Everett Bradley Is Set to Swing! at the North Shore Beginning Sept. 21

News   Everett Bradley Is Set to Swing! at the North Shore Beginning Sept. 21
Everett Bradley, who starred in the 1999 Broadway musical Swing!, heads the cast of the North Shore Music Theatre's production of the Tony nominated musical, which begins performances Sept. 21.

Bradley joins Stacia Fernandez, Rick Hilsabeck, Davis Kirby and Erica Piccinnini for the dance musical, which plays the Massachusetts Theatre through Oct. 10. Richard Stafford directs and choreographs the company, which also features Matthew Bedell, Beverly Durand, Mark Eckstein, Parker Esse, Anya Fuchs, Benito Garcia, Michelle Goudette, Kitty Skillman Hilsabeck, Bernard Jackson, Jennifer Jones, Jason Marquette, Pamela Otterson, Mahri Relin and Jonathan Stahl.

The creative team for Swing! comprises Milton Granger (music director), Howard Jones (scenic designer), Jay Woods (costume designer), Kendall Smith (lighting designer), Gerard Kelly (wig designer), John A. Stone (sound designer), Erik E. Hedblom (production stage manager) and Matt Schreiber (casting).

Swing! features the music of Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Benny Goodman, Count Basie and Jerome Kern. A host of dance styles are also part of the evening, including Jive, Latin Swing, Lindy Hop and Hip-Hop Swing. The original Broadway production played 461 regular performances and 43 previews at the St. James Theatre.

Everett Bradley made his Broadway debut in Swing! and also starred Off-Broadway in the long-running sensation Stomp. He topped the European charts with his dance classic "I Luv U Baby," and his debut solo recording is entitled "As Ever It Is."

The North Shore Music Theatre is located in Beverly, MA at 62 Dunham Road. Call (978) 232-7200 for more information or visit the theatre on line at www.nsmt.org.

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