By Michael Gioia
and Andrew Gans
15 Jan 2014
The 7:30 PM performance will be directed and choreographed by Curtis Holbrook.
Here, Billy Porter (Kinky Boots), Annaleigh Ashford (Kinky Boots), Stark Sands (Kinky Boots), Ann Harada (Cinderela), Santino Fontana (Cinderella), Adam Kaplan (Newsies), Ryan Steele (Newsies) and Janet Krupin (If/Then) talk about the upcoming production and the foundation.
Once on This Island will feature Erica Simone Barnett as Little Timoune, Aisha de Haas as Mama Euralie, Marisa Kennedy as Andrea, Tamika Lawerence as Erzulie, Gerry McIntyre as Tonton Julian and Stephanie Umoh as Asaka, who join the previously reported Kenita R. Miller as Timoune, Joe Aaron Reid as Daniel, Michael James Scott as Agwe and Andre Ward as Papa Ge with Jonathan Burke, Renee Veronica Freeman and Thaddeus McCants. The musical director is Jonathan Rose.
Tickets start at $45 and can be purchased through friendsintheater.com or by calling (212) 352-3101.
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