The New Group has announced a two-week extension for the Off-Broadway revival of Sweet Charity starring two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster. The production, which will launch the company’s 2016-17 season in November, will now play through December 23.
Tickets for the show are available to the general public beginning today. Click here to purchase. Previews are set to begin November 2 prior to an official opening November 20 at The Pershing Square Signature Center.
The revival of Neil Simon, Cy Coleman and Dorothy Fields’ musical Sweet Charity will feature direction by Leigh Silverman and choreography by Joshua Bergasse.
Foster will star as Charity Hope Valentine (the part originated on Broadway by Gwen Verdon), the unlucky-in-love dance-hall hostess, along with Yesenia Ayala (Ensemble), Darius Barnes (Ensemble), James Brown III (Ensemble), Lori Ann Ferreri (Swing), Asmeret Ghebremichael (Nickie), Shuler Hensley (Oscar), Sasha Hutchings(Rosie / Ensemble), Donald Jones, Jr. (Ensemble), Nikka Graff Lanzarone (Ursula / Ensemble), Emily Padgett(Helene), Joel Perez (Herman / Vittorio / Daddy Brubeck) and Ryan Worsing (swing).
Additional casting will be announced.
The revival will feature scenic design by Derek McLane (Buried Child, Mercury Fur), costume design by Clint Ramos (Eclipsed, Violet), lighting design by Jeff Croiter (Peter and the Starcatcher, Mercury Fur), sound design by Leon Rothenberg (The Nance, Violet), orchestrations by Mary-Mitchell Campbell (Finding Neverland, Company) and music direction by Georgia Stitt (Avenue Q, Sweet Smell of Success). Production supervisor is Production Core. Production stage manager is Valerie A. Peterson. Casting is by Judy Henderson, CSA.
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Sweet Charity is presented by The New Group in association with Kevin McCollum.