Complete principal casting has been announced for the upcoming benefit concert staging of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II’s Show Boat, to take place at Carnegie Hall at 8pm on June 10. The production will be directed by Francesca Zambello, and will feature the Orchestra of St. Luke’s conducted by Paul Gemignani.
The cast will feature Becky Ann Baker (Parthy), Carolee Carmello (Julie LaVerne), Alteouise deVaughn (Queenie) Gregg Edelman (Steve Baker), Nathan Gunn (Gaylord Ravenal), Jonathan Hadary (Cap’n Andy), Gavin Lee (Frank Schultz), John Bedford Lloyd (Vallon), Alvy Powell (Joe), Celena Shafer (Magnolia Hawks), Megan Sikora (Ellie Mae Chipley), and Carly Rose Sonenclar (Kim).
The creative team will also feature Robert Longbottom (musical staging), Doug Wright (concert adaptation), Scott Pask (set design), Gregg Barnes (costume design), Alan Adelman (lighting design), Acme Sound Partners (sound design), and S. Katy Tucker (video and projections).
Gala tickets, which include a pre-show dinner at Remi, are $1,000-$2,500 and are available by calling 212-903-9679. Beginning April 21, a limited number of concert-only tickets, priced at $36-58, will be available by calling 212-247-7800. For more information, visit www.carnegiehall.org.