CRAZY FOR YOU at The Candlelight Theatre
Crazy for You, the zany musical comedy combining mistaken identities and plot twists galore with a Gershwin score and fabulous dance numbers, opens May 13th at The Candlelight Theatre. Directed and choreographed by Dann Dunn, Crazy for You features Nate Golden as Bobby Child, Madison Buck as Polly Baker, Susan Dewey as Mrs. Lottie Child, and Kaylan Wetzel as Irene Roth. Also featured in the cast are Anthony Connell as Lank Hawkins, Max Redman as Bela Zangler, Topher Layton and Lindsay Mauck as Eugene and Patricia Fodor, and Barry Gomolka as Everett Baker. The Follies Girls are Michelle Affleck, Julianna Babb, Nicole Calabrese, Nicole Mariash, Kimberly Maxson, Jenna Rogalski, Kristen Smith, and Erin Michelle Waldie. Zachary Debevec, Daniel Irwin, Chris Millison, ChristIan Ryan and Devon Sinclair are the cowboys and male ensemble. Lindsay Mauck is Musical Director, the set design is by Envision, and the costumes are by Tara Bowers and Timm Cannon.
An adaptation of the Gershwins' 1930s musical Girl Crazy, Crazy for You was inspired by materials by Guy Bolton and John McGowan and co-conceived by Ken Ludwig and Mike Okrent. With a book by Ken Ludwig and a score of George and Ira Gershwin classics including "I Got Rhythm," "Naughty Baby," "They Can't Take That Away From Me," "Embraceable You," "Someone To Watch Over Me," there is no doubt you will go crazy for Crazy for You. The 1992 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Crazy for You also won for Best Choreography by Susan Stroman, a Candlelight alum, and for Best Costume Design by William Ivey Long.
CRAZY FOR YOU, THE NEW GERSHWIN MUSICAL is presented by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK MUSIC LIBRARY, INC.,560 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10022. The Candlelight Theatre is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on on www.DelawareScene.com.
Crazy for You runs Saturday, May 13th through Sunday, June 25th. All tickets include dinner and show and are $60 for adults and $33 for children. Group rates are available for groups of 15 or more. Please call the box office for more information. Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings with doors opening at 6:00 pm and show at 8:00, and Sunday afternoons when doors open at 1:00 pm with a 3:00 show. A Thursday evening performance is available June 22nd (doors open at 6:00 pm, show at 8:00 pm). There is limited availability for the Wednesday matinee, June 14 (doors open at 11:00 am with a 1:00 pm show). For more information call 302-475-2313 or visit www.candlelighttheatredelaware.org.