42ND STREET Cast List

First of all, let us start off by say­ing that this show was a cast­ing night­mare!!  Not in a bad way, because the tal­ent was out­stand­ing. That is the rea­son it was a night­mare. It was not as cut and dry as a lot of audi­tion processes.  We truly wish that we could include more peo­ple and have a cast of 40, but eco­nom­i­cally that is not feasible.

We want to pub­licly express regret to those who did not make the final cut. It is not because of  lack of tal­ent on anyone’s part. Choices are made on the terms of the total look of the com­pany and being true to the period. For instance, you might be sur­prised at our choice for the role of Andy, who in the orig­i­nal show is a male char­ac­ter. How­ever, since Andy is the chore­o­g­ra­pher for “Pretty Lady,” the 42ND STREET show within a show, the actor must be extremely flu­ent in tap danc­ing. Hence our choice of Jen­nifer Hast­ings to play the part.

We truly admire each and every one of you who audi­tioned. The improve­ment from night to night was over­whelm­ing, and it was a plea­sure to behold. We sin­cerely hope that EVERYBODY will con­tinue to help SCT thrive in future pro­duc­tions, and look for­ward to work­ing with ALL of you in the future.

Most Sin­cerely,
Jim Cole­man, Direc­tor
Eve­lyn Bar­ney, Chore­o­g­ra­pher
Shawn Car­ring­ton, Assis­tant Director

Julian Marsh — Steven Orr
Dorothy Brock — Melissa Esau
Mag­gie Jones — Peggy Cole­man
Peggy Sawyer — Joy Clark
Billy Lawlor - Jacob Bron­son
Bert Barry — Eddie Har­g­reaves
Andy Lee — Jen­nifer Hast­ings
Any­time Annie — Terra Fear­rand
Phyl­lis Dale — Mol­lie Ver­stl
Lor­raine Flem­ming — Brit­tney Franks
Abner Dil­lon — Michael Strat­ford
Mac — To Be Announced
Pat Den­ning — Jason Kell

Miguel Chi­cas
Al Ebadi
Kathryn Faull
Jeanette Cum­mings
Colton Allan Har­ris
Joshua Litvin
Dorothy Koz­ina
Taryne Moyse
Wendy Poeschl
Nina Thiel
Tri­cia Ware

Please call the the­atre at 473‑2400 to con­firm acceptance!

We still need two or three addi­tional tap­ping men. If you know any­one who is inter­ested please have then call 209 473‑2400.

FIRST READ THROUGH: Sat­ur­day, April 2, 2011 from 1:00–4:00 p.m. at the the­atre! Sched­ul­ing con­flicts must be cleared with Jim Cole­man in advance.

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