SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Opens the 2018 Broadway At Music Circus Season
The 68th Broadway At Music Circus season begins June 12 with the beloved musical comedy Singin' in the Rain. Based on the film starring Gene Kelly as a dashing leading man in Hollywood's golden age, widely considered "The Greatest Movie Musical of All Time," the show features glorious dance sequences, riotous comedy routines and unforgettable songs. Performances of Singin'in the Rain are Tuesday, June 12 through Sunday, June 17 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.
Award-winning actor, director, and choreographer Noah Racey returns to Broadway At Music Circus as Don Lockwood in Singin' in the Rain. In addition to his lead turn in Broadway At Music Circus's 2012 production of Crazy for You, Racey has performed on Broadway in Curtains, Never Gonna Dance, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Follies. Making her Broadway At Music Circus debut as Kathy Selden, Kara Lindsay originated the role of Katherine in the Broadway production of Disney's Newsies, which she revisited for the Newsies the Musical: LIVE filmed version. In addition to her most recent appearance on Broadway as Cynthia Weil in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Lindsay has performed the role of Glinda in Wicked on Broadway and toured with Little House on the Prairie as Laura. Broadway At Music Circus veteran Matt Loehr will take on the role of Cosmo Brown, adding to his Broadway At Music Circus appearances in last summer's On The Town and 2016's Nice Work If You Can Get It, as well as his Broadway credits, which include The Book of Mormon as Elder McKinley, The Producers, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Mary Poppins, and more.
Jennifer Knox, making her Broadway At Music Circus debut as Lina Lamont, appeared in the off-Broadway production of Disaster!, in the national tour of Cats, on screen in The Dark Knight and on television in The Blacklist. Also making his Broadway At Music Circus debut as Roscoe Dexter is Nick Santa Maria, who has performed on Broadway as Vince Fontaine in Tommy Tune's Grease, on Broadway, tour and in the film version of The Producers, and who originated the role of the Genie in Disney's Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular at the Hyperion Theater at Disney California Adventure. Playing R.F. Simpson is Broadway At Music Circus favorite Ron Wisniski, who has toured with Beauty and the Beast, Annie, and Tintypes and appeared most recently at Broadway At Music Circus as Welch in Damn Yankees, Senator Max Evergreen in Nice Work If You Can Get It, and Herr Schultz in Cabaret.
The cast for Singin' in the Rain also includes Ashley Arcement, Jordan Beall, Keely Beirne, Kristine Bendul, Joshua Michael Burrage, J.D. Daw, Cameron Edris, Rose Iannaccone, Eric Anthony Johnson, Stuart Marland, Elyse Niederee, Ramone Owens, Jamie Pfaff, Olivia Rene Sharber, Diane Vincent, Karl Warden, Nitalia Wilson, Luke Lowe and Michael Stark.
Singin' in the Rain will be directed and choreographed by Linda Goodrich, who has directed and choreographed throughout the United States, Europe and Japan, including work at Radio City Music Hall, Carnegie Hall and New York Music Theatre Festival, and regional theatres including Paper Mill Playhouse, Goodspeed Musicals, 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh CLO and St. Louis MUNY. Musical Director Craig Barna, with nearly 30 years of Broadway At Music Circus experience including musical direction for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Hello, Dolly! and West Side Story, has conducted national tours of Grease, Singin' in the Rain, Cats, Peter Pan and others, and is a prolific composer and arranger whose recordings for Jay Records are available worldwide.
Broadway At Music Circus is produced under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director/COO Scott Klier and Artistic Consultant Glenn Casale. California Musical Theatre President/CEO is Richard Lewis.
Tickets for Singin' in the Rain start at $45 and are available by phone at (916) 557-1999, online at www.Tickets.com, or in person at the Wells Fargo Pavilion Box Office, 1419 H Street in Sacramento. Evening performances are Tuesday through Saturday, June 12 - 16, at 7:30 p.m.; matinee performances are Thursday, June 14 and Saturday, June 16 at 2:00 p.m., and Sunday, June 17 at 3:00 p.m. For more information, visit www.BroadwaySacramento.com.