PHOTO CALL: Singing in Falsettos: Trina and Whizzers

News   PHOTO CALL: Singing in Falsettos: Trina and Whizzers Faith Prince and Jonathan Dokuchitz were among the stars reviving Falsettos in a series of concerts at Playwrights Horizons.
2nd Act Trina: Faith Prince after Falsettos on Jan. 12.
2nd Act Trina: Faith Prince after Falsettos on Jan. 12.

Most of the original cast of Falsettos reunited Jan. 9-12 for a weekend of sold-out concerts at the new Playwrights Horizons complex on West 42nd Street. Lonny Price directed the group, which included original cast members Michael Rupert (Marvin 1981, 1990 and 1992), Chip Zien (Mendel 1981, 1990 and 1992), Alison Fraser (Trina 1981), Faith Prince (Trina 1990), Heather MacRae (Charlotte 1990 and 1992) and Janet Metz (Cordelia 1990). For the concerts, Fraser will play Trina in March of the Falsettos (Act One) and Prince will play Trina in Falsettoland (Act Two), as originally premiered. And Falsettos is just the beginning. PH has invited back the creators and cast members of several shows launched at the not-for-profit: Jeanine Tesori and Brian Crawley's Violet (Jan. 16-19), Adam Guettel and Tina Landau's Floyd Collins (Jan. 23-26) and Christopher Durang's comic play, Laughing Wild (Jan. 30-Feb. 2).

Bottom photo: A tale of Two Whizzers: Stephen Bogardus, who had to beg out of the reunion concerts because of his commitment to Man of La Mancha, and Jonathan Dokuchitz, who took the role of Marvin's handsome lover Whizzer.

Photos by Aubrey Reuben

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