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The Bardy Bunch Parody Musical Finds Its Chicago Cast

The Brady Bunch and Partridge Family clans head to the Midwest.

The Partridge kids from The Bardy Bunch, beginning performances at the Mercury Theater September 15.
The Partridge kids from The Bardy Bunch, beginning performances at the Mercury Theater on September 15.
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Stephen Garvey's musical parody The Bardy Bunch: The War of the Families Partridge and Brady has announced casting for its upcoming limited Chicago engagement. Performances will run from September 15-November 27 at the Mercury Theater.

The Bardy Bunch, which debuted at the 2011 New York International Fringe Festival followed by a 2014 off-Broadway run, is a mash-up of a dozen Shakespeare plays set in the 1970s and featuring the two classic TV families when they were no longer under America’s watchful eye. The musical features 15 hit songs made famous on The Partridge Family and The Brady Bunch, including, "I Think I Love You," "It's a Sunshine Day," and "I Woke Up in Love This Morning,"

Directed by Jay Stern, the Chicago cast will include Skyler Adams as Keith, Brianna Borger as Shirley, Timothy Eidman as Chris, Dan Gold as Peter, Cory Goodrich as Carol, Tina Gluschenko as Alice, Callie Johnson as Cindy, Jeffery Max as Reuben, Erin McGrath as Laurie, Jake Nicholson as Bobby, Jared Rein as Danny, Olivia Renteria as Marcia, Mary-Margaret Roberts as Tracy, Sawyer Smith as Greg, Jake Stempel as Chris, Stef Tovar as Mike, Bret Tuomi as Sam, and Annie Watkins reprising the role of Jan, which she performed during the show's off-Broadway run at the Theatre at St. Clement's.

The creative team also includes choreographer Lorna Ventura and music director Logan Medland. Mike Timoney and Disappearing Dog, LLC produce.

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