Joining the previously reported Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara will be Judy Kaye as Estonia Dulworth, Michael McGrath as Cookie McGee, Jennifer Laura Thompson as Eileen Evergreen; Terry Beaver as Senator Max Evergreen; Robyn Hurder as Jeannie Muldoon, Stanley Wayne Mathis as Chief Berry, and Chris Sullivan as Duke Mahoney.
The ensemble will feature Cameron Adams, Clyde Alves, Jason DePinto, Kimberly Faure, Stephanie Martignetti, Barrett Martin, Michael X. Martin, Vivian Nixon, Adam Perry, Jeffrey Schecter, Jennifer Smith, Joey Sorge, Samantha Sturm, and Kristen Beth Williams. Additional casting will be announced at a later date.
The musical follows Billie Bendix (O'Hara), a tough-as-nails bootlegger who meets wealthy playboy Jimmy Winter (Matthew Broderick) on the weekend of his nuptials. It will feature iconic George and Ira Gershwin songs, as well as some unknown gems in their catalog, and a book by Joe DiPietro.
The production will feature scenic design by Derek McLane, costume design by Martin Pakledinaz, lighting design by Peter Kaczorowski and sound design by Brian Ronan. The music supervisor is David Chase.
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