Andrea Chamberlain inThe Drowsy Chaperone
(© Joan Marcus)
Andrea Chamberlain in
The Drowsy Chaperone
(© Joan Marcus)
The national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical The Drowsy Chaperone, which tells the story of a modern-day musical theater addict who recalls his favorite musical from the 1920s, will now play San Francisco's Orpheum Theatre, July 22-August 17.

The cast includes Jonathan Crombie (Man in Chair), Cliff Bemis (Mr. Feldzieg), Andrea Chamberlain (Janet Van De Graaff), Robert Dorfman (Underling), Georgia Engel (Mrs.Tottendale), Fran Jaye (Trix), Mark Ledbetter (Robert Martin), Marla Mindelle (Kitty), James Moye (Aldolpho), Nancy Opel (The Drowsy Chaperone), Paul Riopelle (Gangster #1), Peter Riopelle (Gangster #2), and Richard Vida (George). Rounding out the cast are Megan Nciole Arnoldy, Kevin Crewell, Taylor Farrell, Tiffany Haas, Alicia Irving, Jody Madras, Chuck Rea, Mason Roberts, and Jennifer Swiderski.

The show features a score by Tony Award winners Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison and a book by Tony Award winners Bob Martin and Don McKellar. As on Broadway, the touring production will be directed by Casey Nicholaw, and the creative team includes David Gallo (sets), Gregg Barnes (costumes), Ken Billington and Brian Monahan (lighting), Acme Sound Partners (sound), Larry Blank (orchestrations), and Phil Reno (musical direction).

For more information, call 415-512-7770 or visit www.shnsf.com