Betsy Wolfe and Judy McLane will co-star in an October 22 reading of Nancy Drew: The Musical from writers Jeremy Desmon and Jeff Thomson. Lorin Latarro (Waitress) will direct the musical based on the series about the 16-year-old sleuth who inspired generations of women.
McLane will play Nancy Drew with Wolfe cast as her daughter, Diana Nickerson. Set aboard a cruise ship, the musical finds Drew in her later years as she faces her life’s biggest mystery: her own family.
The cast will also feature Fred Gandy (The Love Boat), Megan Dwinell, Katie Boren (Avenue Q), Andy Kelso (Kinky Boots), David Hess (Sunset Boulevard), Jillian Gottlieb (Damages), Jamie LaVerdiere (Motown), T.J. Mannix (Blank: The Musical), Russell Fischer (Jersey Boys), Dan Sharkey (The Bridges of Madison County), Larry Owens (Gigantic), Marissa Rosen (R.R.R.E.D.), John Battagliese, (Hairspray), and Maria Failla (Cats).