PHOTO CALL: A Preview of Limelight: The Story of Charlie Chaplin at La Jolla

News   PHOTO CALL: A Preview of Limelight: The Story of Charlie Chaplin at La Jolla
Michael Unger directs the world premiere of Limelight: The Story of Charlie Chaplin, starring Robert McClure and Ashley Brown, at the La Jolla Playhouse beginning Sept. 7.

Limelight is billed as follows by La Jolla: "Charlie Chaplin came to America an unknown and left amidst scandals and controversy. In between, he became one of the best-loved and most famous entertainers in the world. From the gritty streets and smoky music halls of London to movie screens across the globe, Limelight goes behind the camera to show how a comic genius found soaring success and later fell from grace. This thrilling world-premiere musical provides a captivating close-up on the man who changed motion pictures forever."

The show features music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis with a book by Curtis and Thomas Meehan. In addition to Brown and McClure the cast boasts the additional talents of LJ Benet, Jenn Colella, Eddie Korbich, Janet Metz, Brooke Sunny Moriber, Ron Orbach, Roland Rusinek, Jake Schwenke, Matthew Scott, William Youmans, Aaron Acosta, Courtney Corey, Matthew Patrick Davis, Justin Michael Duval, Sara Edwards, Ben Liebert, Alyssa Marie, Jennifer Noble, Kürt Norby, Carly Nykanen, Jessica Reiner-Harris and Kirsten Scott.

Here's a sneak peek at the production:


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