Cass Morgan and Michael X. Martin Join Cast of Broadway's Bridges of Madison County
By Andrew Gans
Cass Morgan and Michael X. Martin have joined the cast of The Bridges of Madison County, the new musical based on the best-selling novel by Robert James Waller, which will begin previews Jan. 17, 2014, at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.
Morgan and Martin will play the roles of Marge and Charlie, the nosy neighbor and her husband to the Johnson family. They join the previously announced Kelli O’Hara, Steven Pasquale and Hunter Foster.
Morgan and Martin originated the roles of Marge and Charlie when the show played Williamstown Theatre Festival this past summer.
Directed by Bartlett Sher, opening night is set for Feb. 20.
Bridges features a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Marsha Norman and a score by Tony winner Jason Robert Brown. The romantic musical centers on a brief, four-day love affair between a National Geographic photographer and an Italian-American housewife in 1965 Iowa. Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep starred in the 1995 film adaptation.
The creative team includes Michael Yeargan (scenic design), Donald Holder (lighting design), Catherine Zuber (costume design), Jon Weston (sound design), Deborah Hecht (dialect coach) and Thomas Murray (music director).
The lead producers are Jeffrey Richards, Stacey Mindich and Jerry Frankel. They will be joined by Gutterman Chernoff, Hunter Arnold, Ken Davenport, Carl Daikeler, Michael DeSantis, Scott M. Delman, Aaron Priest, Red Mountain Theatre Company, Independent Presenters Network, Libby Adler Mages/Mari Stuart, Caiola Productions, Remmel Dickinson, David Lancaster, Bellanca Smigel Rutter, Mark S. Golub & David S. Golub, Will Trice, with Warner Bros Theatre Ventures and The Shubert Organization.
Tickets can be purchased at the box office of the Gerald Schoenfeld theatre, by visiting Telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200.
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