Understudies from Newsies, Bring It On, Into the Woods, Chaplin, Nice Work and More Will Stand in the Spotlight
By Andrew Gans
At This Performance, the ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway standbys and understudies, will continue Oct. 21.
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 Nikki Bohne (standby for the roles of Campbell, Eva, Skylar and Kylar in Bring It On: The Musical), Justin Bowen (understudy for the role of Charlie Chaplin in Chaplin), Victoria Elizabeth Clark (understudy for the roles of Little Red Riding Hood, Stepsister, Cinderella’s Sister and Rapunzel in Into the Woods), Mike Faist (understudy for the role of Jack Kelly in Newsies), Cooper Grodin (understudy for the roles of Cinderella’s Prince and the Wolf in Into the Woods), Alison Luff (understudy for the role of Molly Jensen in Ghost), Johnny Newcomb (understudy for the roles of Jack and the Steward in Into the Woods), Zachary Prince (understudy for the roles of David Gamble and Warren Smith in On a Clear Day You Can See Forever), Laura Shoop (understudy for the role of the Baker’s Wife in Into the Woods), Jennifer Smith (standby for the roles of Duchess Estonia Dulworth and Millicent Winter in Nice Work If You Can Get It), Laurie Veldeheer (understudy for the role of Katherine in Newsies) and Eric R. Williams (understudy for the roles of Cinderella’s Prince and Rapunzel’s Prince in Into the Woods).
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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