UnsungMusicalsCo. Inc. (www.UnsungMusicals.org) presents a new production of the hit 1948 musical revue Make Mine Manhattan beginning performances March 1. The limited three-week engagement will play through March 17 at the Connelly Theatre (220 East 4th Street), opening March 4. Get a first look below!
With sketches and lyrics by Arnold B. Horwitt (Plain and Fancy, "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis") and music by Emmy Award winner Richard Lewine ("Cinderella", "My Name is Barbra"), this new production is directed by UMC artistic director Ben West (Gatsby, How Now, Dow Jones, Platinum).
The production will feature the talents of Nicolas Dromard (Wicked, Mary Poppins), Nadine Isenegger (42nd Street, Pal Joey), Dennis O'Bannion (White Christmas), Greg Reuter (Spamalot, Shrek), Gabrielle Ruiz (In the Heights, A Chorus Line), LaQuet Sharnell (Lysistrata Jones, Memphis), Bret Shuford (South Pacific, The Little Mermaid) and Kristen J. Smith (South Pacific, An American in Paris).
Make Mine Manhattan will feature choreography by Rommy Sandhu (How Now, Dow Jones, Encores! Applause associate), musical direction and arrangements by Fran Minarik (Gatsby, Making the Boys), lighting design by Joe Hodge (Perfect Crime, Gatsby) and costume design by Martin T. Lopez (Penelope, Orpheus).
Photo Credit: Dixie Sheridan