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Darrell Hammond, Jason Gotay, Randy Rainbow Join Carmen Cusack in Call Me Madam

Complete casting for the Encores! production has been announced.

Darrell Hammond will star in Call Me Madam at New York City Center.
(© David Gordon)

New York City Center has announced final casting for the Encores! production of Call Me Madam, running February 6-10 as part of City Center's 75th anniversary season.

Completing the company are Jason Gotay (Kenneth Gibson), Darrell Hammond (Grand Duke Otto), and Randy Rainbow (Sebastian Sebastian). They join previously announced Carmen Cusack, Ben Davis, Adam Heller, Carol Kane, Stanley Wayne Mathis, Brad Oscar, Michael Benjamin Washington, and Lauren Worsham.

The ensemble will include Florrie Bagel, Daniel Berryman, Taeler Elyse Cyrus, Leslie Flesner, Ta'Nika Gibson, Christopher Gurr, Leah Horowitz, Javier Ignacio, Max Kumangai, Matt Loehr, Brandt Martinez, Skye Mattox, Timothy McDevitt, Harris Milgrim, Bethany Moore, Mary Page Nance, Robert Roby, Kathy Voytko, Sumi Yu, and Ricardo Zayas.

A highlight of the second season of Encores! (1995) and featuring a memorable score by Irving Berlin and book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, Call Me Madam centers around a brassy ambassador to the fictional European nation of Lichtenberg. The show pokes fun at a far more polite and benign political world and includes standards such as "It's a Lovely Day Today" and "Something to Dance About," along with Berlin's most famous counterpoint duet, "You're Just in Love."

The production will be directed by Casey Hushion with music direction by Encores! music director Rob Berman and choreography by Tony nominee Denis Jones.


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