Raise the Roof! Steven Pasquale and Brandon Victor Dixon Join Sutton Foster in Encores! Wild Party | Playbill

News Raise the Roof! Steven Pasquale and Brandon Victor Dixon Join Sutton Foster in Encores! Wild Party Steven Pasquale will star as the jealous Burrs in the Encores! Off-Center staging of Andrew Lippa's Wild Party, which will feature Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as Queenie. New casting also reveals that Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon has replaced Joshua Henry in the role of Black.

Steven Pasquale
Steven Pasquale

Set to run July 15-18 at City Center, Leigh Silverman will direct The Wild Party, with choreography by Sonya Tayeh.

In addition to Pasquale (The Bridges of Madison County, Carousel), Dixon (Motown) and Foster (Violet, Anything Goes), the cast will feature John Ellison Conlee (Murder Ballad, Full Monty) as Eddie, Kimiko Glenn ("Orange Is the New Black," Spring Awakening) as Mae, Ciara Renée (Pippin, Big Fish) as Kate and original Off-Broadway Hedwig star Miriam Shor as Madelaine True.

Pasquale made his New York Stage debut in the original 2000 production of The Wild Party for MTC Theatre. He understudied the role of Burrs.

The ensemble will be completed by Penelope Armstead-Williams, James Brown III, Rachel DeBenedet, Raymond J. Lee, Kenita Miller, Talene Monahon, Sydney Morton, Clifton Oliver, Charlie Pollock, Britton Smith, Ryan Steele and Samantha Sturm.

Lippa’s The Wild Party, adapted from the Jazz Age narrative poem by Joseph Moncure March, is "the story of one tragic, decadent night in a Manhattan apartment shared by Queenie (Sutton Foster) and her menacing lover, and the handsome stranger (Joshua Henry) who wants to lure her away."


All tickets begin at $25 and can be purchased at the New York City Center Box Office (West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues), through CityTix at (212) 581-1212, or online at NYCityCenter.org.

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