Pittsburgh CLO Casts Stephanie Umoh, Will Blum, Josh Tower, Donna English and Jim Brochu

News   Pittsburgh CLO Casts Stephanie Umoh, Will Blum, Josh Tower, Donna English and Jim Brochu
 
Stephanie Umoh, Will Blum, Josh Tower, Donna English and Jim Brochu have joined the summer season at Pittsburgh CLO, which includes Jekyll & Hyde, The Sound of Music and Jesus Christ Superstar.

As previously reported, Tony nominee Robert Cuccioli, who originated the titular roles in Jekyll & Hyde on Broadway, will direct that Frank Wildhorn-Leslie Bricusse musical with a cast that features Kevin Gray (The Lion King, Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon) as Jekyll/Hyde, Elizabeth Stanley (Xanadu, Million Dollar Quartet, Hello Again) as Lucy, Brynn O’Malley (Wicked) as Emma, George Dvorsky (42nd Street, She Love Me) as Utterson, Tim Hartman (Tale of Two Cities) as Sir Danvers and Maryanne Ishee (Phantom of the Opera) as Lady Beaconsfield/Nellie. Performances run June 14-26.

Cuccioli will also continue with the CLO as Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music  (July 19-31) and as Pilate in Superstar (Aug. 2-14).

The Sound of Music will also feature principal cast members Jennifer Hope Wills (Wonderful Town, The Phantom of the Opera) as Maria, Brochu (Zero Hour) as Max Detweiler, English (Ruthless!, Forbidden Broadway) as Elsa Schraeder and Lisa Howard (Spelling Bee) as Mother Abbess.

Josh Tower (Langston In Harlem, Ragtime) will replace Billy Porter as Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar, which will also feature Doug Kreeger (Rooms, Thrill Me) as Jesus, Umoh (Ragtime) as Mary Magdeline, Blum (Grease) as Herrod and Jeff Howell (Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge) as Annas.

For tickets visit PittsburghCLO.org, or phone (412) 456-6666.

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