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Casting Announced for DR. HORRIBLE'S SING-ALONG BLOG at The Edge Theater

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Released in 2008 as a web series starring Neil Patrick Harris, this beloved show took the internet by storm. 

Casting Announced for DR. HORRIBLE'S SING-ALONG BLOG at The Edge Theater

Black Button Eyes Productions has announced casting for its fall production of the popular internet musical Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, an authorized fan production to benefit the Chicago charity Season of Concern.

The cast includes Kevin Webb as Dr. Horrible, Tommy Thurston as Captain Hammer, Stephanie Fongheiser as Penny and Joshua Servantez as Moist with North Homewood, Caitlin Jackson, Josh Kemper, Peter Ruger and Maiko Terazawa. Understudies: David Lipschutz and Mikaela Sullivan.

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog will play October 8 - November 6, 2021 at The Edge Theater (mainstage), 5451 N. Broadway Ave. in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood. Written by Joss Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jed Whedon and Zack Whedon, this live stage version of the award-winning online sensation is directed by Producing Artistic Director Ed Rutherford with music direction by Micky York and choreography by Derek Van Barham.

Ticket are currently on-sale at drhorriblechicago.eventbrite.com.

Through his webcam, supervillain wannabe Dr. Horrible shares his grand plans to crush his nemesis Captain Hammer, win the affection of the girl of his dreams and join the Evil League of Evil. Released in 2008 as a web series starring Neil Patrick Harris, this beloved show took the internet by storm.

Comments Artistic Director Ed Rutherford, "Safety remains a top priority for our artists and audiences. While we're optimistic that rescheduling won't be necessary, we will only proceed with the productions on the current timetable if Illinois and Chicago remain in phase five at the start of performances - otherwise we will postpone."

The production team includes Jeremiah Barr (scenic design, technical director), Rachel Sypniewski (costume design), Liz Cooper (lighting design), Robert Hornbostel (sound design), G. "Max" Maxin IV (video and projection design), Brendan Hutt (violence design) and Cecilia Koloski (stage manager).


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