Mayer won the Tony for Spring Awakening and a Drama Desk for American Idiot. He will also be directing a new version of the Alan Jay Lerner-Burton Lane musical On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, at the Vineyard Theatre in January.
Whiting first gained fame as a singer in the 1940s. She appeared on Broadway in the musical revue Dream, and also starred in touring productions of Gypsy, Call Me Madam, and Pal Joey.
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