Govich Is Thoroughly Modern Millie Beginning April 26 at North Shore

News   Govich Is Thoroughly Modern Millie Beginning April 26 at North Shore The North Shore Music Theatre’s production of the Tony-winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie — starring Milena Govich in the title role — begins performances April 26.
Milena Govich in Thoroughly Modern Millie
Milena Govich in Thoroughly Modern Millie Photo by Paul Lyden

Govich, most recently seen on Broadway in Good Vibrations, plays opposite the Jimmy Smith of Ryan Silverman. The production, which kicks off the Massachusetts theatre's 2005 season, also features Terry Burrell as Muzzy Van Hossmere, Richard Roland as Trevor Graydon, Amanda Serkasevich as Miss Dorothy Brown, Telly Leung as Bun Foo, David Rhee as Ching Ho, Becky Barta as Miss Flannery and Beth McVey as Mrs. Meers.

The Millie ensemble comprises Maggie Anderson, Brad Bass, David Baum, Rosanne Colosi, Michelle Dyer, Janelle Engleson, Jeremy Hays, Drew Humphrey, Peter King-Yuen, Kathy Meyer, Melissa Rouse, Nathan Scherich, Jennifer Taylor and Kevin B. Worley.

Barry Ivan directs and choreographs the Jeanine Tesori-Dick Scanlan-Richard Morris musical that made a Broadway star out of Little Women's Sutton Foster. Millie will play through May 15, and the staging represents the first licensed, resident-produced production of the Tony-winning musical that has been seen on Broadway, in London and on tour.

The North Shore creative team also includes Dale Rieling (musical director), Russell Parkman (scenic designer), Vincent Scassellati (costume designer), Jack Mehler (lighting designer) and John A. Stone (sound designer).

Milena Govich has appeared on Broadway in Good Vibrations, The Boys From Syracuse and Cabaret. Her regional credits include Jekyll & Hyde and Nine, and she has also been seen on television in "Guiding Light" and "As the World Turns."

The North Shore Music Theatre is located at 62 Dunham Road in Beverly, MA. For subscription pricing and information, log on to www.nsmt.org or call (978) 232-7200.

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