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VIDEO: Cast and Creative Talk THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at Goodspeed

Goodspeed presents THE Will Rogers FOLLIES! Telling the life story of humorist Will Rogers, the Tony-Award winning musical features a book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and music by Cy Coleman.THE Will Rogers FOLLIES begins performances on April 13th and will run through June 21st.

The Cast of THE Will Rogers FOLLIES: Riley Briggs (Mary Rogers), Dewey Caddell (Wiley Post), Brendan Reilly Harris (Jimmy Rogers), Nathan Horne (Freddy Rogers), David Garrison (Clem Rogers), Brooke Lacy (Ziegfeld's Favorite), David M. Lutken (Will Rogers), James Naughton* (Voice Of Ziegfeld), Ben Stone-Zelman (Will Rogers Jr.), Catherine Walker (Betty Blake), Michael Biren (Ensemble), Aaron Burr (Ensemble), Sarah Fagan (Ensemble), Kaitlyn Frank (Ensemble), Brad Frenette (Ensemble), Emily Jeanne Phillips (Ensemble), Kelly Sheehan (Ensemble), Karilyn Ashley Surratt (Ensemble), Caitlin Wilayto (Ensemble), Borris York (Ensemble), Ella Briggs (Mary/James/Freddy Cover), Mallory Davis (Swing), and Patrick Heffernan (Swing).

The Creative Team: Don Stephenson (Director), Kelli Barclay (Choreographer), Michael O'Flaherty (Music Director), Walt Spangler (Scenic Design), Ilona Somogyi (Costume Design), Rob Denton (Lighting Design), Michael Clark (Projection Design), Jay Hilton (Sound Design), Mark Adam Rampmeyer (Wig & Hair Designer), and Dan DeLange (Orchestrator).

For tickets and more information, please visit http://www.goodspeed.org/.

Watch the video below to see actor David M. Lutken and Choreographer Kelli Barclay talk about the show!






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