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Breaking News: Keith Carradine to Star in PAINT YOUR WAGON for Encores! Cast Announced!

Breaking News: Keith Carradine to Star in PAINT YOUR WAGON for Encores! Cast Announced!

This just in! Two-time Tony nominee Keith Carradine will star in the Encores! production of PAINT YOUR WAGON this March. The show, set in a mining camp in Gold Rush-era California, is the story of a dreaming gold miner and his daughter whose world is changed when the daughter finds gold-and love-near their camp.

The PAINT YOUR WAGON cast also includes Jenni Barber, Keith Carradine, Robert Creighton, Caleb Damschroder, Justin Guarini, Nathaniel Hackmann, Robyn Hurder, Alexandra Socha, Melissa van der Schyff, Scott Wakefield and William Youmans, with Darien Crago, Steve Czarnecki, Nicolas Davila, Casey Garvin, Shonica Gooden, Timothy Hughes, Naomi Kakuk, Justin Keyes, Jenny Laroche, Melissa Hunter McCann, Harris Milgrim, Kevin Munhall, Kristin Piro, Robbie Roby, Jason Simon, Kevin Vortmann, Nicholas Ward and Mikey Winslow. Additional casting will be announced shortly.

PAINT YOUR WAGON opened at the Shubert Theater on November 12, 1951 and ran for 289 performances. It has a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The original production was directed by Daniel Mann and choreographed by Agnes De Mille. Songs include "They Call the Wind Maria," "I Talk to the Trees" and "I'm On My Way." PAINT YOUR WAGON will run March 18 - 22, 2015.

Keith Carradine is best known to theatre audiences for his Tony Award nominated performance as the title character in The Will Rogers Follies. He won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Foxfire with Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy, and appeared as Lawrence in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Imperial Theater. He was seen on Broadway most recently in Hands on a Hardbody.

Recent television roles include Wild Bill Hickock in HBO's "Deadwood", FBI Special Agent Frank Lundy on Showtime's "Dexter" and Agent Carl McGowan in the new season of CBS' NUMB3RS. Carradine appeared with brothers David and Robert as the Younger brothers in Walter Hill's film The Long Riders. He appeared again for Hill in Southern Comfort. His first notable film appearance was in director Robert Altman's McCabe & Mrs. Miller. He went on to play Bowie in Altman's Thieves Like Us and one of the principal characters, callow, womanizing folk singer Tom Frank, in Altman's critically acclaimed movie Nashville. His song from that movie, "I'm Easy", was a top-ten Billboard hit and Carradine won an Oscar and Golden Globe for Best Original Song for writing the tune. He starred opposite Harvey Keitel in Ridley Scott's The Duellists.

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