The Broadway premiere of Bob Fosse’s Dancin’ is scheduled for next year. Opening night scheduled for Sunday, March 19, 2023, and previews for the revival will start at The Music Box Theatre on Thursday, March 2, 2023. The Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage at The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego hosted the new musical production earlier this year and ran through May 29, 2022. One of the stars of the original Broadway play and Tony Award winner Wayne Cilento will direct the production, which will co-produced with Nicole Fosse.
About The DANCIN’ Broadway Show:
Fosse’s DANCIN’ is a comprehensive, all-out celebration of dancers and dancing. However, this DANCIN’, which has completely updated for the twenty-first century, brims with warmth, emotion. And color that rarely present in contemporary versions of Fosse’s renowned style and includes some of his most creative and infrequently performed choreography. For 120 minutes, New York’s hottest cast dances nonstop in DANCIN’, giving both Fosse devotees and newcomers the classic Broadway experience. Although you might have seen dancing before, nothing like this.
What Are The Songs Included In DANCIN’?
Dancin’ features popular Fosse songs like “Crunchy Granola Suite,” “Sing, Sing, Sing,” “From the Edge,” “Mr. Bojangles,” and “I Wanna Be a Dancin’ Man,” in addition to a varied song list that includes artists like Neil Diamond and George M. Cohan. Colby, Christine Jacques is in charge of recreating Fosse’s choreography, with help from Corinne McFadden Herrera for associate direction and extra choreographic reconstruction, and Lauren Cannon for assistant musical staging and additional choreographic reconstruction.
What Are The Cast and Crew Members In The Broadway Play “DANCIN“?
One of the cast members is Yeman Brown. Other actors include, Dylis Croman, Jovan Dansberry, Karli Dinardo, Tony d’Alelio, Aydin Eyikan,Neka Zang, Gabriel Hyman, Kolton Krouse, Mattie Love, Krystal Mackie, Yani Marin, Nando Morland, Khori Michelle Petinaud, Ida Saki,Peter John Chursin, Ron Todorowski, and Manuel Herrera. Later announcements will include additional casting.
The costume designers are Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung, while the scenic designer is Robert Brill. The production stage manager is Beverly Jenkins, the sound designer is Peter Hylenski, the video designer is Finn Ross, and the lighting designer is David Grill. The orchestrations, incidental music, voice arrangements, and music supervision are all under Jim Abbott’s purview. David Dabbon is in charge of the dance arrangements and supplemental music, and Justin Hornback is in charge of the music direction. Moreover, the players cast in the play by Tara Rubin Casting.
Where Has It Played Originally?
On March 27, 1978, the Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway hosted the world premiere of Bob Fosse’s DANCIN, which later moved to the Ambassador Theatre. There were 1,774 performances of the play. Seven Tony Awards nominated for DANCIN’, including Best Musical, and Fosse won his eighth Tony for Best Choreography.