A Chorus Line Kicks Off Theatre Under The Stars’ 2019/20 Season
It’s the start of one singular sensation at TUTS!
“A Chorus Line is perhaps the best musical ever written,” said Artistic Director Dan Knechtges. “It’s also got some of the most unbelievable choreography you’ve ever seen wedded to an almost perfect score. It’s thrilling, and I can’t think of a better show to celebrate our place as Houston’s home for musical theatre.”
Leading off the cast is Clifton Samuels as “Zach” and Sarah Bowden as “Cassie.” Joining them are Brooke Averi as “Kristine,” Tiffany Chalothron as “Connie,” Brian Corkum as “Mark,” Sean Ewing as “Al,” Veronica Fiaoni as “Maggie,” Samantha Marisol Gershman as “Diana,” Eddie Gutierrez as “Paul,” Paige Faure as “Sheila,” Leeds Hill as “Greg,” Logan Keslar as “Bobby,” Jacob Major as “Don,” Celia Mei Rubin as “Val,” Alex Stewart as “Mike,” Gabi Stapula as “Bebe,” Madison Turner as “Judy,” Josh Walden as “Larry/Associate Choreographer,” and Sharrod Williams as “Richie.” Austin Colburn and Yasmyn Sumiyoshi will serve as swings.
A Chorus Line, will be directed by Julie Kramer and choreographed by Jessica Hartman. They are joined by Music Director, Michael Horsley; Set Designer, Ryan McGettigan; Costume Designer, Colleen Grady, Lighting Designer, Michael Gilliam; and Sound Designer, Andrew Harper. Casting for A Chorus Line is provided by Associate Artistic Director, Megan Larche Dominick, CSA.
A CHORUS LINE STORYLINE
In an empty theatre, on a bare stage, casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete. For 17 dancers, this audition is the chance of a lifetime. It’s what they’ve worked for – with every drop of sweat, every hour of training, every day of their lives. It’s the one opportunity to do what they’ve always dreamed – to have the chance to dance.
ACCOLADES FOR A CHORUS LINE
A Chorus Line opened on Broadway in 1975 and was an instant classic. This incisive portrait of the life of the Broadway dancer received nine Tony Awards® as well as the 1976 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It went on to become one of the longest-running shows in Broadway history. A brilliantly complex fusion of song, dance, and compellingly authentic drama, A Chorus Line is the musical for everyone who’s ever had a dream and put it on the line.
PERFORMANCE DATE AND TICKET INFORMATION
Performance dates are September 10 through 22 at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets start at just $40, and are available online at www.tuts.com, or by contacting the TUTS Box Office by phone at (713) 558-8887 or in person by visiting the Box Office located at 800 Bagby Street.