Photo Flash: The Cast of NO STRINGS From J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company Meets the Press!
The newly formed presents the 1962 hit musical, No Strings, with book by Samuel Taylor, and music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers. Performances begin on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 7:30pm and continue through March 8, 2020 at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th and Dyer Avenues).
See photos from rehearsal as the cast meets the press!
The second production in J2 Spotlight Musical Theatre Company's inaugural season is the 1962 hit musical No Strings, with book by Samuel Taylor and music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers, the only musical for which he wrote both music and lyrics.
No Strings explores the allure of Paris and its seductive embrace. A successful high-fashion model from Harlem meets and falls in love with an American writer who has made Paris his home. Convinced that their love only needs one another to survive, they embark on a romantic adventure through Europe, clinging to the City of Lights as the harsh reality of America threatens their union.
Songs include: "The Sweetest Sounds," "No Strings," and "Nobody Told Me." No Strings opened on Broadway in 1962 starring Diahann Carroll and Richard Kiley and ran for 580 performances. It received 9 Tony Award nominations including Best Musical, and received 3 Tony Awards for Best Lead Actress, Best Score and Best Choreography.
Co-Directed and Choreographed by Deidre Goodwin, with Co-Director Robert W. Schneider (J2 Artistic Director/Co-Founder), and music direction by Grant Strom, the No Strings) cast will feature Jordan Bollwerk *, Cameron Bond *, Patrick Connaghan *, Tim Ewing *, Annabelle Fox *, Luke Hamilton *, Heather Klobukowski *, Keyonnna Knight *, Ashlee Lee, Logan Mortier, Anne Otto *, Emilee Theno, Anne Wechsler *, and Sandy York *. ( * Equity Approved Showcase. These actors are appearing courtesy of Actors' Equity Association.)
The creative team includes Joshua Zecher-Ross (Music Supervisor), Ryan J. Douglass (Scenic Designer), Ethan Steimel (Lighting Designer), Matthew Soloman (Costume Designer), Addison Calvin (Technical Director/Master Electrician). David Ward is Production Stage Manager and Jordan Stam is Assistant Stage Manager. Casting is by WOJCIK | SEAY, Holly Buczek.
Photo Credit: Richard Hillman PR
Cameron Bond, Luke Hamilton, Heather Klobukowski, Logan Mortier, Annabelle Fox, Keyonna Knight, Emilee Theno, Anne Otto; Pictured (kneeling): Ashlee Lee, Anne Weschler, Jordan Bollwerk, Sandy York, Tim Ewing
Cameron Bond, Keyonna Knight
The Company of NO STRINGS