Surprised BWW hasn't reported on this, but per Garage Theatre Group's FB, Audra will be performing a reading of Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune On October 29th in Teaneck, New Jersey. They posted a picture of her and another actor who they did not name (I do not recognize him).
SomethingPeculiar said: "I feel like they would have announced Will Chase already if he was still attached?
There's really not many guys out there who have the voice AND the comedic chops to play Fred, especially since Brian Stokes Mitchell is still in our memories.Andy Karl would have been amazing. Marc Kudisch is probably too old. Christopher Sieber? Norm Lewis? Christopher Jackson? Brian d'Arcy James? Brandon Victor Dixon?"
OlBlueEyes said: "Polka Dot2 said: "I LOVE Kelli, but she is not latina and should not play Maria in West Side Story."
I love Joshua Henry, but he is not white and should not play the role of a lower class white carnival barker in a late 19th century New England Village, especially if the white man he is playing strikes his wife."
Except that nowhere in the Carousel script does it say anything about the race of Billy and in West Sid