Montalban, Hanlon and Maloney Cast in NYMF's Whatever Man

News   Montalban, Hanlon and Maloney Cast in NYMF's Whatever Man Paolo Montalban will star in the New York Musical Theatre Festival production of the Benjamin Strouse musical Whatever Man.

Hilary Adams (Love Jerry) will direct the production that is set to run Sept. 29-Oct. 8 at the 45th Street Theatre.

Montalban (The King and I, Pacific Overtures, "Cinderella") leads a cast that also includes Colin Hanlon (Rent, I Love You Because), Russell Arden Koplin (Les Miserables, James Joyce’s The Dead), Kristin Maloney (The Streets of New York, How Now, Dow Jones), David Andrew Anderson (The Wild Party, Man of La Mancha), Andy Gale (Side Show, Rags) and Austin Ku (The Pirates of Penzance, Anything Goes).

Strouse authored book, music and lyrics for the show. The production will feature choreography by Dax Valdes and musical direction by Ed Rosenberg.

Press notes for the Whatever Man read: "For all his good intentions, Charlie Weiss just can't get it together. But everything changes after his strong-willed girlfriend, Anna Pink, forces him into a self-help group where Charlie encounters disturbed Superheros—The Swan, Ice Man and the legendary Mr. Perfect—desperate to share their troubles. When their petty squabbles escalate, will Charlie choose to save the world, his relationship or himself? Whatever Man."

Whatever Man will have set design by Ken Larson, lighting design by Julian Rad, costume design by Elizabeth Dellario, sound design by Andy Parsegian and fight direction by Michael Yahn. For tickets phone (212) 352-3101 or visit NYMF.

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