Cape Playhouse Announces Additional Casting
As previously announced, the summer season will kick off with Marc Salem's Mind Games (June 23-July 5), featuring the world-famous mentalist in a series of astounding and mystifying games, using psychological techniques and visual information to explore the possibilities of the human mind.
Next up will be the 1980 Tony Award-winning A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine (July 7-19), a musical comedy with Act I taking place in the lobby of Grauman's Chinese Theatre in the 1930s and Act II in the Pavlenko mansion in the Ukraine. The production will be directed by James Brennan, with choreography by Matt Castle, who will appear in the show alongside Jonathan Brody, Susan Cella, Erin Crouch, Jeffry Denman, Michelle Dyer, Marie Ellen Marsh, Michael McGrath, and Jonathan Richard Sandler.
Brent Barrett, Dee Hoty, Heather Parcells, Perry Ojeda, John Scherer, and Stephanie Youell will star in the musical Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (July 21-August 2), about two con artists living on the French Riviera. The season will continue with the musical revue Leader of the Pack (August 4-16), starring Bridget Beirne, Laione Michelle, Chasten Harmon, Ivory McKay, and Jeremy Leiner.
That show will be followed by Nancy Anderson, Brad Bellamy, Ross Bickell, David Furr, Suzanna Hay, Michael Kayloun, and Jeff McCarthy in Garson Kanin's Born Yesterday (August 18-30), about a crude tycoon who brings his showgirl-mistress to Washington D.C; and Miche Braden in the regional premiere of The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith (September 1-13), written by award-winning playwright Angelo Parra and directed by Joe Brancato.