PHOTO CALL: Klea Blackhurst, Jessica Grové, Seán Martin Hingston Star in Mufti Happy Hunting
By Krissie Fullerton
Klea Blackhurst, Jessica Grové, Seán Martin Hingston and more star in The York Theatre Company' production of Happy Hunting — part of the Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti Series — which will be presented March 15-17 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's.
Directed by David Glenn Armstrong and with music direction by David Andrews Rogers, the cast will feature Klea Blackhurst, Janine DiVita, Joy Franz, Jessica Grové, Seán Martin Hingston, Michael McCormick, Heather Parcells, Andrew Samonsky, Eric Sciotto, Michael Sharon and Lynne Wintersteller.
Happy Hunting has a book by Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse, lyrics by Matt Dubey and music by Harold Karr. The musical was originally a star vehicle written for Ethel Merman.
"When Liz Livingstone — rich, widowed Philadelphia hostess with a heart of gold — perceives a snub at the Grace Kelly-Prince Rainier 'Wedding of the Year' in Monaco, she single-mindedly sets out to snare an even more impressively titled husband for her daughter," according to press notes. "Things get predictably complicated when she succeeds and then promptly falls for her intended son-in-law herself. Meanwhile, the bride-to-be only has eyes for the society lawyer, and Liz’s dashing Duke turns out to be very possibly penniless."
Here's a look at the cast of Happy Hunting:
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