hairspray), Carla J. Hargrove (Hairspray), Rick Hilsabeck (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), Stacie Morgain Lewis (Wicked), Rachelle Rak (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), William Ryall (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), Sara Schmidt (Brooklyn) and Howie Michael Smith (Avenue Q).
Performers who have appeared in previous editions of At This Performance include (in alphabetical order): Aaron J. Albano, Shannon Antalan, Adrian Bailey, Darrin Baker, Nili Bassman, Bryan Batt, Tracee Beazer, Laura Bell Bundy, Terry Burrell, Belle Callaway, Cristy Candler, Kristy Cates, Eric L. Christian, Dwayne Clark, Kristoffer Cusick, Rachel de Benedet, Susan Derry, Shannon Durig, Barrett Foa, Julie Foldesi, Sheetal Gandhi, David Gaschen, Bob Gaynor, Meg Gillentine, Eric Michael Gillett, Jason Gillman, Sarah Glendening, Somer Lee Graham, Justin Greer, Timothy Gulan, Lori Hammel, Julie Hanson, Rita Harvey, John Hillner, Megan Hilty, Philip Hoffman, Stacey Todd Holt, Hollie Howard, Cheyenne Jackson, Anne Kanengeiser, Kendra Kassebaum, Leslie Kritzer, Stephanie Kurtzuba, Julie Martell, Linda Mugleston, Brian O'Brien, Brynn O'Malley, Justin Patterson, Erin Quill, Jonathan Rayson, Terita R. Redd, Julie Reiber, Darren Ritchie, Horace V. Rogers, Richard Roland, David Rossmer, Graham Rowat, Emily Rozek, Ann Sanders, Paul Schoeffler, Jackie Seiden, Megan Sikora, Vanessa Sonon, Kevin Spirtas, Jim Stanek, Dorothy Stanley, Sophia N. Stephens, Lori Ann Strunk, Jenny-Lynn Suckling, Natasha Tabandera, Cathy Trien, P.J. Verhoest, Brandon Wardell, Shonn Wiley, Schele Williams, Jennifer Hope Wills and Jessica-Snow Wilson.
Future editions of At This Performance will be held on Sunday, May 15th and a special edition of At This Performance Objectified (An Evening with the cast of Beauty and the Beast) will be held on Monday, May 16th . Curtain time for both events is 8 PM.
Tickets are $19.00 each and are available at SMARTTIX (212) 868-4444.