Laura Osnes and More in Rehearsal for Waterwell's Blueprint Specials
The production is being presented at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum as part of the Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival.
Blueprint Specials, presented by Waterwell in association with the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and the Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival, has released photos from rehearsal. Starring Broadway's Laura Osnes (Cinderella) and Will Swenson (Les Misérables), the ensemble is composed of Broadway regulars, military veterans, and civilian artists.
Joining Osnes and Swenson are Quinn Mattfeld (The Cherry Orchard), Jenny Florkowski (Wicked), Emily McAleesejergins (vocalist for the West Point Band), James Edward Becton (U.S. Army veteran), and Waterwell ensemble members Hanna Cheek and Kevin Townley.
Additional casting includes U.S. Military veterans as well as Active Duty and Reserve Service Members: Michael Acevedo, Brad Bong, Adrienne Brammer, Hugh Cha, Jennean Farmer, Sandra Lee, Kayonnia Rollins, Nelly Saviñon, Robert Soto, and Sade Thomas. Casting also includes civilian artists Mark Banik, Kate Berman, Lyndsey Brown, Taylor Crousore, Ethan Hardy, Kurt Hellerich, Melissa Rose Hirsch, Rich Hollman, Dea Julien, Erica Page, Eddie Rodriguez, Kelsey Shaw, Mandy Striph, and Jennifer Joan Thompson.
Waterwell's Blueprint Specials are a series of lost World War II-era musicals, composed principally by Broadway's Frank Loesser, that will take place at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Tom Ridgely directs the production, which is set to open January 6.