VIDEO: Willie and Korie Robertson Chat DUCK COMMANDER MUSICAL in Vegas
Based on the best-selling book The Duck Commander Family by Willie and Korie Robertson, DUCK COMMANDER MUSICAL makes its world premiere at the Crown Theater inside Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino tonight, April 15, 2015. The talented cast features Broadway veterans and Las Vegas locals who will join the company in celebration of the Robertson family's rags-to-riches story. DUCK DYNASTY's Willie and Korie Robertson stopped by TODAY to talk about the show - click below to watch the interview!
The cast portraying America's favorite backwoods family stars Mimi Bessette as Miss Kay, Jesse Lenat as Uncle Si, Ginna Claire Mason as Korie, Ben Thompson as Willie, Tad Wilson as Phil, Russell Arden Koplin as Missy, Mary Little as Jessica, Tommy McDowell as Jase, Matt Stokes as Alan,Haley Swindal as Lisa, and Josh Tolle as Jep. DUCK COMMANDER MUSICAL also includes Chelsea Rae Bernier, Christopher Harrod, Charlie Ingram and Cathy Trien.
The DUCK COMMANDER MUSICAL transports the Louisiana bayou to the Las Vegas stage in a captivating 90-minute show seasoned with all the southern spirit and down-to-earth humor you expect from America's most famous rednecks, the Robertson family. But while the true-to-life, rags-to-riches story behind A&E's mega-hit DUCK DYNASTY will surely please its most loyal fans, audiences unfamiliar with the Robertsons will also find themselves charmed - and even moved - by this surprising tale of faith, food, and family.
The production is designed by Tobin Ost with lighting design by Michael Gilliam, sound design by John Trace, wig and hair design by Charles G. LaPointe, musical supervision by Jesse Vargas, orchestration by Steve Margoshes and casting by Duncan Stewart CSA/Benton Whitley CSA. It is produced by Tommy Mottola and the Dodgers, with Ollawood Productions.