Lacey, Danieley, Felciano and Lazar Join Rivera and Hearn for Feb. 19 Visit Reading

News   Lacey, Danieley, Felciano and Lazar Join Rivera and Hearn for Feb. 19 Visit Reading
The Signature Theatre presents a starry closed reading of Kander and Ebb's The Visit Feb. 19 in Manhattan.
Jason Danieley
Jason Danieley

As previously reported, two-time Tony winners Chita Rivera and George Hearn as well as Show Boat's Mark Jacoby will star in the Signature's upcoming production of The Visit. Part of the Signature's four-month Kander and Ebb celebration, the musical will play the Arlington, VA, venue May 13-June 22. Additional casting will be announced shortly. Joining Rivera (Claire), Hearn (Anton) and Jacoby (Mayor) in the Manhattan reading are Jayne Houdyshell (Matilda), Florence Lacey (Mayor's Wife), Jason Danieley (Schoolmaster), David Garrison (Doc), David Cryer (Rudi), Manoel Felciano (Karl), Megan McGinnis (Ottilie), Roy Bean (Jacob- Eunuch), David Sabella-Mills (Louis- Eunuch), Aaron Lazar (Young Anton), Lorin Latarro (Young Claire), Matt Farnsworth (Lenny), James Clow (Priest/Evgeny), Brian O’Brien (Benny), Hal Robinson (Policeman), Patty Goble (Ensemble), Sally Wilfert (Ensemble) and Betsy Wolfe (Ensemble).

The reading boasts two new songs penned by John Kander as well as other new material.

Based on Friedrich Dürrenmatt's original play, The Visit features music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and a book by Terrence McNally. The Signature production will be choreographed by Ann Reinking and directed by Frank Galati.

The Visit will feature set design by Derek McLane, costume design by Susan Hilferty and lighting design by Howell Binkley.

Signature Theatre is located at 4200 Campbell Avenue in Arlington, VA. For more information visit

Today’s Most Popular News:

Blocking belongs
on the stage,
not on websites.

Our website is made possible by
displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

Please consider supporting us by
whitelisting with your ad blocker.
Thank you!