The York Theatre Company, in association with Riki Kane Larimer, has completed the cast for its upcoming revival of Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood. The song-and-dance celebration of the composer-lyricist, which made its world premiere in 2021, will return to Off-Broadway's Theatre at St. Jean's September 13. The limited engagement will continue through October 16 at The York's temporary home.
Darrell T. Joe (Jesus Christ Superstar) joins the previously announced cast including Jeremy Benton (42nd Street), Darien Crago (Holiday Inn), Kaitlyn Davidson (Cinderella), Danny Gardner (Flying Over Sunset), and Melinda Porto. Corinne Munsch (Bullets Over Broadway) and Sean Quinn (Irving Berlin’s White Christmas) will serve as understudies.
Conceived, directed, and choreographed by Tony nominee Randy Skinner, Cheek to Cheek features a book by Barry Kleinbort. The production showcases the songs of the late Berlin and also tell the stories behind the man who made the music that made the movies dance. Expect tunes from such classic films as Top Hat, Alexander’s Ragtime Band, Holiday Inn, Easter Parade, White Christmas, and more with music direction and additional orchestrations by David Hancock Turner.
Featured on the creative team are scenic designer James Morgan, costume designer Nicole Wee, lighting designer Jason Kantrowitz, and sound designer Julian Evans. Serving as production stage manager and casting director are Chris Steckel and Michael Cassara, respectively.
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