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Photo Flash: First Look at Patti-Lee Meringo, Jenna Pastuszek & More in Musicals Tonight's SMILE

Musicals Tonight! the Obie-winning company dedicated to the revival of neglected musicals continues its 2013-14 season with a 16-performance run of Marvin Hamlisch and Howard Ashman's 1986 musical SMILE (through November 3) directed by Thomas Sabella-Mills, with music direction by David Bishop. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the cast in action below!

SMILE featuring music by Marvin Hamlisch and book and lyrics by Howard Ashman is a satirical portrait that follows the intrigue and exploits onstage and behind-the-scenes as Santa Rosa, California plays host to the Young American Miss Pageant.

The cast features Patti-Lee Meringo (Robin), Jenna Pastuszek (Doria), Jeanette Fitzpatrick (Brenda), Tom Lucca (Big Bob), Jeffrey Arnold Wolf(Dale), Christopher De Angelis (MC), Sarah Joy Ledtke (Sandra-Kay), Francheska Gomez (Maria), Sarah Ziegler (Shawn), Erica Wilpon (Cookie),Jessica George, HANNAH OWENS, Chandler Reeves, Russell Saylor (Tommy), Jaron Frand (Little Bob), Alex Goley (Freddy), Thom Caska, andAmber Nicole Guest.

Songs from the Hamlisch/Ashman score include: "Disneyland"; "Smile". "In Our Hands," "Very Best Week of Your Lives," and "Dear Mom."

Under the leadership of Founder/Artistic Director Mel Miller, Musicals Tonight! performs two-week runs Tuesday through Sunday at the Lion Theatre at Theatre Row Studios, 410 West 42nd Street. Single tickets on sale now. Tickets are $25 (plus $1.25 facility fee) and available through Telecharge at 212-560-2186 or For more information visit

Photo Credit: Mick Andreano

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Jenna Pastuszek

Sarah Ziegler, Jenna Pastuszek, Patti-Lee Meringo, Chandler Reeves

Erica Wilpon, Sarah Ziegler, Sarah Joy Ledtke, Patti-Lee Meringo, Jenna Pastuszek

Jessica George, Erica Wilpon, Sarah Joy Ledtke, Patti-Lee Meringo, Sarah Ziegler

Amber Nicole Guest, Tom Lucca, Jaron Frand, Jeanette Fitzpatrick

Jeanette Fitzpatrick and Tom Lucca

Christopher De Angelis

Sarah Ziegler, Jenna Pastuszek and Patti-Lee Meringo

Francheska Gomez

Patti-Lee Meringo

Erica Wilpon


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