By Andrew Gans
15 Mar 2014
Written, directed and choreographed by former Rockettes Mary Six Rupert and Karyn Tomczak, Rockette History II is, press notes state, an original musical revue that "tells the history of the precision dance line founded in 1925 by choreographer Russell Markert, inspired by The Tiller Girls in The Ziegfeld Follies of 1922, and their evolution from their early beginnings as The Missouri Rockets to the Roxyettes to the now legendary Rockettes."
The cast features Tony nominee Carol Lawrence as well as twin sisters Katherine Corp and Kimberly Corp, Ann Cooley, Ashley Fife, Madeline Jayne, Mary Kane, Jean Marie Lutz, Setsuko Maruhashi, Dottie Belle Meyman, Mary Six Rupert, Karyn Tomczak, Michelle Vivona, Eileen Woods and The Western Carolina University Dancers & Singers.
The production has musical direction by Mark York.
The Miller Theater at Columbia University is located at 116th Street and Broadway. Tickets are $25 for the general public and $15 for students and Ziegfeld Society members and can be purchased on line at theziegfeldsociety.com or by calling The Miller Theater box office at (212) 854-7799.