Richard Jay-Alexander directed a cast that also boasted the the talents of Beau Bridges (Arvide Abernathy), theatre veteran Ken Page (Nicely-Nicely Johnson) and Broadway favorite Ruth Williamson (General Matilda Cartwright) as well as Herschel Sparber (Big Jule), Jason Graae (Benny Southstreet), Bill Lewis (Harry the Horse), Danny Stiles (Rusty Charlie), Amir Talai (Angie the Ox/Joey Biltmore), Jody Ashworth (Lt. Brannigan), Cindy Benson (Agatha) and Grace Wall (Martha).
The Hot Box Girls were played by Sandahl Bergman, Valarie Pettiford, Jane Lanier, Kathryn Wright, Jillana Laufer and Tracy Powell. Male dancers included Oskar Rodriguez, Stefan Raulson, Angelo Rivera, Christopher L. Morgan, Chris Holly and John Todd. David Raimo, Paul Dean, Daniel Guzman, Josh Christoff, Kyrra Richards, Nikki Tomlinson and Catherine Chiarelli rounded out the company.
Tony Award winner Donna McKechnie choreographed with Kevin Stites serving as musical director.
Here is a look at the production held at the famed outdoor California venue:
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