Angie Schworer, DeMarius Copes, More Complete Broadway Cast of SOME LIKE IT HOT
That’s a lot of star power. The cast is complete for the Broadway premiere of Some Like It Hot, with The Prom scene-stealer Angie Schworer, Hamilton alum DeMarius Copes, Newsies favorite Brendon Stimson, and more joining the musical comedy caper.
Rounding out the company are Tia Altinay, TyNia René Brandon, Ian Campayno, Casey Garvin, Devon Hadsell, Ashley Elizabeth Hale, Jenny Hill, K.J. Hippensteel, Abby Matsusaka, Jarvis B. Manning Jr., Brian Thomas Martin, Amber Owens, Kayla Pecchioni, Richard Riaz Yoder, Charles South, Raena White, and Julius Williams.
They join the previously announced Christian Borle stars Joe, J. Harrison Ghee as Jerry, Adrianna Hicks as Sugar, Kevin Del Aguila as Osgood, NaTasha Yvette Williams as Sweet Sue, Adam Heller as Mulligan, and Mark Lotito as Spats.
Some Like It Hot begins previews November 1 at the Shubert Theatre, with an opening night set for December 11. Set in Chicago amid Prohibition, the story follows two musicians forced to flee the Windy City after witnessing a mob hit. With gangsters hot on their heels, they go on the lamb as the newest members of a big band.
The musical is based on the MGM Oscar-winning eponymous film, with a book by Tony winner Matthew López and Amber Ruffin. Writing the score is Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, with direction and choreography by Casey Nicholaw.
The production will feature sets by Scott Pask, costumes by Gregg Barnes, lighting by Natasha Katz, sound by Brian Ronan, hair and wigs by Josh Marquette, make-up by Milagros Medina-Cerdiera, hair and skin consulting by Cheryl Thomas, casting by Telsey & Co, and additional material by Christian Borle and Joe Farrell.
On the music team, orchestrations are by Charlie Rosen and Bryan Carter, with dance and incidental music arrangements by Glen Kelly. Mary-Mitchell Campbell is music supervisor, Darryl Archibald is music director, and Kristy Norter is music coordinator.
Karen Moore will serve as production stage manager; the behind-the-scenes team also includes associate director Steve Bebout, associate choreographer John MacInnis, production manager Juniper Street Productions. 101 Productions, Ltd. is the general manager.
Some Like It Hot is produced by The Shubert Organization and Neil Meron, and co-produced by MGM on Stage, Roy Furman, Robert Greenblatt, James L. Nederlander, Kenny Leon, Hunter Arnold, John Gore Organization, Sheboygan Conservatory Partners, and Bob Boyett. D. S. Moynihan is executive producer.