PHOTO CALL: Kate Loprest, Andriana Chuchman and Michael Todd Simpson Star in Show Boat at the Kennedy Center Opera House

News   PHOTO CALL: Kate Loprest, Andriana Chuchman and Michael Todd Simpson Star in Show Boat at the Kennedy Center Opera House
 
Washington National Opera's production of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II’s groundbreaking musical Show Boat plays the Kennedy Center Opera House May 4-26.

he company includes Andriana Chuchman and Jennifer Holloway sharing the role of Magnolia, Michael Todd Simpson as Gaylord Ravenal, Alyson Cambridge and Talise Trevigne as Julie, Morris Robinson and Soloman Howard as Joe, Angela Renée Simpson and Gwendolyn Brown as Queenie, Bernie Yvon as Frank, Kate Loprest as Ellie, Tony nominee Lara Teeter and Wynn Harmon as Captain Andy and Cindy Gold and Mary-Pat Green as Parthy.

"More than 100 singers, actors, and dancers will fill the Kennedy Center Opera House stage to tell the tale of a troupe of riverboat performers as they make their way through the decades, and a 50-piece orchestra will play Show Boat’s legendary score, which mixes the best traditions of opera, musical theater, jazz, gospel, and vaudeville," according to press notes. Here's a look at the Zambello-helmed production:

For more information, please visit kennedy-center.org.

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