PHOTO CALL: Raul Aranas and Anthea Neri Star in National Asian Artists Project's Production of Oliver!
By Krissie Fullerton
13 Jun 2014
The National Asian Artists Project presents the classic Lionel Bart musical Oliver! as part of the company's Re-Discover Series June 5-7 at The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre inside The Pershing Square Signature Center.
The cast features Raul Aranas as Fagin, Anthea Neri as Nancy, Bonale Zohn Fambrini as Oliver, Whit Lee as The Artful Dodger, Scott Watanabe as Mr. Bumble, Mel Sagrado Maghuyop as Bill Sikes, David Shih as Mr. Sowerberry, Tony Romero as Dr. Grimwig, Connor Johnston as Noah Claypole, John Haggerty as Mr. Brownlow, Virginia Wing as Mrs. Bedwin, Cindy Cheung as Widow Corney, Kendyl Ito as Bet/Old Sally, Fay Ann Lee as Mrs. Sowerberry and Rebecca Lee Lerman as Charlotte Sowerberry.
Rounding out the ensemble are Whit Lee, John Yi, Allen "Lucky" Weaver, Jeffrey Wei, Rommel Pierre O'Choa, Loresa Lanceta, Robyn DeGuzman, Shoba Narayanan and Jung Kim. Fagin's Gang is comprised of Matthew Chan, Sarah Chiu, Zoe Eng, Emerson Fok, Justin Lai, Derek Lee, Isabel Ma, Stanley Ng, Eden Rolle and Phoebe Young, and the Orphans are James Ignacio, Michelle Lu, Selina Ng, David Ning, Julia Rosenburg, Kirsten Shyu, Emily Gu Siegel, Aaron Zheng and Tina Zheng.
NAAP presents the London version of the show, under the direction of Steven Eng and choreographer Baayork Lee.