Champlin, Fontana, Lehman, Marcus and Ward Set for Harold & Maude Reading

News   Champlin, Fontana, Lehman, Marcus and Ward Set for Harold & Maude Reading A by-invitation-only reading of Harold & Maude — billed as "an intimate musical" — will be presented May 24 at the Snapple Theatre Center, home of the current revival of The Fantasticks.
Santino Fontana
Santino Fontana

The cast for the reading will include Donna Lynne Champlin, Santino Fontana, Susan Lehman, Daniel Marcus and B.J. Ward. Show time is 2 PM. Harold & Maude features a score by Tom Jones (lyrics) and Joseph Thalken (music) with a book by Jones. The musical was previously seen at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ, and at the Loft Theatre in Dayton, OH, among other venues.

The musical, based on Colin Higgins' 1971 film starring Ruth Gordon and Bud Cort, concerns a 79-year-old widow who has an unlikely romance with a 19 year-old.

The Snapple Theatre Center is located in Manhattan at 1627 Broadway at West 50th Street on the third floor.