Iconic Daytime Star to Take the Stage in SHOULDA BEEN YOU at Gretna Theatre

By: Jul. 25, 2016

Gretna Theatre is excited to announce that iconic daytime serial actress Kim Zimmer will take the Gretna Theatre stage in It Shoulda Been You. She assumes the role of Judy Steinberg, which was originated by Tyne Daley in the Broadway production.

Zimmer is best known for her portrayal of Reva Shayne on Guiding Light for which she received four Lead Actress Emmys along with 11 Nominations. She recently wrapped up her record-breaking tour with the First National Company of Wicked.

Dennis Courtney, a director out of New York City who has an extensive history with Gretna Theatre will helm the show that also features Hershey, PA's own Broadway veteran, Jane Brockman.

The Gretna production of It Shoulda Been You show opens Thursday, July 28 and marks the Pennsylvania premier of the new musical comedy written by Brian Hargrove with music by Barbara Anselmi. This hilarious comedic romp was originally directed on Broadway by David Hyde Pierce; Niles from the television sitcom Frasier.

It Shoulda Been You runs on a Thursday through Saturday schedule starting this week. It closes on Saturday, August 6.

Gretna Theatre's 2016 season finale roars in with the funky, all-out party 8-Track: The Sounds of the 70s on August 25. The complete season schedule; detailed show descriptions and tickets are available online at www.gretnatheatre.org.

One of south-central Pennsylvania's only professional theatres - and one of the oldest summer theatre companies in the United States - Gretna Theatre is located in the arts/resort community of Mt. Gretna, PA where summer seasons have been produced since 1927. Featuring a mix of Broadway musicals and comedies as well as musical revues and theatre for children, Gretna Theatre is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization that operates at the Mt. Gretna Playhouse during the summer and presents special events and educational outreach programming at other venues during the balance of the year.

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