McKechnie, Struthers, Kunze and More Featured in Reagle Players Season

News   McKechnie, Struthers, Kunze and More Featured in Reagle Players Season The 40th anniversary season of the Reagle Players — the theatre troupe that plays the Robinson Theater in Waltham, MA — will feature productions of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Annie and No, No, Nanette.
Donna McKechnie
Donna McKechnie

The season at the Massachusetts venue will kick off June 12-21 with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Eric Kunze, who was recently seen in the tour of Lloyd Webber's Whistle Down the Wind, will head the cast in the title role with former "American Idol" contestant Ayla Brown as the Narrator. Sally Struthers, the Emmy-winning star of the classic sitcom "All in the Family," will play the orphan-weary Miss Hannigan in the Reagle's production of the Tony-winning musical Annie, which will be presented July 10-19. Robert Fitch, who created the role of Rooster Hannigan in the original Broadway staging of Annie, will direct the Martin Charnin-Thomas Meehan musical and will also re-create his Rooster for Waltham audiences. Also featured will be Sarah Pfisterer (Show Boat, The Phantom of the Opera) as Grace Farrell. Mary Jane Houdina will choreograph.

The summer season will conclude with No, No, Nanette, playing Aug. 7-16 and boasting Tony Award-winning A Chorus Line star Donna McKechnie as Lucille. The Reagle's artistic director, Robert Eagle, will direct the production with choreography by Eileen Grace.

The Robinson Theater is located at 617 Lexington Street in Waltham, MA. For subscription information call (781) 891-5600 or visit www.reagleplayers.com.

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Tommy Tune and The Manhattan Rhythm Kings will premiere their new act, Steps in Time: A Broadway Biography in Song and Dance, April 19 and 20 at the Reagle.

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