"Smash" Star Andy Mientus Cast In ABC Family's "Chasing Life"
26 Sep 2013
"Smash" star Andy Mientus has joined the cast of ABC Family's "Chasing Life," according to TVLine.com.
Mientus will play the character Jackson in the drama that follows aspiring journalist April (Italia Ricci) after she learns she has cancer. "Chasing Life" was formerly titled "Terminales."
Mientus' stage credits include Off-Broadway's Carrie, the national tour of Spring Awakening and the New York Musical Theatre Festival production of Shine! Mientus also played Mark in a 2011 production of Rent for Pioneer Theatre Company in Salt Lake City, UT, and appeared in NYMF's Crazy, Just Like Me.
The cast of "Chasing Life" also includes Augusto Aguilera, Mary Page Keller, Aisha Dee, Richard Brancatisano, Haley Ramm and Abhi Sinha.
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!