Rodgers and Hart's Too Many Girls Will Get Texas Revival With Original Charts; Casting Announced

News   Rodgers and Hart's Too Many Girls Will Get Texas Revival With Original Charts; Casting Announced
Lyric Stage of Irving, TX, will produce the Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart classic Too Many Girls, featuring such standards as "You're Nearer" and "I Didn't Know What Time It Was," beginning April 26.

Drew Aber
Drew Aber

Featuring a book by George Marion, Jr., music by Rodgers and lyrics by Hart, Too Many Girls premiered on Broadway on Broadway in 1939 at the Imperial Theatre. The Lyric Stage production will feature the original Hans Spialek orchestrations and Hugh Martin's original vocal arrangements.

The production will be directed and choreographed by Ann Nieman with music direction by Jay Dias. Performances are scheduled for April 26, 27 and 28 and May 2, 3, 4 and 5.

The cast will feature Drew Aber, Mary McElree, John Campione, America Barcenas, Daron Cockerell, Michael Whitney, Tanner Hanley, James Williams, Jon Morehouse, Jonathan Bragg, Carlee Cagle, Maranda Harrison, Cathy Pritchett, Joseph Holt, Emily Ford, Colleen LeBleau, Jessica Lemmons, Mallory Michaelann, Jessica Taylor, Lexie Showalter, Katie Moyes Williams, Brendon Gallagher, David Ray, Dominic Pecikonis, Dustin Simington, Johnny Lee, Parker Fitzgerald, Peter DiCesare and Zak Reynolds.

According to Lyric Stage, "The light-as-a-feather plotline finds four Ivy League football players hired by the wealthiest man in America to escort his daughter to Pottawatomie College. The girls far outnumber the boys on campus, which is sheer joy for the four 'protectors.' Complications arise when one of the boys falls for the heiress, thus violating the 'anti-romantic”' clause of his contract with her father."

Too Many Girls will have scenic design by Randel Wright, costume design by Drenda Lewis, lighting design by Julie Simmons and sound design by Bill Eickenloff.

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