Swing!, the Tony-nominated swing dance revue, ends its national tour June 17 in Columbus, Ohio. Performances began at the Palace Theatre June 12.
The national touring company features Tony nominee Ann Crumb (Aspects of Love, Anna Karenina, Les Miserables, Chess, Nine) in the Ann Hampton Callaway role. Her fellow singers, who deliver such standards as "Skylark," "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" and "Cry Me a River," are Alan H. Green (Play On!, Smokey Joe's Cafe), Charlie Marcus (Crazy for You, Cats) and Sarah Jane Nelson (Swing!, The Green Bird).
Several cast members of Broadway's Swing! danced out across the country with the show. They are Jeb Bounds, Desiree Duarte, Kevin Michael Gaudin, Jermaine R. Rembert and Dana Solimando.
Taylor-Corbett's previous credits include choreographing Titanic and Chess, as well as the films "Footloose" and "My Blue Heaven." She was nominated for a Tony Award for Swing!.
Four-time Tony Award-winner Jerry Zaks supervised the production. Sets are designed by Thomas Lynch, costumes by William Ivey Long, lighting by Kenneth Posner and orchestrations by Harold Wheeler. Based on an original idea by Paul Kelly, Swing is produced by Marc Routh (newly appointed head of the League of Off-Broadway Theatres), Richard Frankel, Steven Baruch, Thomas Viertel and Jujamcyn Theaters, in association with BB Promotion, Dede Harris/Jeslo Productions, James D. Stern/Douglas L. Meyers, Libby Adler Mages/Mari Glick and PACE Theatricals/SFX. Swing! opened its national tour in Los Angeles Nov. 20 at the Ahmanson Theatre before traveling on to Seattle, Baltimore, Miami, Chicago and Boston. The Broadway company ended its run at the St. James Theatre Jan. 14, 2001.