Asa Somers, Jonalyn Saxer, Harley Jay Cast In Staged Reading Of BRADY BUNCH Musical
Casting is now complete for A New York City staged reading of A Very Brady Musical, a new musical based on the iconic 1970's television show The Brady Bunch, which will be directed by multiple Ovation Award winner Richard Israel.
Lloyd J. Schwartz, one of the TV show's original producers, and Hope Juber have written the book - a clever blend of nostalgia and satire, with all of the characters played by adults. Schwartz and Juber are the writers behind the more recent Brady movies for television. Music & Lyrics are by Hope Juber & Grammy Award winner Laurence Juber (Paul McCartney and Wings). Ted Arthur (The Prom, Once On This Island, Dear Evan Hanson) is Music Director.
The cast includes Asa Somers (Dear Evan Hanson), Amy Bodnar (Oklahoma), Christine Pedi (Chicago), Harley Jay (King Kong), Jonalyn Saxer (Mean Girls), Nicole Powell (Ragtime), Horace V. Rogers (Tarzan), Jayme Lake, Jordan Wolfe, Rosalie Graziano, Anthony Zambito, Melinda Porto, and Mark Montague. Casting is by Carol Hanzel.
Kate Atkinson of K-Squared Entertainment is producing the 29-hour AEA reading that will take place on February 15 at Pearl Studios. The musical is being developed by K-Squared Entertainment and Juber Productions. K-Squared is the team behind Part of the Plan, the Dan Fogelberg musical that had its world premiere at the Tennessee Performing Center and is slated to continue development at a soon-to-be announced Regional theater in the 2019/20 season.