The John W. Engeman Theater Presents 42nd STREET, April 14


The John W. Engeman Theater presents four time Tony Award Winning Musical, 42nd STREET, beginning with previews on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 8:00 p.m., an official opening on Saturday, April 14 at 8:00 p.m. and running through June 17, 2012.  Tickets are on sale for $60 and may be purchased by calling (631) 261-2900, by visiting, or at the Engeman Theater Box Office at 250 Main Street, Northport.

With book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, with lyrics by Al Dubin and music by Harry Warren and based on the novel by Bradford Ropes, 42nd Street, is a tale about a small town chorus girl, Peggy Sawyer, who gets her chance to become an overnight star.  Songs featured include We're in the Money, Lullaby of Broadway, Shuffle Off to Buffalo and 42nd Street.

42nd Street is produced by RICHARD T. DOLCE, the theater's Producing Artistic Director.

The Cast of 42nd STREET features:

Christianne Tisdale (DOROTHY BROCK) her Broadway and West End credits include Beauty and the Beast, Triumph of Love, On a Clear Day, and One Touch of Venus. Her Off-Broadway credits include MTC, 2nd Stage, The York, and Playwrights Horizons.

Patrick Ryan Sullivan (JULIAN MARSH) played Julian on Broadway and on the National Tour of 42nd Street. Some of his other Broadway credits include Gaston in Beauty and the Beast and various roles in Titanic.

DARIEN CRAGO (PEGGY SAWYER) recently performed with Parallel Exit in their new musical dance comedy, I Love Bob. Some of her regional work includes Sweet Charity (Helene), Spelling Bee (Logainne), and Nunsense (Sr. Mary Leo).

ELISE KINNON (ANYTIME ANNIE) most recently was in 42nd Street at the Goodspeed Opera House also playing Anytime Annie as well as the Asian tour in 2007. Some other recent credits inclue White Christmas (TUTS-Rita), Crazy For You (Maltz -Patsy), Show Boat, Half A Sixpence and Happy Days (Goodspeed).

TIM FALTER (BILLY LAWLER) was in the National Tour of Some Like it Hot starring Tony Curtis. Some other credits include Singin' in the Rain (Don Lockwood) and 42nd Street (Andy Lee) at Goodspeed, Irving Berlin's White Christmas (Phil Davis) at Pioneer Theatre Co., Crazy For You (Bobby Child) and State Fair starring John Davidson (Pat Gilbert) at the Surflight Theatre.

Marci Reid (MAGGIE JONES) Kiss Me, Kate; Me & My Girl and Call Me Madam at the Goodspeed Opera House, Drowsy Chaperone in The Drowsy Chaperone at the Surflight Theatre, Penelope Pennywise in Urinetown at the Mason Street Warehouse and Dorothy Brock at the Surflight in 42nd Street.

KIRK BANGSTAD (Pat Denning) recent performances include Moses in Paul Dick's Moses, My Love, Tommy/Manny in Lee Hoiby's This is the Rill Speaking with the Chelsea Opera, Tony/Tommassi in Piazza Navona and Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus with Opera Manhattan, and the Stage Manager in Ned Rorem's Our Town with the Raylynmor Opera Company in New Hampshire.

STEPHEN VALENTI (Abner Dillon) has been seen throughout the tri-state area in a number of roles including Tevye in Fiddler, Padre and Sancho in Man of La Mancha, Carnes in Oklahoma and Max in The Sound of Music. He played Lazar Wolf in the Ogunquit Playhouse production of Fiddler on the Roof with Eddie Mekka and Sally Struthers.

EVAN TEICH (BERT BARRY) was last seen as Eddie in The Sunshine Boys at the John W. Engeman Theater. His Off-Broadway credits include Red Masquerade (Staged Reading), A Wonderful Life (Bert), Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Sneezy), Assassins (John Wilkes Booth) and the Long Island Premier of Jewtopia (Chris).

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