Make a Miracle: Noah Racey Stars in Goodspeed Revival of Where's Charley?

News   Make a Miracle: Noah Racey Stars in Goodspeed Revival of Where's Charley?
 
Nimble Noah Racey, in the tradition of light comedian dancers before him, will star as Charley in Where's Charley? at Goodspeed Opera House.
Noah Racey
Noah Racey

On Broadway, the Frank Loesser musical originally starred the bounding, tap-happy Ray Bolger. Racey made a breakthough earlier this season in the short-lived Broadway musical, Never Gonna Dance, shaking his shoes in a role created by Fred Astaire. He was a dance captain for Broadway's Thoroughly Modern Millie and appeared in that show's original cast. Based on the collegiate farce, Charley's Aunt, the 1948 musical (which spawned "Once in Love With Amy" and "My Darling, My Darling") plays East Haddam, CT, July 9-Sept. 25.

A New York revival in 1974 played a brief run at Circle in the Square Uptown starring Raul Julia. The original, with book and direction by George Abbott, ran almost 800 performances.

For more information, visit www.goodspeed.org.

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