Broadway's Gettin' the Band Back Together Announces Full Casting
Kelli Barrett and more fill out the lineup.
Full casting has been announced for Gettin' the Band Back Together, which will begin previews July 19 at the Belasco Theatre, with opening night set for August 13.
The upcoming Broadway run will welcome Kelli Barrett, Becca Kötte, Garth Kravits, Manu Narayan, and Noa Solorio, who have joined the cast as Dani, Tawney, Ritchie, Dr. Rummesh "Robbie" Patel, and Billie respectively. The ensemble will include Ryan Duncan, J. Elaine Marcos, Rob Marnell, Jasmin Richardson, and Tad Wilson.
They join the previously announced company: Marilu Henner ("Mitch's Mom," aka Sharon Papadopolous), Mitchell Jarvis (Mitch Papadopolous), Jay Klaitz (Bart Vickers), Paul Whitty (Michael "Sully" Sullivan), Sawyer Nunes (Ricky "Bling" Goldstein), Brandon Williams (Tygen Billows), and Tamika Lawrence (Roxanne Velasco).
Directed by Tony winner John Rando, Gettin' the Band Back Together has music and lyrics by Mark Allen and a book by Ken Davenport and the Grundleshotz with additional material by Sarah Saltzberg. The creative team also includes Chris Bailey (choreography), Derek McLane (sets), Emily Rebholz (costumes), Ken Billington (lighting design), and John Shivers (sound design).
Gettin' the Band Back Together follows a recently fired fortysomething who gathers his old bandmates and sets out to win a local Battle of the Bands competition. An earlier, developmental staging of Gettin' the Band Back Together opened at New Jersey's George Street Playhouse in 2013.