Jessica Lee Goldyn, Martin Harvey, Rachelle Rak, and J. Manuel Santos will lead the cast of Paper Mill Playhouse‘s production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A Chorus Line, running October 3-28. Mitzi Hamilton, one of the dancers in Michael Bennett’s original workshop which inspired the musical, will direct and choreograph, with John O’Neill as musical director.
A Chorus Line features a score by Marvin Hamlisch and Edward Kleban, with a book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante. Bennett conceived, choreographed, and directed the original production.
Goldyn will play Cassie, a role which she also played in the recent Broadway revival, with Harvey as director Zach, Rak as sassy dancer Sheila, and Santos as Paul.
The cast also includes Gabrielle Ruiz (Diana), Nikka Graff Lanzarone (Bebe), Ashley Arcement (Val), Kyle Brown (Greg), Mike Cannon (Al), Kevin Curtis (Richie), KC Fredericks (Mark), Julia Freyer (Judy), Brian Letendre (Larry), Mark Myars (Mike), Jeffrey Pew (Don), Amanda Rose (Kristine), Alexzandra Sarmiento (Connie), Kyle Vaughn (Bobby), Karley Willocks (Maggie), Carleigh Bettiol, (Lois), Kevin Boseman (Butch), Jennifer Cordiner (Vicki), Jordan Fife Hunt (Roy), Chris Klink (Frank), Grant Thomas (Tom), and Jessica Vaccaro (Tricia).
The production will feature scenic design by James Dardenne, costume coordination by Gail Baldoni, lighting design by Julie Duro, sound design by Randy Hansen, and hair design by Mark Adam Rampmeyer.
Additionally, the opening night performance on Sunday, October 7 will feature a special tribute to composer Marvin Hamlisch, who died on August 7.