Colella, who headlined Broadway's High Fidelity and the Off-Broadway production of Beebo Brinker Chronicles, stars as the gun-toting sharpshooter Annie Oakley opposite "Days of Our Lives" veteran Matt Ashford as Frank Butler.
Pittsburgh CLO presents the 1999 Tony Award-winning version of the Irving Berlin-Herbert & Dorothy Fields musical that features a revised book by the late Peter Stone. Annie Get Your Gun will run July 22-Aug. 3.
The Pittsburgh CLO company also features Paula Leggett Chase (Curtains) as Dolly Tate, Joel Blum (Steel Pier) as Charlie Davenport, Patrick Boll (Faith Healer) as Buffalo Bill, Tim Brady (Forbidden Broadway: SVU) as Pawnee Bill, Orville Mendoza (Adrift In Macao) as Sitting Bull and Savannah Wise (Les Miserables) as Winnie Tate.
Completing the cast of Annie Get Your Gun are Andrew Cao, Sidney Popielarcheck, Michelle Coben, Ben Nadler, Zachary Berger, Callan Bergmann, Ward Billeisen, Ashley Blanchet, Kyle Brown, Kaitlyn Davidson, Yurel Echezarreta, Steffi Garrard, Alexa Glover, Tracy Groth, Freddie Kimmel, Scott Larsen, Stephanie Maloney, Gabrielle McClinton, Mary Michael Patterson, Justin Peebles, Lisa Rumbauskas, Ahmad Simmons and Cary Tedder.
Charles Repole (Encores! Call Me Madam) directs the production that includes choreography by John MacInnis (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and musical direction by Tom Helm. Lighting design is by John McLain and Scott Nelson, with Daniel L. Bello serving as production stage manager. For tickets to Annie Get Your Gun visit www.pittsburghCLO.org or call (412) 456-6666.