Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Announcing the cast of Red Hot and Cole


Director Kate Walker has announced the cast of Red Hot and Cole, the fourth MainStage production in the 2011-2012 season at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The book is by James Bianchi, Muriel McAuley and Randy Strawderman. The music and lyrics are by Cole Porter.

The cast includes:

Trish Anderson - Bella Spewack, Dancer
Liz Bruni - Dorothy Parker, Sara Murphy, Dancer
Zack Campbell - Doctor, Photographer, Dancer
Mary Anne Cecil - Hedda Hopper
Timothy Devery - Moss Hart, Sam Katz, Dancer
David Dietz - Cole Porter
Cheryl Drake-Smith - Starlet, Dancer
Bill Knapp - Noel Coward, Clifton Webb, English Soldier
Linnea Leatherman - Ethel Merman
Craig Martin - Monty Woolley
Ashley McElroy - Ada "Bricktop" Smith, Dancer
Heather Mocny - Waitress, Reporter, Socialite
Chelsea Robinson - Elsa Maxwell
Steve Scherer - George Kauffman, Ray Goetz, Dancer
Jessica Searight - Irene Castle, Dancer
Nate Shumate - Paul, Dancer
Lori Stout - Waitress, Socialite, Soloist
Nelson Tilley - Head Waiter
Mary Beth Weckerlin - Linda Porter

Red Hot and Cole will run Friday, March 2 through Sunday, March 18 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre at the corner of 5th Street and North Street in downtown Lafayette. Friday and Saturday evening performances will begin at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday afternoon performances will begin at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 per person, $15 for seniors and $10 for youth age 18 and under.

For more information about the show or to order tickets, call 765-423-PLAY (7529) or visit Civic Theatre's website.

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