Understudies from Addams Family, Memphis, Hair, Ragtime, Night Music, Quartet to Stand in the Spotlight

News   Understudies from Addams Family, Memphis, Hair, Ragtime, Night Music, Quartet to Stand in the Spotlight At This Performance, the ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway standbys and understudies, will continue April 18-19.

Presented by Musicals Tonight!, the 8 PM concerts will be held at Off-Broadway's McGinn/Cazale Theatre. Casting director Stephen DeAngelis will host the evenings, which will feature musical direction and piano accompaniment by Eugene Gwozdz.

Among the performers who will sing and share anecdotes about their experiences on April 18 are Briana Carlson-Goodman (understudy for the roles of Sheila and Crissy in Hair), Donna English (standby for the roles of Maria and Julia in Lend Me a Tenor), Mary Illes (understudy for the role of Madame Giry in The Phantom of the Opera), Morgan James (understudy for the roles of Wednesday Addams and Alice Beineke in The Addams Family) , Mykal Kilgore (understudy for the role of Dione in Hair), Frank Mastrone (understudy for the roles of Monsieur Andre and Ubaldo Piangi in The Phantom of the Opera), Anastacia McClesky (understudy for the role of Dionne in Hair), Janelle Anne Robinson (understudy for the roles of Bird Woman, Miss Andrew, Miss Smythe and Queen Victoria in Mary Poppins) and  Mamie Parris (understudy for the role of Mother in Ragtime).

The April 19 line-up comprises Brad Bass (understudy for the role of Huey in Memphis), Natalie Bradshaw (understudy for the role of Jeanie in Hair), Antwayn Hopper (Understudy for the role of Hud in Hair), Matthew Gumley (understudy for the role of Pugsley Addams in The Addams Family), Jared Mason (standby for the roles of Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins in Million Dollar Quartet), Victoria Matlock (standby for the role of  Dyanne in Million Dollar Quartet), Marissa McGowan (understudy for the roles of Anne Egerman and Petra in Little Night Music) N’Kenge (standby for Female roles in Sondheim on Sondheim) and Adesola Osakalumi (understudy for the role of Fela  Anikulapo-Kuti in Fela!).

The McGinn/Cazale Theatre is located at 2162 Broadway, Broadway at 76th Street on the 3rd Floor. Tickets, priced $25, are available by calling (212) 579-4230 or by visiting www.iseats.com.

For more information visit www.musicalstonight.org.

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