Understudies From Follies, Sister Act, Spider-Man, Anything Goes Stand in the Spotlight Oct. 30

By Andrew Gans
October 30, 2011

At This Performance, the ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway standbys and understudies, continues Oct. 30.



Presented by Musicals Tonight!, the 7 PM concert will be held at Off-Broadway's The Lion Theatre. Casting director Stephen DeAngelis hosts the evening, which features musical direction and piano accompaniment by Eugene Gwozdz.

Among the performers who will sing and share anecdotes about their experiences are Chris Bohannon (understudy for the role of Joey in Sister Act), Josh Franklin (understudy for the roles of Billy Crocker and Lord Evelyn Oakleigh in Anything Goes), Alan H. Green (understudy for the roles of Curtis Jackson and Eddie Souther in Sister Act), Mary Michael Patterson (understudy for the role of Hope Harcourt in Anything Goes), Trisha Rapier (understudy for the role of Mother Superior in Sister Act), Jessica Sheridan (understudy for the roles of Stella Deems, Heidi Schiller, Hattie Walker, Carlotta Campion, Dee Dee West and Sandra Crane in Follies), Lael Van Keuren (understudy for the roles of Sister Mary Robert, Tina and Michelle in Sister Act) and Laura Beth Wells (understudy for the roles of Aunt May and Mrs. Gribrock in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark).

The Lion Theatre is located at 410 West 42nd Street. Tickets, priced $25, are available by calling (212) 239-6200 or by visiting the box office.

For more information visit www.musicalstonight.org.