"42nd Street will be sweeter than ever when Kandi arrives in January,” said the show’s producer, Tom D’Angora, in a statement. “She’s a quadruple threat: a television personality, award winning singer-songwriter, record producer and actress!”
“I am thrilled to join the cast of NEWSical The Musical,” added Burruss. “Having just come off of my own musical production, NEWSical The Musical furthers my journey in entertainment to, simultaneously, do more of what I love: act and sing.”
Rick Crom is the show’s creator and writer. Mark Waldrop directs. Rounding out the creative team are Ed Goldschneider (music director), Jason Courson (set designer), Chadd Mcmillan (costumes) and Krystal Roccaro (stage manager).
Theatre Row is located at 410 West 42nd Street. Tickets, priced $90 - $110, can be purchased through Telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200 or (800) 432-7250.
For performance schedule and more information, visit www.NEWSicalthemusical.com.