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Anderson, Huffman, Noseworthy, Rae, et al. Cast in York's Plain and Fancy logo
Nancy Anderson
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Nancy Anderson, Cady Huffman, Jordan Leeds, Jack Noseworthy, Charlotte Rae, and Dan Sharkey will respectively play the roles of Hilda Miller, Ruth Winters, Dan King, Peter Reber, Emma Miller, and Ezra Reber in the York Theatre Company's upcoming "Musicals in Mufti" presentation of Plain and Fancy, October 27-29.

The cast also includes Ward Billeisen, Sara DeLaney, Erick Devine, Rick Hilsabeck, Beth Kirkpatrick, Adam Laird, and Jim Sorenson. David Glenn Armstrong will direct the production.

With music by Albert Hague, lyrics by Arnold B. Horwitt, and a book by Joseph Stein and Will Glickman, Plain and Fancy opened at the Mark Hellinger Theatre on January 27, 1955 and ran for 461 performances. In the show, sophisticated New Yorkers Dan King and Ruth Winters travel to the heart of Pennsylvania's Amish country when Dan inherits a piece of property there. They subsequently become involved in the lives of the local villagers.

Anderson has appeared on Broadway in A Class Act and Wonderful Town. Huffman won a Tony Award for her performance as Ulla in The Producers. Leeds has been seen Off-Broadway in I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change and I Love You Because. Noseworthy's Broadway credits include Sweet Smell of Success, Jerome Robbins' Broadway, and the original production of A Chorus Line. Rae, best known for her role of Mrs. Garrett on TV's Facts of Life, is a two-time Tony nominee for Pickwick and Morning, Noon, and Night; she also starred on Broadway in The Golden Apple and L'il Abner. Sharkey played Dan Page in the Off-Broadway musical Lone Star Love.

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