Why See The Band Wagon?
Based on the hit movie!
A fading star feels it's time to give Broadway a go, only to fall mercy to a highly pretentious British director who wants his own taste of the limelight and to turn their light rom-com into a serious production of Faust. With a re-worked book by Douglas Carter Beane, this new production promises to live up to the movie's most famous song; 'That's Entertainment'!
Originally starring Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse, this stylish production will be a similar feast for the eyes, with incredible dance, with music by Arthur Schwartz and lyrics by Howard Dietz. Tony award winner Brain Stokes Mitchell will take the lead of Tony, alongside the lovely Laura Osnes as Gabrielle and brilliant Roger Rees as Jeffrey, and will have us all toe-tapping along!
Opening night: 6 November 2014
Suitable for audiences of all ages
Not yet announced
Cast and Creative
CastBrian Stokes Mitchell as Tony Hunter
Laura Osnes as Gabrielle Gerard
Roger Rees as Jeffrey Cordova
Tracey Ullman as Lily Martin
Michael McKean as Lester Martin
Michael Berresse as Paul Byrd
Don Stephenson as Hal Meadows
CreativeDirected and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall
Musical direction by Todd Ellison
Book by Douglas Carter Beane
Original screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Music by Arthur Schwartz
Lyrics by Howard Dietz
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