COULD I HAVE THIS DANCE? Partners With UK Producers Of COME FROM AWAY and Announces Full Cast
This week, the writers of Could I Have This Dance? - a new musical featuring the hits of Anne Murray announced a partnership between their show and SquarePeg Venture Capital. SquarePeg has been behind many theatrical success stories around the world, including the 2010 Tony-award-winning Revival of La Cage of Folles on Broadway, and this year's Olivier-award-winning West End production of Come From Away.
"We are proud to be supporting this great Atlantic Canada production that is destined for the West End." says Doug Ross, SquarePeg's Managing Director.
In the same breath, the writers released the full Canadian casting for their upcoming one-night concert performance of the musical in Halifax later this week. Performing for a sold-out crowd of 1000+ attendees from around the world will be:
Ellen Denny as 'Evie'
Judy Marshak as 'Kit'
Charlotte Moore as 'Beatrice'
Laura Larson as ‘Anna’
David Michael Moote as 'Wally'
Andrew MacNaughton as 'John'
Rebecca McCauley as 'Maureen"
Jennette White as 'Mrs. Ryan / Mrs. Puddister'
Lucas Popowich as 'Gerard'
Phoebe Rex as 'Rosie'
Kyle Gillis as 'Mr. Collins / William'
Willa Morvan as 'Lyla'.
The writers are optimistic about the show's future.
"We look forward to sitting down with Doug and SquarePeg following Friday's show to discuss next steps.", says Geordie Brown, one of the show's co-writers.
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Could I Have This Dance? - A new musical featuring the hits of Anne Murray
Written by Belinda Hart & Geordie Brown
Original concept by Belinda Hart
Original Musical Arrangements by Geordie Brown
Mary Lou Martin, choreographer / associate director
Michelle Bohn, designer
Ryan O'Gara, lighting designer
Naftali Wayne, associate lighting designer
Tessa Pekeles, stage manager
Stephanie Kincade, assistant stage manager
Directed by Geordie Brown
More info at CouldIHaveThisDanceMusical.com