Dan Lauria et al. to Read Johnny on the Pony at Triad
In Johnny on the Pony, he will play the deranged patriarch of a Queens family who insists on fathering a baby by his son's bride. The reading is directed by Charles Messina, director of Cirque Jacqueline and Mercury: The Afterlife and Times of a Rock God. Messina and Vetere are the creative team behind Be My Love, a musical about the life of the great tenor Mario Lanza that is reportedly scheduled to be produced on Broadway in the spring of 2005.