Carolyn Mignini, Heather MacRae and Anastasia Barzee Cast in I Married Wyatt Earp Off-Broadway
By Adam Hetrick
Carolyn Mignini, Heather MacRae and Anastasia Barzee will appear in the Off-Broadway production of I Married Wyatt Earp, the new musical about women on the American frontier, which will play 59E59 Theaters in May.
Inspired by the collected memoirs of Josephine Sarah Marcus Earp, which were edited by Glenn G. Boyer, the musical has a book by Thomas Edward West and Sheilah Rae, lyrics by Rae, and music by Michele Brourman.
A co-production between the Prospect Theater Company and New York Theatre Barn, I Married Wyatt Earp will be directed by Cara Reichel for a May 20-June 12 run.
Mignini (Tintypes, Fiddler on the Roof) will star as Josephine Marcus Earp, with MacRae (Hair, Falsettos, A Catered Affair) as Allie Earp and Barzee (Urinetown, Jekyll & Hyde, Miss Saigon) as Mattie Earp. The cast will also feature Mishaela Faucher (Once Upon a Time in New Jersey) as young Josie Marcus, Stephanie Palumbo as Young Allie and Carol Linnea Johnson (Mamma Mia, The Full Monty) as Bess Earp.
Completing the cast are Cara Massey (Legally Blonde), Ariela Morgenstern (Adding Machine), Karla Mosley (Expatriate), Tina Stafford (Illyria) and Erin Wilhelmi.
Here's how I Married Wyatt Earp is billed: "Young Josie Marcus is nothing like the girls back home. Passionate and fearless, she leaves behind her upper class Jewish family for the adventure of Tombstone, Arizona—home of legendary lawman Wyatt Earp. Eleven gutsy women give voice to the untold story of the American frontier in this compelling new musical."
Designing Wyatt Earp are Ann Bartek (scenic design), Ryan J. Moller (costume design), Jorge Arroyo (lighting design) and Andy Leviss (sound design). The music director is Remy Kurs.
For tickets phone (212) 279-4200 or visit 59E59Theaters.
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