Photo Flash: First Look at Danny Gardner, Ashley Spencer and More in CRAZY FOR YOU at D.C.'s Signature Theatre

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Signature Theatre presents The Gershwins' & Ken Ludwig's musical comedy Crazy For You. This new production is directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's West Side Story, La Cage Aux Folles) with choreography by Tony Award nominee Denis Jones (Broadway's Holiday Inn, Honeymoon in Vegas). Crazy for You runs now through January 14, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Danny Gardner (Broadway's Dames at Sea) and Ashley Spencer (Broadway's Grease) are set to star as Bobby Child and Polly Baker, alongside Bobby Smith (Signature's Titanic) as Bela Zangler, Natascia Diaz (Signature's West Side Story) as Irene Roth, and Cole Burden (Broadway's The Bridges of Madison County) as Lank Hawkins.

Gardner, Spencer, Smith, Diaz and Burden are joined in the cast by Sean Bell (The Radio City Christmas Spectacular) as Billy/Perkins, DeMoya Watson Brown (Signature's Jelly's Last Jam) as Louise, Kurt Boehm (Signature's West Side Story) as Mingo, Jennifer Cordiner (Signature's West Side Story) as Betsy, Tricia Desario (42nd Street, National Tour) as Margie, Sherri L. Edelen (Signature's Gypsy) as Mother/Patricia Fodor, Colleen Hayes (Signature's West Side Story) as Patsy, Andre Hinds (Signature's Jesus Christ Superstar) as Custus, Elise Kowalick (Shakespeare Theatre's Romeo and Juliet) as Vera, Robert Mintz (Signature's The Visit) as Jimmy, Georgina Moore (42nd Street, National Tour) as Sheila,Corinne Munsch (Bullets Over Broadway, National Tour) as Mitzi, A. Ross Neal (Orlando Shakespeare Theatre's Nicholas Nickleby) as Moose, Maria Rizzo (Signature's A Little Night Music) as Tess, Robbie Roby (Broadway's Billy Elliot) as Wyatt, Thomas Adrian Simpson (Signature's Jesus Christ Superstar) as Pete/Eugene Fodor, Harrison Smith (Signature'sJesus Christ Superstar) as Sam, and Harry A. Winter (Signature's Hairspray) as Everett Baker.

Bobby Child, a musical-loving banker sent to foreclose on a small-town theatre decides to revive it instead with the magic of the Follies, some slapstick comedy and a whole lot of charm.Crazy for You is flush with mistaken identities, a classic love story, tap numbers and George and Ira Gershwin's glorious songs including "I've Got Rhythm," "Someone to Watch Over Me," "Embraceable You" and "Nice Work if You Can Get It."

Photo Credit: C. Stanley Photography (unless otherwise specified)

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Photo Flash: First Look at Danny Gardner, Ashley Spencer and More in CRAZY FOR YOU at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
Ashley Spencer as Polly Baker. Photo by Christopher Mueller.

Photo Flash: First Look at Danny Gardner, Ashley Spencer and More in CRAZY FOR YOU at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
Ashley Spencer as Polly Baker, Harrison Smith as Sam, A. Ross Neal as Moose, Kurt Boehm as Mingo. Photo by Christopher Mueller.

Photo Flash: First Look at Danny Gardner, Ashley Spencer and More in CRAZY FOR YOU at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
Danny Gardner as Bobby Child, Bobby Smith as Bela Zangler. Photo by Christopher Mueller.

Photo Flash: First Look at Danny Gardner, Ashley Spencer and More in CRAZY FOR YOU at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
Danny Gardner as Bobby Child, Sherri Edelen as Fodor Ashley Spencer as Polly Baker (these are the three people in the center), and the ensemble

Photo Flash: First Look at Danny Gardner, Ashley Spencer and More in CRAZY FOR YOU at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
Danny Gardner as Bobby Child

Photo Flash: First Look at Danny Gardner, Ashley Spencer and More in CRAZY FOR YOU at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
Danny Gardner as Bobby Child and the ensemble

Photo Flash: First Look at Danny Gardner, Ashley Spencer and More in CRAZY FOR YOU at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
Danny Gardner as Bobby Child and the ensemble

Photo Flash: First Look at Danny Gardner, Ashley Spencer and More in CRAZY FOR YOU at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
Danny Gardner as Bobby Child and the ensemble

Photo Flash: First Look at Danny Gardner, Ashley Spencer and More in CRAZY FOR YOU at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
Ashley Spencer as Polly Baker, Danny Gardner as Bobby Child

Photo Flash: First Look at Danny Gardner, Ashley Spencer and More in CRAZY FOR YOU at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
The cast of CRAZY FOR YOU performs 'Slap that Bass'

Photo Flash: First Look at Danny Gardner, Ashley Spencer and More in CRAZY FOR YOU at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
Ashley Spencer as Polly Baker (center) and the ensemble

Photo Flash: First Look at Danny Gardner, Ashley Spencer and More in CRAZY FOR YOU at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
Danny Gardner as Bobby Child and Ashley Spencer as Polly Baker (center), and the ensemble

Photo Flash: First Look at Danny Gardner, Ashley Spencer and More in CRAZY FOR YOU at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
Danny Gardner as Bobby Child, Bobby Smith as Bela Zangler

Photo Flash: First Look at Danny Gardner, Ashley Spencer and More in CRAZY FOR YOU at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
Cole Burden as Lank Hawkins and Natascia Diaz as Irene Roth

Photo Flash: First Look at Danny Gardner, Ashley Spencer and More in CRAZY FOR YOU at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
Cole Burden as Lank Hawkins and Natascia Diaz as Irene Roth



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