Cast Complete for Encores! Can-Can; Begins Feb. 12

News   Cast Complete for Encores! Can-Can; Begins Feb. 12 The complete cast has been announced for Encores! concert mounting of Cole Porter's Can-Can.

In addition to the already revealed Patti LuPone, Charlotte d'Amboise, Michael Nouri and Reg Rogers, the ensemble will feature Paul Schoeffler, Caitlin Carter, David Costabile, Michael Goldstrom, David Hibbard, Mary Ann Lamb, Desmond Richardson and Solange Sandy. Lonny Price, who directed and starred in A Class Act, will helm the limited engagement. Can-Can kicks off the new Encores! season, Feb. 12-15. The Cole Porter musical originally debuted at the Shubert Theatre in May 1953, where it played 892 performances before closing in June 1955. Gwen Verdon was among the original cast of the musical, which featured such Porter tunes as "I Am in Love," "Allez-Vous-En, Go Away," "C'est Magnifique," "I Love Paris" and the title tune.

Filling out the cast are Clyde Alves, Gerrard Carter, Rachel Coloff, Cara Cooper, Melissa Fagan, Lisa Gajda, Thom Graham, James Harkness, Dale Hensley, Amy Krawcek, Mary MacLeod, Michael X. Martin, Rachelle Rak, Josh Rhodes, Alex Sanchez and Carolyn Saxon.