"Politics and Poker": Fiorello! Begins Lyric Stage Run Oct. 10

News   "Politics and Poker": Fiorello! Begins Lyric Stage Run Oct. 10 Brian Gonzales is former New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia in the Lyric Stage production of Fiorello!, which begins performances Oct. 10.

Cheryl Denson directs the North Texas premiere of the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical that features a score by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick and a book by George Abbott and Jerome Weidman. Performances will continue through Oct. 25.

Gonzles (Spelling Bee) stars in the title role in a company that also features Mark Oristano, Doug Jackson, Clayton Younkin, Brian Hathaway, Gary Moody, Connie Kegg, Noelle Stanley, Megan Woodall, Christine Cunningham, Deborah Brown, Martin Guerra, Jackie Kemp, Jeff Bailey, Sara Chasen, Kristin Cramer, Melody Denoia, Eddie Floresca, Linda Franks, Carlos Gomez, Alan Hannah, Summer Kenny, Jeff Kinman, Kelly McCain, Bobby Selah, Christine Cornish Smith, Laurie Spohn, Rebekah Turner and James Williams. Mark Stamper musical directs. The Loesser score features "When Did I Fall in Love," "The Very Next Man," "Politics and Poker," "I Love a Cop" and "Home Again."

Fiorello! has lighting design by Julie Moroney and costume design by Drenda Lewis.

Tickets are available by phoning (972)-252-2787 or by visiting Lyric Stage.

Performances take place at the Irving Arts Center's Carpenter Performance Hall.

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