August 31, 2008

Rock 'n' Roll Casting

Once again - Playbill has the casting news:

"Manoel Felciano, who was nominated for a 2006 Tony Award for his work in the actor-musician revival of Sweeney Todd, will play rock and roll obsessed Czech graduate student Jan in American Conservatory Theater's upcoming production of Tom Stoppard's Rock 'n' Roll.

Photo credit Michael Cerveris, Patti LuPone, Manoel Felciano,
and Donna Lynne Champlin in Sweeney Todd
(Photo © Paul Kolnik)

Directed by A.C.T. artistic director Carey Perloff, the West Coast premiere of Stoppard's acclaimed play will begin previews at the San Francisco venue Sept. 11 and continue through Oct. 12"

It will then run at the Huntington November 7th through December 7th

click here to read the entire Playbill article

click here to read the cast bios

We'll have nearly the same cast. Four of the ensemble - who are students at ACT - will stay in San Fran and their understudies will take on the roles here in Boston. It's going to be a hot ticket.

Rock 'n' Roll is loading into the Geary this week and they begin tech next weekend.

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