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Photo Flash: First Look at Marc Goldhaber, Joel Stigliano and More in CRT's 1940s RADIO HOUR

Cortland Repertory Theatre invites audiences to step back in time to the 1940's during their fourth show this summer with the charming musical comedy "The 1940's Radio Hour". Performances of this tuner will run from today, July 31st - August 10th with evening performances at 7:30. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below!

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Directing and choreographing the show is long-time CRT director Jim Bumgardner.

Marc Goldhaber returns to CRT to play Johnny Cantone, the lead crooner on the radio program. Goldhaber has appeared on the CRT stage in productions of "The Pajama Game", "Leading Ladies", "My Way: The Music of Frank Sinatra", and currently has a successful career as a jazz singer in New York City. Continuing his summer at CRT is Joel Stigliano, who appeared in "The Unexpected Guest", "Buddy" and "The Full Monty", and will play Stage Manager Lou Cohn. Jerielle Morwitz, seen in "The Full Monty" plays jazz soloist Ann Collier. Ayana Major Bey, last seen in "Buddy" portrays blues singer Geneva Lee Browne. The CRT Performing Interns are given a chance to shine in this production with Danny Burgos playing taxi-driver turned comedian Neal Tilden, Clara Childress as sexy singer Ginger Brooks, Anastatia Teel as young, fresh-faced Connie Miller and Nate Whipple as the eager delivery boy Wally Fergusson.

Returning to CRT after appearing in last year's production of "CATS" is Stephen Brower, playing the young song-and-dance man B. J. Gibson. Joining CRT for the first time are David Brown as the radio program host and producer Clifton A. Feddington, and local actor Doug Walls playing "Pops" Bailey, the doorman for the radio station.

Rounding out the cast is CRT Sound Designer Seth Asa Sengel playing Stanley Gallagher, the radio station's sound man, and Ithaca College graduate Sam Thurston as trumpet player Biff Baker who heads off to war the next day. Completing the band is Will Sigel as Neeley "Flap" Kovacs on percussion, Stephen Fasteau as Ned "Woof" Bennett on sax, Shannon Berndt as Bonnie "Snookie" Davenport on bass and Justin Oswald as Bob "Bobo" Lewis on trombone.

Laura Krouch handles stage management duties, while Alexander Woodward and Greg Solomon make their CRT debut as scenic and lighting designers, respectively. Frequent CRT Costume Designer Wendi Zea returns, having previously designed "The Unexpected Guest" this summer. Props Designer Lisa Guild, Technical Director Nicholas Ryan and Assistant Stage Manager Kait Samuels continue their summer work with this production.

Clara Childress as Ginger Brooks, Stephen Brower as B. J. Gibson and Anastasia Teel as Connie Miller

Anastasia Teel as Connie Miller and Stephen Brower as B. J. Gibson

Marcus Goldhaber as Johnny Cantone, Jerielle Morowitz as Ann Collier, Sam Thurston as Biff Baker, Ayana Major Bey as Geneva Lee Browne and Stephen Brower as B. J. Gibson

Nate Whipple as Wally Fergusson, Clara Childress as Ginger Brooks and Danny Burgos as Neal Tilden

erielle Morowitz as Ann Collier, Stephen Brower as B. J. Gibson, Anastasia Teel as Connie Miller, Danny Burgos as Neal Tilden, Clara Childress as Ginger Brooks and Marcus Goldhaber as Johnny Cantone

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