PHOTO CALL: Hayes, Krakowski Lead Damn Yankees for Encores!

News   PHOTO CALL: Hayes, Krakowski Lead Damn Yankees for Encores! A mix of theatre and television stars will populate City Center's upcoming Encores! Summer Stars production of Damn Yankees.

Jane Krakowski stars as Lola in the baseball-themed musical opposite Sean Hayes as Mr. Applegate, Cheyenne Jackson as Joe Hardy, Tony Award winner Randy Graff as Meg Boyd, Michael Mulheren as Benny Van Buren, Veanne Cox as Sister Miller and Megan Lawrence as Gloria. John Rando directs with musical direction by Rob Berman. Mary MacLeod re-creates the original Bob Fosse choreography. The cast also features P.J. Benjamin, Robert Creighton, Jimmy Smagula, Kathy Fitzgerald, John Horton and John Selya.

"The ultimate baseball fan sells his soul to the Devil for the chance to help his team, the Washington Senators, win the pennant race against the Yankees," read show notes. "The Devil is aided by the sexy Lola, who seduces Joe, but ultimately helps him outsmart the Devil and return to his beloved wife."

Here is a look at the show's leads:

Sean Hayes and Jane Krakowski Sean Hayes, Jane Krakowski and Cheyenne Jackson
Randy Graff, Cheyenne Jackson, Jane Krakowski and Sean Hayes

All photos by Joan Marcus.