Off-Broadway's The Ark Musical Welcomes Two New Cast Members

News   Off-Broadway's The Ark Musical Welcomes Two New Cast Members
David Hess and Jenelle Lynn Randall have joined the cast of The Ark, the new Noah-themed musical beginning performances at Off-Broadway's 37 Arts Theatre Oct. 14.

They replace the previously announced Paul Harmon and Carla Hargrove, who have left the production due to scheduling conflicts.

The Ark has music by Michael McLean and book and lyrics by McLean and Kevin Kelly. Erik Orton and Karen Walter Goodwin are producing the show, and Ray Roderick (Prince and the Pauper, I Love a Piano and the national tour of The Music Man) will direct and choreograph.

Opening is Nov. 14. 37 Arts is at 450 W. 37th Street.

David Hess will play Noah in this musical retelling of the infamous floating community. His previous credits include Annie Get Your Gun (Broadway company), Ragtime (national tour and Paper Mill Playhouse), Dessa Rose at Lincoln Center Theater and Prodigal at The York Theatre.

Jenelle Lynn Randall portrays Egyptus, the wife of Noah's prodigal son, Ham. She previously starred in The Joys of Sex at The Variety Arts and All Shook Up on Broadway. The cast also includes Annie Golden (The Full Monty, Hair), Marie-France Arcilla, D.B Bonds (The Last Five Years, Les Miserables), Justin Brill (All Shook Up, Mamma Mia!), Julie Foldesi (Little Women), Jacquelyn Piro (Under the Bridge, Les Misérables, Miss Saigon), Chuck Ragsdale and Rob Sutton (We Will Rock You).

Tickets are $66.25. The Ark's performance schedule is Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday at 7 PM, Friday and Saturday at 8 PM, with matinees on Saturday and Sunday at 2 PM. Tickets can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster (212) 307-4100 or by going to

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