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STEEL PIER

Book by David Thompson
Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb

One last marathon. Second chances. And a whole lot of wonderful Kander and Ebb songs. This 1997 Broadway musical takes place in Atlantic City at a 1933 dance marathon, where a pilot and a reigning dance marathon queen discover that life is a party and wonderful things can happen at the Steel Pier.

Starring
LESLIE STEVENS as Rita Racine
(B'way: La Cage Aux Folles, TV: True Blood)
JEFF EDGERTON as Bill Kelly
(B'way: Parade, Grease, TV: Law & Order)
GABRIEL KALOMAS as Mick Hamilton
(RRS: Carnival, Nat'l Tour: Les Misérables)
JEFFREY LANDMAN as Mr. Walker
(RRS: City of Angels, B'way: Les Misérables)
MADISON CLAIRE PARKS as Precious McGuire
(RRS: Kismet, MTW: Oklahoma!)
JEFFREY CHRISTOPHER TODD as Happy McGuire
(Nat'l Tour: I Love Lucy, Regional: Legally Blonde)
JENNIFER STRATTAN as Bette Becker
(RRS: Fiorello!, MTW: The Producers)
MARC MONTMINY as Buddy Becker
(RRS: Call Me Madam, Regional: Titanic)
JORDAN LAMOUREUX as Johnny Adel 
(RRS: City of Angels, Regional: Damn Yankees)
and
TRACY LORE as Shelby Stevens
(2014 Ovation Award winner for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for her role in Young Frankenstein)

with
Richard Bulda
Caitlyn Calfas
Zack Crocker
Rachel Davis
Marisa Field
Bren Thor Johnson
Peter Becket Kuhl
Sarah Meals
Kirklyn Robinson
Allison Sheppard
Hannah Simmons
Michael Starr
Katy Tabb

With a live 17-piece orchestra!

Never been to a staged reading? Here's what to expect:

No sets, no costumes, minimal props, minimal choreography. The full script and score are performed by actors holding scripts and a small orchestra. Each production has only 25 hours of rehearsal. Think about it. Just the actors, the musicians and your imagination. It's a magical evening of theatre and a chance for Musical Theatre West to bring you some of Broadway's forgotten gems, undiscovered treasures and shows that deserve a second look.

Directed and Choreographed by Daniel A. Smith
Musical Direction by Bill Brown

Produced by David Lamoureux and Michael Betts as part of Musical Theatre West's Reiner Reading Series

General Admission tickets are $27 ($32 day of performance) and are available online at www.musical.org or by calling the box office at 562-856-1999 x4. Box Office is open Tuesday - Saturday 12p - 6p.