By Michael Gioia
11 Apr 2014
Directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell) and choreographed by Kelli Barclay, performances continue through June 21. Opening night is set for April 30.
The cast includes David Beach (Mamma Mia!, Urinetown, Moon Over Buffalo) as Applegate, Angel Reda (Chicago) as Lola, Stephen Mark Lukas (The Book of Mormon) as Joe Hardy, James Judy (Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Into the Woods) as Joe Boyd, Ann Arvia (Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast, Les Misérables) as Meg Boyd, Ron Wisniski (Something's Afoot, Me and My Girl, Finian's Rainbow) as Coach Van Buren, Lora Lee Gayer (Follies) as Gloria, Kristine Zbornik (A Catered Affair) as Sister and Allyce Beasley (La Cage aux Folles) as Doris.
Rounding out the cast are Joven Calloway, Ryan Cavanaugh, Sean Ewing (West Side Story), Steve Geary (Contact, Aida, Miss Saigon, Cats), Timothy Hughes (Chaplin), Danny Lindgren, Michael Mendez (Chaplin), Alfie Parker Jr. (South Pacific) and Victor J. Wisehart. The swings are Colin Scott Cahill and Vanessa Dunleavy.
Damn Yankees is based on the novel "The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant" by Douglass Wallop and features words and music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, a book by George Abbott and Wallop and a book adaptation for the Red Sox version by Tony Award winner DiPietro.
Other members of the creative team include scenic designer Adrian W. Jones, costume designer David C. Woolard, lighting designer Brian Tovar, sound designer Jay Hilton, music director Michael O'Flaherty and assistant music director William J. Thomas. Orchestrations are provided by Dan DeLange.
Damn Yankees is produced for Goodspeed Musicals by Michael P. Price.
For more information and tickets, call (860) 873-8668 or visit Goodspeed.org.