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Promises, Promises in Concert Announces Initial Casting

Transport Group Theatre Company announces who will be starring in Promises, Promises as part of the Anne L. Bernstein concert series.

Jessica and Santino Fontana star in Promises, Promises in Concert.
(© Tricia Baron)

Transport Group Theatre Company has announced initial casting for the Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series: Promises, Promises — the second musical in the series. The concert stars Tony Award nominee John Cariani (The Band's Visit), Obie Award winner Donna Lynne Champlin (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Jessica Fontana (Cinderella), and Tony nominee Santino Fontana (Cinderella).

Promises, Promises in Concert takes place Monday, June 25, at 8pm at the Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center. The concert will be directed by Transport Group artistic director Jack Cummings III with musical direction by Joey Chancey and will feature a live orchestra performing the show's original Broadway orchestrations. Promises, Promises is written by Neil Simon, and has music by Burt Bacharach and lyrics by Hal David. Additional casting will be announced in the coming weeks.

Previous presentations in Transport Group's concert series include Man of La Mancha, Baby, Once Upon a Mattress, The Music Man, Peter Pan, and A Man of No Importance.

Transport Group is the recipient of a special Drama Desk Award recognizing its "breadth of vision and presentation of challenging productions," a Special Citation from the prestigious New York Critics' Circle, and a Special Citation from the Obie Awards as well as numerous other awards and award nominations from the Outer Critics' Circle, Lucille Lortel Awards, Obie Awards, Off-Broadway Alliance, Drama League, and others.


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