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FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of CHAPLIN the Musical!

Rob McClure, who originated the role of Chaplin at the La Jolla Playhouse, will star in the title role of the new Broadway musical CHAPLIN. A new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin, with music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis and book by three-time Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Christopher Curtis, CHAPLIN will open on Broadway on Monday, September 10, 2012 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Previews will begin Tuesday, August 21, 2012. Acclaimed director/choreographer Warren Carlyle (Finian’s Rainbow, Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway) directs and choreographs the production.

CHAPLIN's cast and creative team met the press today, and BroadwayWorld brings you a photo of them below! Check back later for full coverage.

CHAPLIN comes to Broadway following the popular success of a production at the La Jolla Playhouse in 2010, under the name Limelight. From the slums of London to the heights of Hollywood, CHAPLIN is the showbiz Broadway musical about the silent film legend the world couldn’t stop talking about - Charlie Chaplin. The brand new 22-person musical reveals the man behind the legend, the undeniable genius that forever changed the way America went to the movies.

Photo credit: Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of CHAPLIN the Musical!

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of CHAPLIN the Musical!
The Cast & Creative Team attend the Meet & Greet the cast of the New Broadway Show 'Chaplin The Musical' at Foxwoods Theater Rehearsal Studios on August 7, 2012 in New York City.

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of CHAPLIN the Musical!

 

 

 

 

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.