Christine Pedi to Star in York Theatre Company’s Jerry’s Girls

News   Christine Pedi to Star in York Theatre Company’s Jerry’s Girls Tony nominee Stephanie D’Abruzzo and Stephanie Umoh will join Pedi in the production beginning August 5.
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Christine Pedi, Tony nominee Stephanie D’Abruzzo, and Stephanie Umoh will lead the cast of Jerry’s Girls, which begins August 5 and will run through August 13 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter’s.

Stephanie Umoh
Stephanie Umoh

Jerry’s Girls, directed by Pamela Hunt, pays tribute to Tony-, Grammy-, Olivier-, and Drama Desk-winning American songwriter Jerry Herman. Herman is known for bringing Dolly Gallager Levi (Hello, Dolly!), Auntie Mame Dennis (Mame), ZaZa (La Cage Aux Folles), and many more to the stage. The show celebrates his gift of songwriting that captures the meaning and spirit of musical theatre. It features an all-female cast to depict how Herman has given voice to some of the most iconic women roles on Broadway.

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Pedi can be seen in the Off-Broadway revues NEWSical the Musical and Spamilton. She also played Mama Morton in the Broadway production of Chicago.

D’Abruzzo is best known for her Tony-nominated performance as Kate Monster and Lucy the Slut in the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Avenue Q. She is currently in her 24th season of the Emmy-winning series Sesame Street as a variety of one-off Muppet characters.

Umoh has been seen on Broadway in Falsettos and Ragtime, in which she won a Theatre World Award for her performance. She has also appeared in numerous York productions.

Tickets are currently on sale for York Theatre Company members only. Visit YorkTheatre.org. Performances take place at the York Theatre Company at Saint Peter’s (619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street).

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