By Adam Hetrick
28 Sep 2012
Pinkins (Caroline, or Change), Friedman (Ragtime), Vanessa Ray (Hair), Katrina Diderickson (Pregnancy Pact), Olli Haaskivi (Bernice Bobs Her Hair) join the cast of Sleeping Beauty Wakes by Groovelily band members Brendan Milburn, Rachel Sheinkin and Valerie Vigoda.
Butler (Catch Me If You Can, Hairspray) is the latest cast member to join Kirsten Childs' Funked Up Fairy Tales, while Chester Gregory (Sister Act), Bryce Pinkham (Ghost) and Michael Winther (33 Variations) have been cast in the Justin Levine musical Bonfire Night.
The Ben Clark-Beth Turcotte musical The Circus in Winter has added Rachael Ferrara (Amazing Grace) and Steve Routman (The Shaggs) to its cast; Nicolette Hart (Rent) joins the cast of Bleeding Love by Jason Schafer, Arthur Lafrentz Bacon and Harris Doran; and Wayne Wilcox (Chaplin), Adam Heller (Elf) and Carrie Cimma (Lizzie Borden) will be part of Triangle by Curtis Moore, Thomas Mizer and Joshua Sher.
Presented Oct. 11-12 at New World Stages, NAMT invites industry members from across the country and around the world to attend the two-day event that showcases 45-minute presentations of eight new musicals. Betsy King Militello is the executive director of NAMT, which is presenting its 24th annual festival.
For more information visit NAMT.