Full cast announced for Promises, Promises
Full casting has been announced for the first Broadway revival of Promises, Promises, starring Sean Hayes as 'Chuck Baxter,' and Kristin Chenoweth as 'Fran Kubelik.'
The cast also features Tony Goldwyn as 'J.D. Sheldrake,' Tony Award winner Katie Finneran as 'Marge MacDougall' and Tony Award winner Dick Latessa as 'Dr. Dreyfuss.'
They lead a cast of 27 that includes Brooks Ashmanskas as 'Mr. Dobitch,' Peter Benson as 'Mr. Kirkeby,' Sean Martin Hingston as 'Mr. Eichelberger,' Ken Land as 'Jesse Vanderhof,' and features Cameron Adams, Ashley Amber, Helen Anker, Nathan Balser, Wendi Bergamini, Nikki Renee Daniels, Sarah Jane Everman, Chelsea Krombach, Keith Kuhl, Matt Loehr, Mayumi Miguel, Brian O'Brien, Sarah O'Gleby, Adam Perry, Megan Sikora, Matt Wall, Ryan Watkinson and Kristen Beth Williams.
Promises, Promises, book By Neil Simon, music by Burt Bacharach and lyrics by Hal David, opens at the Broadway Theatre on 25 Apr 2010, following previews from 28 Mar and is booking through to 2 Dec 2010.
Promises, Promises marks Tony and Emmy Award winner Rob Ashford's Broadway debut as director/choreographer.
Promises, Promises tells the story of the Consolidated Life Insurance Company and Chuck Baxter, one of its charming young employees. In an effort to advance at the company, Chuck lends executives his apartment for their extramarital romantic trysts. But things become slightly complicated when Fran Kubelik, the object of Chuck's affection, becomes the mistress of one of his executives.
The score to Promises, Promises contains the 1969 Grammy award winning song "I'll Never Fall in Love Again."
The musical features scenic design by Scott Pask, costume design by Bruce Pask, lighting design by Donald Holder and sound design by Brian Ronan.
The original production of Promises, Promises debuted on Broadway in 1968 at the Shubert Theatre and ran for 1,268 performances through 1 Jan 1972. The production was nominated for eight Tony awards, winning for Best Actor in a Musical (Jerry Orbach) and Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Marian Mercer). The original cast recording was honored with a Grammy Award in 1969.
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