Head Over Heels' Alexandra Socha to Star in Annie Get Your Gun at Bay Street

Regional News   Head Over Heels' Alexandra Socha to Star in Annie Get Your Gun at Bay Street
Sarna Lapine will direct the production, which will incorporate elements from Dorothy Fields’ original script.
Alexandra Socha Marc J. Franklin

Recent Head Over Heels cast member Alexandra Socha, who also created the role of Medium Alison in the Public Theater world premiere of Fun Home, will star as sharp shooter Annie Oakley opposite Matt Saldivar (Bernhardt/Hamlet, Honeymoon in Vegas) as as Frank Butler in Bay Street Theater's upcoming mainstage production of Annie Get Your Gun. Performances will run July 30–August 25 at the Sag Harbor, New York, venue.

Sarna Lapine, director of the London-bound revival of Sunday in the Park With George, will direct the new production of the Irving Berlin classic, which incorporates elements from book writer Dorothy Fields’ original script to approach Oakley's story as a female trailblazer in a modern way.

The 1946 musical features music and lyrics by Berlin, with a book co-written by Dorothy and Herbert Fields.

READ: Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford to Star in London Sunday in the Park With George

The cast will also feature Jennifer Sanchez as Dolly Tate, Jonathan Joss as Sitting Bull, George Abud as Charlie, Isa Mooney as Jessie, Meaghan McInnes as Nellie, Oge Agulé as Pawnee Bill, Orville Mendoza as Buffalo Bill, Stephen Lee Anderson as Foster Wilson, and Will Hantz as Little Jake.

Rounding out the ensemble are Aidan Ziegler- Hansen, Allison Marie Walsh, Davis MacLeod Haines, Erica Spyres, and Kara Mikula.

The creative team includes Sarah O’Gleby (choreography), Mikiko Suzuki MacAdams (set design), Andy Einhorn (music direction), Jiyoun Chang (lighting design), Valérie Thérèse Bart (costume design), Jane Shaw (sound design), Elizabeth Printz (wig, hair and makeup design), Andrew Diaz (props design), Jane Pole (stage manager) and Binder Casting (casting).

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