A Chorus Line will hit New York in the City Center 75th Anniversary gala presentation of the 1975 Tony-winning Best Musical. The production, directed by original co-choreographer Bob Avian and choreographed by original cast member Baayork Lee, will kick off with a November 14 gala performance honoring City Center board member Stacy Bash-Polley. Additional performances will run November 15–18. Click here for tickets.
Playbill got a glimpse of as the cast rehearsed the infamous “Montage” and spoke to Avian, Lee, and members of the cast about what makes A Chours Line, and this production of Michael Bennett’s musical, so special.
Tony Yazbeck will take on the role of director Zach, with Robyn Hurder as Cassie, Eddie Gutierrez as Paul, Tara Kostmayer as Diana, and Leigh Zimmerman as Sheila. Joining them are Kate Bailey as Kristine, Callan Bergmann as Frank, Natalie Bourgeois as Lois, Tommy Bracco as Mike, Wesley Ian Cappiello as Roy, Max Clayton as Don, Aaron Patrick Craven as Butch, Sara Esty as Maggie, Emily Franch as Vicki, David Grindrod as Mark, Jolina Javier as Connie, Jay Armstrong Johnson as Bobby, Denis Lambert as Greg, J. Elaine Marcos as Val, Melanie Moore as Judy, Jenna Nicole Schoen as Tricia, Joseph J. Simeone as Al, Ahmad Simmons as Tom, Ryan Steele as Larry, Naomi C. Walley as Bebe, and Anthony Wayne as Richie. Swings are Francine Espiritu and Joseph Fierberg.
Tony Yazbeck has been a special guest performer on Playbill's Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Cabins are now on sale for Playbill’s Broadway on the Rhône River 2 cruise April 7–14, 2019, featuring Melissa Errico, Rebecca Luker, Marc Kudisch, and Seth Rudetsky, and Broadway in Bordeaux With Michael Feinstein September 1–9, 2019, with other celebrity guests to be announced! Call Playbill Travel for tickets at 866-455-6789 or visit PlaybillTravel.com.