Ed Dixon, Harvey Evans, Jeanne Lehman and More Cast in THE THROWBACKS at NYMF, 7/22
THE THROWBACKS, a new musical announces casting for the one night only performance at the 2013 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF). THE THROWBACKS will be performed on Monday, July 22 at 5PM and 8:30PM at Signature Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center.
THE THROWBACKS, directed by DIANNE EDSON, features a book and lyrics by Oscar and Emmy nominee TOM RICKMAN (The Coal Miner's Daughter, The Reagans and Truman) and music by LA Emmy winner BARBARA ROTTMAN (Dusty's Treehouse). Alan Schmuckler serves as Musical Director.The cast includes Ed Dixon (LES MISERABLES, Sunday in the Park with George, Mary Poppins), Drew Eshelman (LES MISERABLES), Harvey Evans (Sunset Boulevard, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Oklahoma!, Leap of Faith), Jimmi Kilduff (Republic, Matthew Passion, The Medium), Jeanne lehman (The Sound of Music, Beauty and the Beast), Megan McGinnis (Beauty and the Beast, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Little Women), Michael Minarik (Rock of Ages, LES MISERABLES), Andre Montgomery (Hear The Flowers Singing, Disgustingly Rich), Christianne Tisdale (Beauty and the Beast, Triumph of Love), Terri White (Follies, Finian's Rainbow, Nunsense), with a chorus of four including Richard Clark, ASHTON FOSTER, JOHNNY HAGER and KELLY SLOAN. THE THROWBACKS, when a cantankerous billionaire sends two greedy nephews to uncover the mystery surrounding his long-lost love, their journey takes them to a seedy pub, a "red light" district and a dilapidated Chateau. Discover what happens on the search for unfulfilled dreams in this fantastic farce with a lush score - and plenty of romantic intrigue. Other members of the creative and production team include David Sexton (lighting design), Barry Moss (casting), KEVIN LAIBSON (production consultant), JONATHAN JONES (co-producer), OWEN SPRUILL (co-producer), Joshua ParkIN-RING (stage manager) and Jay Levy (assistant stage
manager). Tickets for THE THROWBACKS are $25 and can be purchased online at www.NYMF.org or by calling (212) 352-3101. The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) exists to revitalize musical theatre culture by discovering and promoting new musical theatre artists, producers and projects; nurturing a vibrant and innovative artistic community; and connecting one of America's greatest art forms with a diverse, contemporary audience. Now in its tenth year, the Festival is the largest musical theatre event in America. The preeminent site for launching new musicals and discovering new talent, the Festival provides an affordable platform for artists to mount professional productions that reach their peers, industry leaders, and musical theater fans. More than 85 festival shows have gone on to productions on and off-Broadway, in 48 states, and more than 20 countries worldwide, and Festival alumni have received a wide array of awards including the Tony and the Pulitzer Prize. In 2013, NYMF received a special Drama Desk Award in recognition of its work "creating and nurturing new musical theater, ensuring the future of this essential art form."