Liz Callaway is the latest performer to be connected to the Roundabout Theatre Company's upcoming revue, The Look of Love, The Songs of Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Callaway announced her involvement on her website www.lizcallaway.com.
Earlier this month, at a recent concert in England, British musical star Ruthie Henshall announced she would appear in Love.
No official casting announcement has been made regarding casting for the show, set for the Roundabout's 2002-03 season.
On April 30, Callaway won a Drama Desk Award nomination for her role in the Off-Broadway musical The Spitfire Grill. Her other musical credits include Miss Saigon, Baby (Tony Award nomination) and Cats.
Henshall was performing on a stage in Bromley, southeast London, when she revealed her involvement in The Look of Love. She said the show would begin in September of this year. Henshall is currently starring as Liza Minnelli in a workshop of the Peter Allen musical The Boy from Oz, which is due on Broadway in spring 2003. The Look of Love will feature the choreography of Ann Reinking and staging by Scott Ellis at a Broadway venue. This musical revue includes more than 30 Bacharach-David landmark songs such as "I Say a Little Prayer," "Raindrops Keep Fallin on My Head," "Alfie," "What the World Needs Now Is Love," "Wishin' and Hopin'," "Walk on By" and "Do You Know the Way to San Jose?"
Henshall's previous Broadway credits include Putting It Together and Chicago.