Casting Announced for California Production of Musical of Musicals

News   Casting Announced for California Production of Musical of Musicals Mary Gordon Murray, who eventually played the Baker's Wife in the original Broadway production of Into the Woods, will be part of the cast of the Laguna Playhouse's upcoming production of The Musical of Musicals—The Musical!
Mary Gordon Murray in Into the Woods
Mary Gordon Murray in Into the Woods Photo by Martha Swope Studio

The company will also include Alli Mauzey, Jeffrey Rockwell and Brent Schindele. Pamela Hunt, who directed and choreographed the New York production of the hit musical, will repeat her chores for the Laguna production, which begins previews July 5 with an official opening on July 9. The limited engagement — featuring musical direction by Jeffrey Rockwell — will play through Sept. 4. The creative team will also include the New York designers: Mary Jo Dondlinger (lighting design), John Carver Sullivan (costume design) and James Morgan (scenic design).

Featuring music by Eric Rockwell, lyrics by Joanne Bogart and a book by Rockwell and Bogart, The Musical of Musicals is a satire of various musical theatre genres. One story is played five times, each in the style of a different musical theatre composer or team, including Rodgers and Hammerstein and Stephen Sondheim and Kander and Ebb.

The Laguna Playhouse is located at 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach, CA. For tickets call (949) 497-2787 or visit www.lagunaplayhouse.com.

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