Tom Hewitt and Emily Skinner Among Cast of Kander and Ebb Revue The World Goes 'Round at Bucks County
By Michael Gioia
Tony Award nominees Tom Hewitt and Emily Skinner have been cast in Bucks County Playhouse's production of the John Kander and Fred Ebb revue The World Goes 'Round, which will begin performances June 27 in New Hope, PA.
Directed by Don Stephenson (The Producers, Rock of Ages), the cast includes Michelle Aravena (A Chorus Line, Jersey Boys), Janine DiVita (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Anything Goes), Hewitt (The Rocky Horror Show, The Lion King, Chicago), David Josefsberg (Grease, The Wedding Singer) and Skinner (Side Show, The Full Monty, Billy Elliot).
Performances will continue through July 21.
The World Goes 'Round, according to BCP, "celebrates the masterful song writing of John Kander and Fred Ebb. From Chicago and Cabaret to the The Rink and Kiss of the Spiderwoman, this musical revue follows five individuals as they experience love, drama, and music!" Songs featured include "All That Jazz," "Maybe this Time," "Mr. Cellophane" and "New York, New York."
"We launched our inaugural season in 2012 with A Grand Night for Singing, a Rodgers and Hammerstein revue, and we are thrilled to follow it up with The World Goes 'Round, by another iconic writing team and cast of incredible performers," said BCP producing director Jed Bernstein in a statement.
Other members of the creative team include Lorin Latarro (choreography), Phil Reno (music direction), Narelle Sissons (scenic design), Gregory A. Poplyk (costume design), Travis McHale (lighting design) and Matt Kraus (sound design).
The Bucks County Playhouse is located at 70 South Main Street in New Hope, PA. For more information and tickets, call (215) 862-2121 or visit BCPTheater.org.
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