Meet the Royal Family of Broadway
William Finn and Rachel Sheinken's new musical premieres at Barrington Stage Company.
The cast of William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin's The Royal Family of Broadway met the press at their rehearsal studio on Friday, May 11. The Barrington Stage Company production runs June 7-July 7.
The Royal Family of Broadway stars Arnie Burton (Machinal) as Bert, Kathy Fitzgerald (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) as Kitty Dean, Alan H. Green (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) as Gil, Tony Award winner Harriet Harris (Thoroughly Modern Millie) as Fanny, Oliver Award winner Laura Michelle Kelly (Finding Neverland) as Julie, Hayley Podschun (Hello, Dolly!) as Gwen, A.J. Shively (Bright Star) as Perry, Tony Award nominee Will Swenson (Waitress) as Tony, and Chip Zien (Falsettos) as Oscar.
The ensemble will include Holly Ann Butler, Michelle Carter, Tim Fuchs, Tyler Johnson-Campion, Tyler Matthew Roberts, and Jake Vacanti.
Directed by John Rando, The Royal Family of Broadway will feature a book by Tony Award winner Rachel Sheinkin, music and lyrics by Tony Award winner William Finn, and choreography by Tony nominee Joshua Bergasse. The story is based on the original play by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber, and an original adaptation by Richard Greenberg.