Understudies from Once, Leap of Faith, Book of Mormon, Nice Work, Porgy Will Stand in the Spotlight
By Andrew Gans
At This Performance, the ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway standbys and understudies, will continue May 7.
Presented by Musicals Tonight!, the 7 PM concert will be held at Off-Broadway's The Lion Theatre. Casting director Stephen DeAngelis will host the evening, which will feature musical direction and piano accompaniment by Eugene Gwozdz.
Among the performers who will sing and share anecdotes about their experiences are Abby Church (understudy for the role of Rosemary Pilkingon in How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying), Erica Dorfler (understudy for the role of Felicia Farrell in Memphis), Michelle Duffy (understudy for the roles of Marla McGowan and Sam Nightingale in Leap of Faith), Lavon Fisher-Wilson (standby for the role of Hetaira in Lysistrata Jones), Asmeret Ghebremichael (understudy for the role of Nabalungi in The Book of Mormon), David Hughey (understudy for the roles of Sporting Life, Jake and Robbins in The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess), Corey Mach (understudy for all Male roles in Godspell), Stephanie Martignetti (understudy for the role of Billie Bendix in Nice Work If You Can Get It), Nic Rouleau (standby for the role of Elder Price in The Book of Mormon), Libby Servais (understudy for the roles of Lysistrata Jones, Robin, Myrrhine and Lampito in Lysistrata Jones), Nathaniel Stampley (understudy for the roles of Porgy and Crown in The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess) and Erikka Walsh (understudy for the role of The Girl in Once).
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.
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