Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Pioneer Theatre's SOMETHING'S AFOOT

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the musical whodunit Something's Afoot, September 20 through October 5, 2013, at Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast below!

Combine Agatha Christie's most ingenious murder mystery plot with a deliriously dizzy musical score and what do you get? A delightful musical where the bodies pile up between songs and the young lovers don't know whether to kiss or run for cover.

"I saw Something's Afoot years ago, and was completely charmed by its refreshing and original score and story," says PTC Artistic Director Karen Azenberg. "I've wanted to direct it ever since. When I came on board in 2012, I knew it was a piece that Salt Lake City audiences would love as much as I do."

The ensemble Equity cast is comprised of Paul Castree as Flint, Laura Hall as Hope Langdon, James Judy as Colonel Gillweather, Kate Marilley as Lettie, Joseph Medeirosas Nigel Rancour, Will Ray as Geoffrey, Tia Speros as Miss Tweed and REBECCA WATSONas Lady Grace Manley-Prowe.

Local non-Equity performers include JARON BARNEY (Clive) and RICHIE CALL (Dr. Greyburn) who return after appearing in last season's A Christmas Carol: The Musical and The Philadelphia Story, respectively.

Paul Castree (Flint) was an original cast member of the Broadway productions of 9 to 5, Young Frankenstein, High Fidelity, All Shook Up, Saturday Night Fever, Footloose, The Scarlet Pimperneland Grease!.

Returning after playing Emily in last season's A Christmas Carol: The Musical, Laura Hall(Hope) made her Broadway debut in Frank Wildhorn's Wonderland.

James Judy (Colonel Gillweather) returns to PTC where he has been in Evita twice as Peron, in Enchanted April and the 2007 LES MISERABLES. His Broadway credits include the original companies of Into The Woods, The Scarlet Pimpernel, A Christmas Carol the Musical and the revival of Jekyll and Hyde.

In her PTC debut, Kate Marilley (Lettie) comes to PTC after many Broadway National Tours including Billy Elliot, White Christmas (Judy Haynes), A Chorus Line (Sheila Bryant), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Ruth) and 42nd Street (Peggy Sawyer).

Joseph Medeiros (Nigel) appeared on Broadway in Wicked, West Side Story, Irving Berlin'sWhite Christmas, Guys and Dolls, Grease, and Big.

Will Ray (Geoffrey) was in the First National Tour of Little House on the Prairie the musical, starring Melissa Gilbert.

Tia Speros (Miss Tweed) makes her PTC debut; her credits include Off-Broadway, Regional, Film and TV work.

REBECCA WATSON (Lady Grace) returns to PTC, having done A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Peter Pan. Her Broadway work includes By Jeeves, The Cocoanuts, Romeo and Juliet, Disney's Hercules.

PTC Artistic Director Karen Azenberg directs and choreographs this production, after directing and choreographing A Christmas Carol: The Musical, directing The Odd Couple and choreographingLES MISERABLES last year. On September 24th, she will be honored in New York City as part of the 2013 "Broadway Salutes" celebration. Karen is on the board of the New York Musical Theatre Festival and is the President of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.

Designer George Maxwell designs the sets for the show. He has been the resident scenic designer at PTC for over 20 years and last season designed Clybourne Park; A Christmas Carol: The Musical and LES MISERABLES.

SOMETHING'S AFOOT's book, music, and lyrics are written by James McDonald, David Vos, and Robert Gerlach with additional music by Ed Linderman. The musical will play Monday - Thursdays at 7:30 PM, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM, with a Saturday matinee at 2 PM at the Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre. Prices range from $38 - $59 in advance and $5 more when purchased on the day of the show, and children in grades K - 12 are half price on Mondays and Tuesdays. Box Office information: Phone Number: 801-581-6961; Open 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Mon - Fri. For more information, visit www.pioneertheatre.org.

Photo Credit: Alexander Weisman

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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Pioneer Theatre's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
Tia Speros (Miss Tweed), Jaron Barney (Clive), Joseph Medeiros (Nigel), Laura Hall (Hope) and Will Ray (Geoffrey).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Pioneer Theatre's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
Tia Speros (Miss Tweed), Jaron Barney (Clive) and Joseph Medeiros (Nigel).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Pioneer Theatre's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
Laura Hall (Hope) and Will Ray (Geoffrey).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Pioneer Theatre's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
Tia Speros (Miss Tweed) and Joseph Medeiros (Nigel).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Pioneer Theatre's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
Tia Speros (Miss Tweed) and Joseph Medeiros (Nigel).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Pioneer Theatre's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
Jaron Barney (Clive), Laura Hall (Hope) and Will Ray (Geoffrey).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Pioneer Theatre's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
Jaron Barney (Clive), Tia Speros (Miss Tweed), Laura Hall (Hope), Joseph Medeiros (Nigel) and Will Ray (Geoffrey).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Pioneer Theatre's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
Joseph Medeiros (Nigel) and Jaron Barney (Clive). Seated: Tia Speros (Miss Tweed), Laura Hall (Hope) and Will Ray (Geoffrey).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Pioneer Theatre's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
Tia Speros (Miss Tweed), Jaron Barney (Clive), Joseph Medeiros (Nigel) and Laura Hall (Hope).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Pioneer Theatre's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
Tia Speros (Miss Tweed) and Joseph Medeiros (Nigel).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Pioneer Theatre's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
Something's Afoot Cast

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Pioneer Theatre's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
James Judy (Col. Gillweather) and Rebecca Watson (Lady Manley-Prowe).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Pioneer Theatre's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
Tia Speros (Miss Tweed).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Pioneer Theatre's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
James Judy (Col. Gillweather) and Rebecca Watson (Lady Manley-Prowe).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Pioneer Theatre's SOMETHING'S AFOOT
Tia Speros (Miss Tweed) and James Judy (Col. Gillweather).

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