Keith Carradine Will Head West in Lerner and Loewe's Paint Your Wagon for Encores!

News   Keith Carradine Will Head West in Lerner and Loewe's Paint Your Wagon for Encores!
Tony Award nominee Keith Carradine and Alexandra Socha will co-star in the New York City Center Encores! staging of the 1951 Lerner and Loewe musical Paint Your Wagon, which will be presented March 18-22.

Directed by Marc Bruni (Beautiful) and choreographed by Denis Jones (Honeymoon in Vegas), Paint Your Wagon features music by Frederick Loewe and book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner.

Rob Berman is music director.

Carradine (The Will Rogers Follies, Hands on a Hardbody) and Socha (Fun Home Off-Broadway), will co-star as father and daughter in the production.

The cast will also feature Jenni Barber, Robert Creighton, Caleb Damschroder, Justin Guarini, Nathaniel Hackmann, Robyn Hurder, Melissa van der Schyff, Scott Wakefield, William Youmans, Darien Crago, Steve Czarnecki, Nicolas Davila, Casey Garvin, Shonica Gooden, Timothy Hughes, Naomi Kakuk, Justin Keyes, Jenny Laroche, Melissa Hunter McCann, Harris Milgrim, Kevin Munhall, Kristin Piro, Robbie Roby, Jason Simon, Kevin Vortmann, Nicholas Ward and Mikey Winslow.

Additional casting will be announced at a later date. Paint Your Wagon, according to Encores!, is "a rousing 1951 musical about a dreaming gold prospector (Carradine) whose daughter (Socha) finds gold—and love—changing their lives forever."

The musical, which preceded Lerner and Loewe's My Fair Lady and Camelot, opened on Broadway Nov. 12, 1951 and ran for 289 performances. Songs include "They Call the Wind Maria," "I Talk to the Trees" and "Wand'rin' Star."

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