Full casting has been announced for the City Center Encores! production of Joseph Stein and Marc Blitzstein’s musical Juno, March 27-30. The production will be directed by Tony Award winner Garry Hynes.
As previously announced, the musical will star Victoria Clark, Michael Arden, Celia Keenan-Bolger, and Conrad John Schuck. They will be joined by Dermot Crowley, Tyler Hanes, Clarke Thorell, Rosaleen Linehan, Louisa Flaningam, Jennifer Smith and Kay Walbye with Timothy W. Bish, Troy Edward Bowles, Pamela Brumley, Callie Carter, Leah Edwards, Kurt Froman, Ryan Jackson, Mary Ann Lamb, Jay Lusteck, Mary MacLeod , Annie McGreevey, J. Maxwell Miller, Pamela Otterson, John Selya, Timothy Shew, Meagan Thomas, Kevin Vortmann, Alan M-L Wagner, and Patrick Wetzel.
This will be the first production since the original Broadway staging in 1959 to use the original orchestration by Blitzstein, Hershey Kay and Robert Russell Bennett.
The musical chronicles the disintegration of an Irish family in Dublin in the early 1920s, during the “Troubles” between the Irish Republican Army and the British. It is based on the 1924 play Juno and the Paycock by Sean O’Casey.
The Encores! series will continue in May with No, No, Nanette featuring Mara Davi, Sandy Duncan, Beth Leavel, Rosie O’Donnell, and Shonn Wiley.
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