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George Street Playhouse Announces Casting for Daddy Long Legs

Ben Michael and Elise Vannerson will star in the production.

Ben Michael and Elise Vannerson will play Jervis and Jerusha in Daddy Long Legs at George Street Playhouse.
(© Rick Engler)

George Street Playhouse has announced casting for its upcoming production of Daddy Long Legs. The musical is set to run from November 29-December 24, with direction by Michael Mastro, George Street Playhouse's resident artistic director.

With book by two-time Tony Award winner John Caird and music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Paul Gordon, George Street's production stars Ben Michael as Jervis, the titular "Daddy Long Legs" who anonymously sponsors the college education of Jerusha, played by Elise Vannerson.

The musical, based on Jean Webster's classic novel of the same name, will feature musical director Darren Cohen on piano, Sam Quiggins on cello, and Luke McGinnis on guitar.

The set is designed by Alexis Distler, with costumes by Esther Arroyo. The creative team also includes lighting designer Christopher Bailey and sound designer Ted Crimy.

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