Rob Barlett to Replace Ernie Sabella in Sweet Charity

News   Rob Barlett to Replace Ernie Sabella in Sweet Charity Rob Barlett will be the new Herman in the Broadway revival of the Cy Coleman-Dorothy Fields-Neil Simon musical Sweet Charity, beginning June 11.

Sabella will give his final performance June 10—long scheduled as the actor's final day.

Bartlett will stay with the show until Sept. 18, at which time he'll begin rehearsals for the upcoming Nathan Lane-Matthew Broderick revival of The Odd Couple.

Rialto neophyte Christina Applegate plays the title role in Sweet Charity. She was Tony-nominated for her performance.

Applegate's other co-stars include the Helen and Nickie of Kyra DaCosta and Janine LaManna.

The creative team for Sweet Charity comprises Walter Bobbie (director), Wayne Cilento (choreographer), Scott Pask (set designer), William Ivey Long (costume design), Brian MacDevitt (lighting designer), Peter Hylenski (sound designer), Gordon Lowry Harrell (music director) and Don Sebesky (orchestrator).

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