Dietrich & Chevalier: The Musical, with Cuccioli and Stevens, Opens Off-Broadway June 20

News   Dietrich & Chevalier: The Musical, with Cuccioli and Stevens, Opens Off-Broadway June 20 Jodi Stevens and Tony Award nominee Robert Cuccioli are Dietrich & Chevalier, respectively, in the new musical by Jerry Mayer that officially opens Off-Broadway June 20.

Pamela Hall (Danny & Sylvia, The Rise and Fall of Dorothy Hale) stages the musical about Marlene Dietrich and Maurice Chevalier. Previews June 5 at St. Luke's Theatre.

Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde, Jacques Brel…) stars as Chevalier opposite Stevens (Jekyll & Hyde, Urban Cowboy) as Dietrich. Donald Corren (Souvenir, Torch Song Trilogy) is cast in a variety of roles in the musical that tells of the lifelong friendship between the two screen icons.

Mayer's musical explores the friendship between Dietrich and Chevalier, who were married to others but remained close throughout their lives. Songs featured in the production are "Falling in Love Again," "Louise," "Lili Marleen," "Mimi," "No Love, No Nothin'," "Valentine" and "The Boys in the Backroom."

The production has musical direction by Ken Lundie with musical staging by Gene Castle. Designers include Scott Heineman and Josh Iacovelli (scenic design), Graham Kindred (lighting design), Karen Flood (costume design) and Chris Jensen (multimedia design).

For tickets, phone (212) 239-6200 or visit Telecharge.com. St. Luke's Theatre is located at 308 West 46th Street in Manhattan.

Robert Cuccioli and Jodi Stevens in <i>Dietrich &amp; Chevalier: The Musical</i>
Robert Cuccioli and Jodi Stevens in Dietrich & Chevalier: The Musical Photo by Carol Rosegg
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