Jekyll & Hyde, With Cut Wildhorn Songs, Begins Tonight; Hands on a Hardbody's Bart Shatto Stars

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18 Jun 2014

Bart Shatto
Bart Shatto

Surflight Theatre presents Jekyll & Hyde, as part of its 65th anniversary season, June 18-July 6 in Beach Haven, NJ. 

Bart Shatto, who was last seen on Broadway in Hands on a Hardbody, stars in the dual title roles under the direction of Norb Joerder.

The Surflight production also features Lianne Marie Dobbs as Lucy, Whitney Winfield as Emma Carew, Charles West as John Utterson and Tom Treadwell as Sir Danvers Carew with Amanda Fannon, Tom DeMichele (Spider/Lord Savage), Jacob January, Morgan McCann (Simon Stride), Brian Martin, Amelia Millar, Ryan PJ Mulholland, Tom Orr (Lord Glossop), Grant Snuffer, Kelly Swint and Janet Wiggins.

Conceived for the stage by Tony and Grammy nominee Frank Wildhorn and Steve Cuden, the four-time Tony-nominated musical Jekyll & Hyde features a book and lyrics by two-time Oscar winner, Emmy winner and four-time Tony Award nominee Leslie Bricusse and music by Wildhorn.

Surflight's production includes two songs previously cut from the score that composer Wildhorn gave his permission to use, "Reflections - Jekyll's Soliloquy" and "The World Has Gone Insane," which Shatto will sing.

The production features scenic design by Steven Lee Burright and Gateway Playhouse, costume design by Stacey Jeungling, lighting design by Benjamin Weill and sound design by Mark Keeler. Amy Hadam is the production stage manager. 



Surflight Theatre is located at 201 Engleside Avenue in Beach Haven, NJ. For more information and tickets, call (609) 492-9477 or visit at Surflight.org.