Come From Away Tony Nominee Jenn Colella to Star in Peter Pan

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Colella will take on the title role as part of Pittsburgh CLO's Summer Season, joining a roster that also includes Ace Young in Rock of Ages.
Jenn Colella Marc J. Franklin

Jenn Colella, currently on Broadway in a Tony-nominated performance as Beverley Bass in Come From Away, will play the boy who won't grow up in Peter Pan this summer. The Mark Charlap and Carolyn Leigh musical is part of Pittsburgh CLO's 2019 Summer Season, which also includes Grease, Oklahoma!, Rock of Ages, and Once.

Colella (also seen in If/Then and Chaplin) will be joined by Charles Shaughnessy (The Nanny, The Magicians) as Captain Hook. Performances, under the direction of Patti Columbo (who also choreographs), will run July 12–21 at the Benedum Center. Also announced to take the stage at the Pennsylvania venue is Ace Young (American Idol, Hair), who will play Stacee Jaxx in Rock of Ages, directed by Scott Weinstein and choreographed by Stephanie Klemons, July 23–28.

Grease kicks off the roster June 7–16, with Barry Ivan serving as director and choreographer. Director Gontee Kiehn and choreogrpaher Mark Esposito will collaborate on Oklahoma! June 21–30. Once On This Island and Magic Mike choreographer Camille A. Brown joins director J. Michael Zygo to round out the season with Once July 30–August 4.

Additional casting will be announced later.

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