Monday, January 4, 2010

Full Monty Casting Complete!

While we are still in the final stages of casting The Full Monty, I couldn't resist to give you a peek at who some of the MONTYs are and some of our other cast members. We are so excited about this production (running February 27-March 7) and are proud of the cast we have assembled to date.

Starring two-time Emmy Award winning actress Sally Struthers as "Jeannette" and Raleigh's own Ira David Wood III as "Harold"!

Sally Struthers Ira David Wood III

Jarrod Emick AKA "Jerry"

You may recognize him from our recent production of Yeston & Kopit's Phantom - he was Philippe. On Broadway, Jarrod has been in Ring of Fire, The Boy From Oz, The Rocky Horror Show, The Full Monty, Damn Yankees (1994 Tony Award winner) and Miss Saigon. He was also in the National Tours of Les Miserables and Miss Saigon.

Kingsley Leggs AKA "Horse"
Kingsley performed on the NC Theatre stage as "James Thunder Early" in our production of Dreamgirls. On Broadway, he performed in The Color Purple and Miss Saigon and was in the National Tours of Miss Saigon, Ragtime, It Aint Nothing But The Blues and Forbidden Hollywood.

Joe Coots AKA "Dave"

Joe played 'Dave' in the National Tour and regional productions of The Full Monty - most recently starring Elaine Stritch. He has also been in the productions Crazy For You!, Annie Get Your Gun, Jesus Christ Superstar, 7 Brides for 7 Brothers and Joseph...Dreamcoat.

Angie Schworer AKA "Vicki" (Harold's wife)

Angie has been in the Broadway productions of Young Frankenstein, The Producers, Chicago, Annie Get Your Gun, Sunset Boulevard, Crazy For You, The Will Rogers Follies and Encores! Tenderloin.

Julie Reiber AKA "Georgie" (Dave's wife)

On Broadway, Julie was the "Elphaba" standby in the smash-hit Wicked and also appeared in All Shook Up and Bklyn. She also played in the National Tours of Rent, Bklyn and Jekyll & Hyde.

Thomas Cannizzaro AKA "Ethan"

Thomas appeared in Monty Python's Spamalot and Cabaret on Broadway and in the National Tours of Cabaret, Grease and The Velveteen Rabbit.

Jennifer Shrader AKA "Pam" (Jerry's ex-wife)

Pam recently appeared on the NCT stage in Miss Saigon as 'Ellen.' Her Broadway credits include Beauty and the Beast and Swing. She was in the National Tours of Beauty and the Beast, Sunset Boulevard, Annie and Joseph...Dreamcoat.

John Carroll AKA "Buddy Keno Walsh"
He has appeared in Broadway Bares and in the National Tours of A Chorus Line, Chicago, Movin' Out and Fosse.

Stephen Schellhardt AKA "Malcolm"

Stephen was in the National Tours of Altar Boyz and in several regional productions including Fiddler on the Roof, Little Women, The Full Monty, Les Miserables and several others.

Other cast members include:
Mary Adamek, Phillip Burgess, Jonathan Elliott Coarsey, Trey Fitts, Vinny Genna, Ken Griggs, Anne Karner, Jeremy Mills, Cessalee Stovall and Tracy J. Wholf.

You do not want to miss this show!

1 comment:

Nancy said...

Can't wait to see this production. It is going to be a "Girls Afternoon Out".