Roundabout Theatre Company anounced today full casting for the upcoming production of Pal Joey. Joining Tony & Emmy Award winner and Academy Award nominated Stockard Channing (Vera Simpson), Tony Award winner Christian Hoff (Joey Evans) and Tony & Emmy nominated Martha Plimpton (Gladys Bumps) will be Robert Clohessy (Mike), Jenny Fellner (Linda English), Daniel Marcus (Ludlow Lowell), and Steven Skybell (Ernest), along with Timothy J. Alex, Brian Barry, Bahiyah Sayyed Gaines, Lisa Gajda, Anthony Holds, Nadine Isenegger, Mark Morettini, Kathryn Mowat Murphy, Abbey O'Brien, Hayley Podschun, Matthew Risch, Krista Saab, and Eric Sciotto.
Pal Joey has music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart and will feature a new book by Tony Award winner Richard Greenberg, based on the original book by John O'Hara, with music direction by Tony® Award winner Paul Gemignani, choreography by Graciela Daniele and directed by two-time Tony® Award winner Joe Mantello at Studio 54 on Broadway.
Pal Joey will begin previews on Friday, November 14th, 2008 and open officially Thursday, December 11th, 2008 at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th Street). This will be a limited engagement.
The production is the first Broadway revival of Pal Joey in over 30 years. The Rodgers & Hart score for Pal Joey includes such classic songs as "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered," "I Could Write a Book," "You Mustn't Kick It Around," and "Zip," among others. The new production of Pal Joey will also feature "I'm Talking to My Pal," a song that had been dropped from the score during its out-of-town tryout.
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