Liz McCartney Will Star in Urinetown at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma; Season Announced

News   Liz McCartney Will Star in Urinetown at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma; Season Announced
 
Liz McCartney, whose Broadway credits include Taboo and Mamma Mia!, will play Penelope Pennywise in the Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's upcoming production of the award-winning musical Urinetown.
Liz McCartney
Liz McCartney

Directed and choreographed by Nick Demos, the Mark Hollmann-Greg Kotis musical will play the Oklahoma City venue Aug. 5-9. The cast will also include Dan Sharkey as Officer Lockstock and Seth Rettberg as Bobby Strong. Brian Hamilton will be the musical director.

Initial casting has also been announced for the other productions that will be part of the theatre company's 46th season: The Sound of Music (June 24-28); Swing! (July 8-12); and Seven Brides For Seven Brothers.

Details follow:

The Sound of Music will star Marissa McGowan as Maria and Ed Watts as Captain Von Trapp. The production will be directed by Nick Demos, choreographed by Bill Szobody and music directed by David Andrews Rogers.

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers will feature Elisa Van Duyne as Milly and Jim Sorensen as Adam. DJ Salisbury will direct and choreograph; Scot Woolley will provide music direction.

Swing! casting will be announced at a later date.

All performances will be held at the Civic Center Music Hall in downtown Oklahoma City. Visit www.lyrictheatreokc.com for more information.

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Lyric Theatre, founded in 1963, is Oklahoma's only professional musical theatre company.

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