Laurie Walton, Jim Walton, Joe Cassidy and More Set for Riverdale INTO THE WOODS
Broadway luminaries and Riverdale's most talented performers will join forces for a 25th Anniversary concert production of Stephen Sondheim's classic fairy tale musical INTO THE WOODS, to be performed at the Riverdale YM-YWHA on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at 8pm.
This one-night only Gala event will benefit the performing arts programs at the Riverdale Y, including the Riverdale Rising Stars scholarship fund, which will enable children and teens to participate in the organization's productions.
The performance will be held at the Riverdale YM-YWHA, located at 5625 Arlington Avenue (just off of Riverdale Avenue and West 256th Street), in Riverdale, Bronx, NY. Tax-deductible tickets range in price from $50-$250, and may be purchased by calling 718.548.8200, or by visiting www.RiverdaleRisingStars.com or www.RiverdaleY.org.
Riverdale Rising Stars Director of Performing Arts Laurie Walton (the Broadway revival of Show Boat) stars as the Witch alongside Broadway veterans Jim Walton (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, 42nd Street, Merrily We Roll Along), Emily Walton (Peter and the Starcatcher, August: Osage County), Joe Cassidy (Catch Me If You Can, Next to Normal, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Joseph Kolinsky (Titanic, LES MISERABLES, A Christmas Carol), Jamey Hood (How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Shaggs), and Maryrose Wood (Merrily We Roll Along).
The cast is rounded out by teenagers and adult alumni from the performing arts programs of the Riverdale Y, many of whom have performed Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway, and on national tours. Joining the Broadway talent will be Annette Arnold, Lily Bayrock, Eric Berger, Wiley Cohen, Arianne DeCerb, Jim DeBlasi, Patrick Dwyer, Leora Einleger, Shara Feit, Gregory Kanter, Jacob Levi-Dabby, Drew Lewis, Leo Lopez, Katleen Lozada, Luz Montez, Ezra Mutnick, Liz Powers, Marilyn Raider. Elia Rangel, Michal Schorsch, Catherine Schwartz, Diego Velazquez, Breffni Ward, and Chris Wilson.