Santino Fontana, Rachel Bay Jones, Beth Malone, and More Lead Transport Group's SWEET CHARITY in Concert

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Santino Fontana, Rachel Bay Jones, Beth Malone, and More Lead Transport Group's SWEET CHARITY in Concert

Transport Group has announced initial casting for Sweet Charity-its musical in this season's Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series. The concert will feature Lauren Blackman (Anastasia), John Cariani (The Band's Visit, Tony nominee for Fiddler on the Roof), Matt Castle (Camelot),Santino Fontana (Tootsie, 2-time Tony nominee), Jessica Lee Goldyn (A Chorus Line), Rachel Bay Jones (Tony winner Dear Evan Hansen), Julie Klausner (Difficult People), Nikka Graff Lanzarone (Sweet Charity), Beth Malone (Fun Home, Tony nominee), Bonnie Milligan (Head Over Heels), Paolo Montalban (Benny and Joon), Anne L. Nathan (Once), Scarlett Strallen(Travesties), Natalie Toro (A Tale of Two Cities), Alysha Umphress (On the Town), Jacob Keith Watson (Hello, Dolly!), Kate Wetherhead (Other Josh Cohen). The evening will be hosted by veteran Fosse dancer Dana Moore (Dancin'). Additional casting will be released soon.

The evening will also feature select reconstruction of original choreography by Bob Fosse, sanctioned by The Verdon Fosse Legacy, performed by Caitlin Abraham (An American in Paris),Lauren Blackman (Anastasia), Alyssa Epstein (Rockettes), Cajai Fellows Johnson (Lion King),Julia Harnett, Naomi Kakuk (The Beast in the Jungle), Emily Grace Kersey (Bullets Over Broadway), Kenna Morris Garcia (Memphis), Kaylee Olson, and Anna Schnaitter (Pippin).

Sweet Charity: in Concert takes place Monday, June 17, 2018 at 8:30pm at the Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67 Street. The concert will be directed by Transport Group Artistic Director Jack Cummings III with Musical Direction by Joey Chancey and will feature a 23-piece orchestra performing the show's original Broadway orchestrations. Sweet Charity is written by Neil Simon and has music by Cy Coleman and lyrics by Dorothy Fields. Additional casting will be announced in the coming weeks.

Sweet Charity in Concert will be performed June 17, 2019, at 8:30pm at Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67 Street. Tickets are on sale and start at $75. The VIP ticket package includes a post-show reception with the artists. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.transportgroup.org or phone 866-811-4111.

Photo Credit: Rachel Bay Jones by Walter McBride / WM Photos; Santino Fontana by Jennifer Broski



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