Photo Flash: First Look at John Treacy Egan as 'Mr.Bumble' in OLIVER! at Westchester Broadway Theatre
Standing Ovation Studio's OLIVER! will open on August 15 at Westchester Broadway Theatre, and run through September 8. The colorful characters of Charles Dickens' classic "Oliver Twist" come brilliantly to life in Victorian London. This beloved musical tells the tale of the orphan boy who is swept into a band of pickpockets; the Artful Dodger, the menacing Bill Sikes, the kind-hearted Nancy, all led by the wily Fagin.The sensational, Tony award winning, score is full of Lionel Bart's irresistible songs including "Food Glorious Food", "Consider Yourself", "I'd Do Anything", "Oom Pah Pah", "As Long As He Needs Me" and many more. This show truly captures the joys and challenges of youth and will be sure to warm the heart of your entire family.
Below, check out a first look at Broadway's John Treacy Eagan as 'Mr. Bumble' in costume below!
On June 30, 1960, Oliver opened at the New Theatre with 23 curtain calls. It ran for 2,618 performances in London. With its successful run inLondon still going strong, it opened at the Imperial Theatre on January 6, 1963 on Broadway, running for 774 performances. The Broadway production won 3 Tony Awards, including a Tony for Bart, the first English composer to win a Tony for Best Musical. Several child actors started their careers in the title role including Davy Jones
The cast will feature Brandon Singel as Oliver. Brandon of Harrison, NY, also starred as Winthrop in The Music Man here at WBT. Mr. Bumble will be played by John Treacy Egan, of Dobbs Ferry, a veteran Broadway performer who has starred in The Producers, The Little Mermaid, Sister Act, Nice Work If You Can Get It, to name a few. John Anthony Lopez will perform as Fagin, Lucy Braid as Nancy, Todd Ritch as The Artful Dodger, Brian Krinsky as Bill Sykes, and Regina Singel as Widow Corney.
The Show is directed by John Fanelli, the Musical Director is Kurt Kelley, Choreography by Carrie Silvernail, Set Design is by Steve Loftus, Lighting Design is by Andrew Gmoser, Sound Design is by Jonathan Hatton and Mark Zuckerman, the Production Stage Manager is Julia LaVerde. Costumes by Bottari &Case, Properties are by Grumpy's Props