Muny 42nd Street, with Cuccioli, Hoty, O'Bryan and Lattimore, Begins June 15

News   Muny 42nd Street, with Cuccioli, Hoty, O'Bryan and Lattimore, Begins June 15 The Tony Award-winning musical 42nd Street begins performances June 15 at the St. Louis Muny, the nation's oldest and largest outdoor theatre.
Robert Cuccioli and Shannon M. O'Bryan
Robert Cuccioli and Shannon M. O'Bryan Photo by Larry Pry/The Muny

Directed by Lee Roy Reams with choreography by Kelli Barclay, the tap-dancing musical kicks off the Muny's 2009 summer season and will play through June 21. The season at the Missouri venue also includes Annie (June 22-30), Meet Me in St. Louis (July 6-12), Godspell (July 13-19), The Music Man (July 20-26), Camelot (July 27-Aug. 2) and Hairspray (Aug. 3-9).

Heading the cast are Robert Cuccioli as Julian Marsh, Dee Hoty as Dorothy Brock, Shannon M. O'Bryan as Peggy Sawyer and Todd Lattimore as Billy Lawlor with Matt Loehr as Andy Lee, Bill Buell as Bert, John Contini as Mac, Nikki Snelson as Annie, Patti Mariano as Maggie Jones, Melissa Zaremba as Phyllis, Kelly Sheehan as Lorraine, James Anthony as Pat Denning, John Freimann as Abner Dillon and Bryan Langlitz as Oscar.

The ensemble comprises Amy Michele Allen, Michael Baxter, Dominique Bonino, Will Burton, Lois Enders, Leah Hofmann, Andy Jones, Ashley Krupinksi, Bryan Langlitz, Ana Llewellyn, Mary Michael Patterson, Alex Puette, Anna Reby, Cara Salerno, Kelly Sheehan, Derek St. Pierre, Cary Tedder, Kirstin Tucker, Richard Riaz Yoder and Melissa Zaremba.

The St. Louis Strutters include Jan Barrett, Jan Boehle, Pat Bruder, Debbie Burkemper, Beverly Chervitz, Mary Fedak, Donna Grasso, Marlene Grant, Judy Hudson, Cathy Loyd, Betty Tecklin and Marcene Tockman.

With a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, 42nd Street features a score by Harry Warren and Al Dubin. Song titles include "Lullabye of Broadway," "We're in the Money," "Shuffle Off to Buffalo" and the title tune. The creative team also includes musical director Michael Horsley, set designer Steve Gilliam, lighting designer F. Mitchell Dana, sound designer Jason Krueger, production stage manager Harold Goldfaden and assistant stage manager Megan Dittmann. Paul Blake producers for The Muny.

For more information call (314) 361-1900, ext. 550 or visit www.muny.org.

<i>42nd Street</i> at the St. Louis Muny
42nd Street at the St. Louis Muny Photo by Larry Pry/The Muny