Kate Nash, Terrence Mann, Eleri Ward, More Cast in ONLY GOLD Musical Off-Broadway

Dan Meyer
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August 9, 2022 3:58 PM

A British invasion is brewing on the stages of NYC. Kate Nash will star in the upcoming Off-Broadway world premiere of Only Gold, the new musical featuring music and lyrics from the pop star herself. Nash is best known for her breakout album Made of Bricks, featuring songs like "Merry Happy" and "Foundations." She also played fan-favorite Rhonda Richardson aka Britannica in the Netflix comedy GLOW.

Joining her in the cast will be Tony nominees Terrence Mann and Karine Pantadit, Ryan Steele, Hannah Cruz, Ryan VanDenBoom, So You Think You Can Dance winner Gaby Diaz, and more. Eleri Ward, the popular singer who adapted several Sondheim songs into the Sufjan Stevens-themed EP A Perfect Little Death, will serve as an understudy/swing.

Previews start on October 5 at MCC’s Newman Mills Theater ahead of an opening night set for November 7.

The musical, which follows a royal family’s tumultuous trip to Paris, features a book by Andy Blankenbuehler and Ted Malawer. Blankenbuehler will also direct and choreograph the production, with vocal arrangements by Tom Kitt, additional arrangements and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire. (Talk about a star-studded Tony-winning creative team!)

Rounding out the cast are Haley Fish, Jennifer Florentino, Jacob Guzman, Tyler Hanes, Thayne Jasperson, Reed Luplau, Morgan Marcell, Ximone Rose, Ida Saki, Ahmad Simmons, DeAnne Stewart, Voltaire Wade-Greene, and Katie Webber. In addition to Eleri, swings and understudies for the production will also include Jacob Burns, Phil Colgan, Bradley Dean, Victoria Fiore, and Samantha Pollino.

Only Gold also features scenic design by David Korins, costume design by Anita Yavich, lighting design by Jeff Croiter, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, hair & wig design by Tom Watson, prop supervision by Samantha Shoffner, arrangements and orchestrations by Cian McCarthy, music supervision by Meg Zervoulis, music direction by Cynthia Meng, and music coordination by Michael Aarons. Pat Sosnow is the production stage manager and Matthew Henao is the assistant stage manager. Casting is by Rachel Hoffman and Lindsay Levine of The Telsey Office.

For more information and tickets, click here.

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Dan Meyer

After 4 years in the biz, Dan swapped out theatre for sports and is now a researcher at NBC Olympics. Spectacle remains a key passion and is dedicated to building bridges between different forms of entertainment. He has worked as a writer and editor at Theatrely and Playbill, covering Broadway and beyond. In addition, he has been published in Rolling Stone, Spy, and others.

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