By Adam Hetrick
02 Oct 2013
|Photo by John Fortunato|
John Rando (A Christmas Story, Urinetown) will stage Little Me, which launches the Encores! season Feb. 5-9, 2014. Newly added to the creative team is Emmy-winning choreographer Joshua Bergasse ("Smash"). The musical features a score by Coleman and Leigh and a book by Neil Simon.
Yazbeck (Chicago, White Christmas, A Chorus Line) will play George Musgrove, opposite the previously announced Borle (Peter and the Starcatcher, "Smash"), who will take on the task of playing all seven romantic leading male roles in the musical comedy.
According to Encores!, "Little Me is the story of the glamorous Belle Poitrine, a self-invented celebrity who has spent her life in pursuit of wealth, culture and social position. Her seven oddball lovers are played by one actor: seven plum roles, from an innocent college boy to an octogenarian lecher to the dying king of a tiny European country that doesn’t seem to exist."
For tickets phone (212) 581-1212 or visit NYCityCenter.org.