Full cast and creative team have been announced for the Paper Mill Playhouse’s production of the musical Meet Me in St. Louis, November 7-16. The production, which will open officially on November 11, will be directed by Mark S. Hoebee, the Playhouse’s artistic director, and feature choreography by Denis Jones.
Based on the classic MGM musical of the same name about a turn-of-the-century family facing a move to New York, the show features a book by Hugh Wheeler ad a score by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane. Among its songs are “The Boy Next Door,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” and “The Trolley Song.”
The cast will include JB Adams (Grandpa), Roni Caggiano (Agnes), Christian Del Croix (Lon), Gregg Edelman (Alonso), Donna English (Anna), Brian Hissong (John), Patti Mariano (Katie), Brynn O’Malley (Esther), Julia Osborne (Rose), and Sophie Rudin (Tootie).
The ensemble features Ashley Arcement, Tommy Berklund, Jessica Bircann, Elliot Bradley, Alicia Charles, Matt Condello, Allison Couture, Patrick Cummings, Leah Greenhaus, Wes Hart, Erin Henry, Mary Jo McConnell, Jake Pfarr, Ed Romanoff, Dani Spieler, Dennis O’Bannon, and Jessica Rochwarger.
The creative team includes Tom Helm (music direction), Rob Bissinger (sets), Thom Heyer (costumes), Charlie Morrison (lighting), and Randy Hansen (sound).