Understudies from Heights, West Side Story, 13 and Wicked Set for At This Performance

News   Understudies from Heights, West Side Story, 13 and Wicked Set for At This Performance
At This Performance, the ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway standbys and understudies, will continue March 22-23.
Jim Stanek
Jim Stanek

Presented by Musicals Tonight!, the 8 PM concerts will be held at Off-Broadway's McGinn/Cazale Theatre. Casting director Stephen DeAngelis will host the evenings, which will feature musical direction and piano accompaniment by Eugene Gwozdz.

Among the performers who will sing and share anecdotes about their experiences on March 22 are Mandy Bruno (understudy for the roles of Louise, Mazeppa, Electra, Tessie and Miss Cratchitt in Gypsy), Lisa Gajda (understudy for the role of Gladys Bumps in Pal Joey), Rob Gallagher (understudy for the role of Emile de Becque in South Pacific), Benjamin Howes (standby for the roles of Hunter and Jeff in [title of show]), Nicole Mangi (understudy for the role of Dainty June in Gypsy), Melissa Robinette (understudy for the roles of Betty Jean, Suzy and Cindy Lou in The Marvelous Wonderettes), Max Schneider (understudy for the roles of Brett, Malcolm, Simon and Rich in 13) and Laura Woyasz (standby for the role of Glinda in Wicked).

The March 23 line-up comprises Catherine Brunell (understudy for the role of Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins), Bradley Dean (standby for the role of Thomas Weaver in The Story of My Life), Matthew Hydzik (standby for the role of Tony in West Side Story), Marcus Paul James (understudy for the role of Benny in In the Heights), Emily Morales (understudy for the role of Liat in South Pacific), Nicole Orth-Pallavicini (understudy for the role of Vera Simpson in Pal Joey), Richard Roland (standby for the roles of El Gallo, Bellomy and Hucklebee in The Fantasticks) and Jim Stanek (standby for the role of Alvin Kelby in The Story of My Life).

The McGinn/Cazale Theatre is located at 2162 Broadway, Broadway at 76th Street on the 3rd Floor. Tickets, priced $20, are available by calling (212) 868-4444 or by visiting www.smarttix.com.

For more information visit www.musicalstonight.org.

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