Bingo: Jessica-Snow Wilson to join cast
Jessica-Snow Wilson will join the cast of Bingo on the 2 Jan 2006 playing the role of Alice. Ms Wilson will replace Beth Malone who in January is set to begin rehearsals for the upcoming Broadway production of Ring of Fire.
Jessica-Snow Wilson originated the role of Marcella in Broadwayï¿½s Good Vibrations and recently starred as Audrey opposite Joey Fatone in the revival of Little Shop of Horrors. Snowï¿½s other Broadway credits include Les Misï¿½rables (Eponine), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Philia s/b), and the Encores! production of Hair (Crissy).
Bingo also stars Klea Blackhurst (Bernice/Joan), Chevi Colton (Minnie), Liz Larsen (Honey), Liz McCartney (Vern), Janet Metz (Patsy) and Patrick Ryan Sullivan (Sam/Frank).
Bingo is a new musical comedy that opened at the Theatre at St Luke's on the 7 Nov 2005, following previews from the 24 Oct 2005. The show is currently booking to the 12 Mar 2006.
In this environmental musical comedy, the audience gets to join in the Bingo game at Hamerin Countyï¿½s St. Lukeï¿½s Church basement, where they will meet, among others, Vern, Honey and Patsy: three pals that have driven through Hurricane Dora in the name of their weekly obsession. In between the number calling, strange rituals and fierce competitions, love blossoms and estranged friends reunite, sending everyone home a winner.
Bingo has book by Michael Heitzman and Ilene Reid, with lyrics and music by Michael Heitzman, Ilene Reid and David Holcenberg. The musical is directed by Thomas Caruso and as choreography by Lisa Stevens.
Bingo has scenic design by Eric Renschler; costume design by Carol Brys; lighting design by John Viesta and sound design by Lewis Mead. The musical features orchestrations by Steve Bishop.
Bingo had its world premiere production in 2001 at the Hermosa Beach Playhouse, with subsequent productions at the Ordway Center of the Performing Arts in Minnesota in 2001 and the Adirondack Theatre Festival in 2003.
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