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Cagney Celebrates 100 Off-Broadway Performances

Robert Creighton stars in this bio-musical at the Westside Theatre.

Robert Creighton shows off Cagney's 100th performance cake.
(© David Gordon)

The new musical Cagney celebrated its 100th-performance at the Westside Theatre on June 29. The production had its New York premiere in 2015 at the York Theatre Company.

Happy 100th performance to the cast of Cagney!
(© David Gordon)

Featuring a book by Peter Colley (The Donnelly) and music and lyrics by Robert Creighton and Christopher McGovern (Fame), Cagney tells the story of legendary stage and screen star James Cagney, following the actor from his humble beginnings in New York City's Lower East Side through his rise as a vaudeville song-and-dance man to his superstardom in Hollywood.

Cagney producer Riki Kane Larimer and director Bill Castellino join their cast for a family photo.
(© David Gordon)

Directed by Bill Castellino and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse, the show's six-member cast is led by Broadway veteran and original star Robert Creighton (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) in the title role. He is joined by his original off-Broadway cast members Jeremy Benton, Danette Holden, Bruce Sabath, Josh Walden, and Ellen Zolezzi.

For tickets and more information, click here.