Full casting for The Muny’s Chicago, with J. Harrison Ghee, Emily Skinner and Ali Ewoldt
Casting is now complete for the upcoming production of The Muny from the musical John Kander – Fred Ebb – Bob Fosse Chicago, which will be presented from August 30 to September 5 at the St. Louis Hall.
Denis Jones will direct and choreograph the Limited Engagement with musical direction from Charlie Alterman.
The casting will be led by previous announcement Sarah Bowden as Roxie Hart, J. Harrison Ghee as Velma Kelly, Emily Skinner as Matron “Mama” Morton, James T. Lane as Billy Flynn, Adam Heller as Amos Hart, and Ali Ewoldt as Mary Sunshine.
These artists will be joined by Carleigh Bettiol, Joe Bigelow, Victoria Byrd, Taeler Cyrus, Sean Ewing, Veronica Fiaoni, Abbey Friedmann, Anna Gassett, Valton Jackson, Madison Johnson, Justin Keats, Connor McRory, Lizz Picini, Michael James Reed, Mikayla Renfrow , Nathaniel Washington, Davis Wayne and Ricardo A. Zayas as well as the youth ensemble The Muny Teen.
Chicago has a book by the late Ebb and Fosse, music by Kander and lyrics by Ebb.
The Muny production will also have stage design by Tim Mackabee, costume design by Emily Rebholz, lighting design by Rob Denton, sound design by John Shivers and David Patridge, video design by Shawn Duan, and stage design. Tommy Kurzman wig. The production manager is Larry Smiglewski with the cast of The Telsey Office.
The full summer season includes Smokey Joe’s Coffee (July 26-August 1), The sound of music (August 3-9), Seven wives for seven brothers (August 12-18), On your feet! (August 21-27), and Chicago (August 30-September 5).
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