Christiane Noll
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
Christiane Noll
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
Complete casting has been announced for the Signature Theatre production of Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker's musical Ace, August 26-September 28. Eric Schaeffer, Signature's artistic director, will helm the production, which is aiming to open on Broadway in Spring 2009.

Set just after WWII, Ace is an epic story of a young boy's search to come to terms with his past and unlock his future.

The principal cast will include Dalton Harrod as Danny, Jill Paice as Danny's mother Elizabeth, Matthew Scott as the title character Ace, Emily Skinner and Duke Lafoon as Danny's foster parents, Christiane Noll as Ruth, Jim Stanek as John Robert, Florence Lacey as Mrs. Crandall, and Angelina Kelly as Danny's friend Emily. Performing in the ensemble will be Richard Barth, Tom Galantich, Tracy Lynn Olivera, Jason Reiff, Danny Rothman, Elizabeth Share, and Gabrielle Stravelli.

The production features choreography by Karma Camp, scenic design by Walt Spangler, costume design by Robert Perdziola, lighting design by Ken Billington and Jason Kandrowitz, projection design by Michael Clark, orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick, and musical direction by David Kreppel.

For more information, visit www.signature-theatre.org.