New York CIty Center has now announced complete casting for the upcoming Encores! production of I Married an Angel, which will play its Mainstage from March 20 to 24, 2019. Joining New York City Ballet principal dancer Sara Mearns (as The Angel) will be (in alphabetical order) Phillip Attmore (as Peter Mueller), Max Baker (as General Lucash), Mark Evans (as Count Willy Palaffi), Ann Harada (as Duchess of Holstein-Kuloff), Tony Award winner Nikki M. James (as Countess Peggy Palaffi), Hayley Podschun (as Anna Murphy), and Tom Robbins (as Harry Mischka Szigetti).
I Married an Angel, now revived as an Encores! production at New York City Center, has that ebullient, slightly fairy tale charm that characterizes Depression-era musicals. It is, just as the title says, the story of a man who marries an angel. Disappointed in love Count Willy Palaffi (Mark Evans) resists his sister Peggy’s (Nikki M.