Stevens and Cuccioli Are Dietrich & Chevalier Off-Broadway Beginning June 5

News   Stevens and Cuccioli Are Dietrich & Chevalier Off-Broadway Beginning June 5
 
Dietrich & Chevalier: The Musical, starring Tony Award nominee Robert Cuccioli, Jodi Stevens and Donald Corren, begins previews Off-Broadway June 5 at St. Luke's Theatre.

Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde, Jacques Brel…) stars as Maurice Chevalier opposite Stevens (Jekyll & Hyde, Urban Cowboy) as Marlene Dietrich. Corren (Souvenir, Torch Song Trilogy) is cast in a variety of roles in the musical that tells of the lifelong friendship between the two screen icons.

Pamela Hall (Danny & Sylvia, The Rise and Fall of Dorothy Hale) stages the musical by playwright Jerry Mayer. Dietrich & Chevalier will officially open June 20.

Mayer's musical explores the friendship between Dietrich and Chevalier, who were married to others but remained close throughout their lives. Songs featured in the production are "Falling in Love Again," "Louise," "Lili Marleen," "Mimi," "No Love, No Nothin'," "Valentine" and "The Boys in the Backroom."

The production has musical direction by Ken Lundie with musical staging by Gene Castle. Designers include Scott Heineman and Josh Iacovelli (scenic design), Graham Kindred (lighting design), Karen Flood (costume design) and Chris Jensen (multimedia design).

For tickets, phone (212) 239-6200 or visit Telecharge.com. St. Luke's Theatre is located at 308 West 46th Street in Manhattan.

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