Hot 'n Cole with Champlin, Cleale and Wiley, Opens in Westport June 14

News   Hot 'n Cole with Champlin, Cleale and Wiley, Opens in Westport June 14 Hot 'n Cole – celebrating the musical legacy of Cole Porter – officially opens at the Westport Country Playhouse June 14.
Donna Lynne Champlin
Donna Lynne Champlin

Donna Lynne Champlin, Lewis Cleale and Shonn Wiley head the cast of the revue of Cole Porter's work that began performances June 10. Two-time Tony Award winner James Naughton stages the revue that runs through June 28 and features choreography by Lisa Shriver and musical direction by Mark Berman.

In addition to Champlin (Sweeney Todd), Cleale (Spamalot) and Wiley (No, No, Nannette), the Hot 'n Cole company includes Whitney Bashor (The Fantasticks), Andrea Dora (Tarzan) and Peter Reardon (Urinetown).

Created by David Armstrong, Mark Waldrop and Bruce W. Coyle, Hot 'n Cole boasts 48 Porter songs, including "You're the Top," "It's De-Lovely," "Night and Day," "I Love Paris," "Just One of Those Things," "I've Got You Under My Skin," "Let's Do It, Let's Fall in Love" and "In the Still of the Night."

Tickets are available by calling (203) 227-4177 or by visiting www.westportplayhouse.org.