Ordway Announces Cast for 42nd Street

Toya Stewart Downey, Ordway 5/24/19

This reimagined version of 42nd Street, the final show of the Ordway’s 2018-2019 Broadway Series, launches the Broadway classic into the future

ST. PAUL, Minn. (May 23, 2019) — The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is proud to announce the cast of its newest Ordway Original 42nd Street, which begins performances on July 23 through August 11.

The cast features Twin Cities favorites Jamecia BennettTyler Michaels King, Tyler Lueck, and T. Mychael Rambo. Also featured are Phillip Attmore as Billy Lawler and Kimberly Immanuel as Peggy Sawyer, the wide-eyed ingénue who dreams of tapping her way to Broadway stardom.

“With jaw-dropping tap dancing, and hit songs like ‘We’re in the Money’ and ‘Lullaby of Broadway,’ this Ordway Original production of 42nd Street celebrates what audiences love about the show, but the Ordway’s version includes revisions, updates, and some new twists that are totally unique to our production,” said Rod Kaats, the Ordway’s Producing Artistic Director.

“With the breadth of incredible talent here in the Twin Cities, we’re thrilled to that so many local actors will be able to put their stamp on this Broadway classic and help launch it into the future.”

Additional cast members include Amanda Castro, Aniya Heyward, Maddie Hilligoss, Allysa Shorte, Krysti Wiita, Shari Williams, Annie Jo Ermel, Erica Evans, Andy Ausland, John Manzari, Rush Benson, Lamont Brown, Noah Coon, CK Edwards, Kurt Csolak, Rebekah Gudim, and Jackson Grove.

The actors playing Julian Marsh and Dorothy Brock will be announced later.

42nd Street will perform July 23–August 11 in the Ordway Music Theater. Tickets are available on the 42nd Street performance page or by phone at 651.224.4222.

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