Lexington's 42nd Street Casts Its Julian Marsh, Billy Lawlor, Peggy Sawyer Plus a Tony-Winning Dorothy Brock

News   Lexington's 42nd Street Casts Its Julian Marsh, Billy Lawlor, Peggy Sawyer Plus a Tony-Winning Dorothy Brock Casting has been announced for the Lexington Theatre Company's inaugural production, the Tony-winning musical 42nd Street, which will play the Kentucky venue July 23-26 at the Lexington Opera House.

Karen Ziemba will head the cast as Dorothy Brock with Matthew Shepard as Julian Marsh, Nicolas Dromard as Billy Lawlor and Darien Crago as Peggy Sawyer.

The cast will be rounded out by college students from across the country as well as some of Lexington’s favorite local talents. Featured actors include Robert Parks Johnson (Abner Dillon), Michael Sheehy (Bert Barry), Rachel Marie Snyder (Maggie Jones), Justin Ostergard (Pat Denning), Sarah Shelton (Anytime Annie), Megan McLaughlin (Lorraine Fleming), Casey Wenger-Schulman (Phyllis Dale) and William Linder (Mac) with ensemble members Caleb Dicke, Nathan Fister, Phillip Anthony Giandiletti, James Harvener, Alex John Johnson, Tyler Johnson-Campion, Ryan Lambert, Brianna Latrash, Elizabeth McGuire, Elise Mestichelli, Alexander H. Miller, Fiona Mowbray and Michelle Orren.

The new theatre company will present the 2001 revival version, featuring choreography by Randy Skinner, recreated and adapted by Mary Giattino. 42nd Street will be directed by artistic director Lyndy Franklin and producing director Jeromy Smith with musical direction by Bradley Vieth. Brock Terry serves as resident music associate, and the Equity production stage manager is Emily F. McMullen.

Sets (designed by Bruce Brockman) and costumes (designed by Debbie Roberts) are being rented from Music Theatre Wichita. Tanya Harper is the lighting designer, and the sound designer is John Ferguson. Joseph D. Sibley is the wardrobe coordinator with wig designs by Kurt Alger. UK Theatre’s Tony Hardin serves as production coordinator. Gretchen Shoot is the stage manager with Abby Schroering as assistant stage manager.

For ticket information visit Lexingtontheatrecompany.org.