By Andrew Gans
11 Oct 2013
Directed by Larry Raben with choreography by Lee Martino, performances will continue through Nov. 3.
When You Wish features an original score and book by Dean McClure. The cast includes Tim Martin Gleason as Walt Disney, Andy Umberger as Roy Disney, Brandi Burkhardt, Melissa Fahn, Norman Large, Louis Pardo, Kade Pait as young Walt and Jake Davidson as young Roy.
The ensemble comprises Jennifer Brausell, Kate Harvey, Aurore Joly, Lorenzo King, David Michael Laffey, Morgan Marcell, Garett Marshall, Louis A. Williams (Dance Captain), Thomas Adoue Polk, Kirklyn Robinson, Nick Tubbs and Salvatore Vassallo.
The production also features musical direction by David Siebels; scenic design by Tom Buderwitz; costume design by Kate Bergh; lighting design by Tom Ruzika; projection design by Adam Flemming; sound design by Philip G. Allen; hair, wig and makeup design by Jenna Huffman; and properties design by John M. McElveney.
The production stage manager is John W. Calder, III, and the assistant stage manager is Cate Cundiff; casting is by Michael Donovan, CSA and Peter Matyas, CSA.
Pat Boone co-produces with Dean McClure and Robert Rudolph.
Tickets, starting at $65, are on sale at www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling UCLA Central Ticket Office at (310) 825-2101. Performances are held at Freud Playhouse at UCLA, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA.
For more information visit www.whenyouwishmusical.com.