Aida's Finley to Head Cast of Nights on Broadway III

News   Aida's Finley to Head Cast of Nights on Broadway III Former Aida star Felicia Finley, who also played the title role in the Helen Hayes Theatre Company's recent production of Evita, will be part of the cast of Nights on Broadway III.
Felicia Finley
Felicia Finley

The theatre-themed revue, which begins performances Jan. 11, 2005, will play the Caesar's Circus Maximus Theater located within Atlantic City's Caesar's Palace. Sean Havens and A.C. Ciulla will direct the production, which runs through April 26. Ciulla, a Tony nominee for his choreography of Footloose, will choreograph here as well. Finley will be joined onstage by Lori Mitchell-Gay, Andrew Logan and Charlie Brady. Theatregoers can expect to hear tunes from The Producers, Anything Goes, The Wiz, West Side Story and Chicago, including such songs as "Roxie," "New York, New York," "Big Spender" and "Adelaide's Lament."

Felicia Finley has starred on Broadway in Aida (as Amneris), Smokey Joe's Cafe and The Life. Her Off-Broadway credits include The Wild Party, The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, Forbidden Broadway 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Gingerbread House. Finley also appeared in the national tours of Jekyll & Hyde and Jesus Christ Superstar, the Paper Mill production of Red, Hot and Blue! and The Helen Hayes Theatre Company's mounting of Evita. Her film credits feature roles in "He Got Game" and "Summer of Sam."

Nights on Broadway III will play Sunday-Thursday evenings at 8 PM with 3:30 PM matinees on Sunday and Wednesday afternoons. Tickets, priced at $20, are available by calling (800) 736-1420. For more information visit www.caesars.com.

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