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NC Theatre & Broadway Series South Announce Casting for Nice Work If You Can Get It

NC Theatre & Broadway Series South Announce Casting for NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT tickets infoCasting and dates have been announced for the upcoming national tour of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT. Alex Enterline and Mariah MacFarlane will star as wealthy playboy Jimmy Winter and feisty bootlegger Billie Bendix, respectively. The tour will launch September 2 at the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas.  NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, is part of the 2014 – 15 Broadway Series South & NC Theatre Season and will play at the Duke Energy Center for Performing Arts January 20 – 25, 2015.

The tour will also feature Reed Campbell as Cookie McGee, Aaron Fried as Duke Mahoney, Stephanie Gandolfo as Jeannie Muldoon, Stephanie Harter Gilmore as Duchess Estonia Dulworth, Benjamin Perez as Senator Max Evergreen, Rachael Scarr as Eileen Evergreen, Thomas Schario as Chief Berry and Barbara Weetman as Millicent Winter.

Rounding out the company are Jessica Bare, Christian Bufford, Elyse Collier, Carl DeForrest Hendin, Nick Jones, Kristina King, Alison Morooney, Sarah Primmer, Kevin Michael Raponey, Chelsea Jane Ryan, Justin Schuman, Heather Stinson and Chris Woods.

The musical comedy features music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro (Memphis) inspired by material by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse. The production features direction and choreography by three-time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes), recreated by David Eggers.

The creative team also includes Shoko Kambara (scenic design, based on the original Broadway scenic design by Derek McLane), Martin Pakledinaz (costume design), Amy Clark (costume coordinator), Paul Toben (lighting design, based on the original Broadway lighting design by Peter Kaczorowski), Keith Caggiano (sound design, based on the original Broadway sound design by Brian Ronan) and Paul Huntley (hair and wig design).

The musical staff includes David Chase (music arrangements), Shawn Gough (music supervisor), Charlie Reuter (music director) and Bill Elliott (orchestrator). Casting is by Wojcik/Seay Casting, and Stacy Myers serves as the company manager.

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, which played a total of 478 performances during its 2012-2013 Broadway run, is filled to the brim with classic Gershwin songs, including “But Not For Me,” “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off,” “I’ve Got a Crush on You” and “Someone to Watch Over Me.” This sparkling, madcap tale combines laughter, romance and high-stepping Broadway magic for an evening bursting with girls, glamour and the glorious songs of Gershwin.

The tour will travel to over 30 cities, including:

Clemson, SC                             8/29/14                                     Brooks Center for the Performing Arts

Dallas, TX                                9/2/14 – 9/14/14                        Music Hall at Fair Park

Fort Worth, TX                         9/16/14 – 9/21/14                      Bass Performance Hall

Salt Lake City, UT                     9/23/14 – 9/28/14                      Capitol Theatre

Austin, TX                                10/1/14 – 10/2/14                      The Long Center for the Performing Arts

San Antonio, TX                        10/3/14 – 10/4/14                      Tobin Center for the Performing Arts

Orange, TX                               10/5/14                                     Lutcher Theater

Sioux Falls, SD                          10/7/14 – 10/8/14                      Washington Pavillion

St. Louis, MO                            10/10/14 – 10/12/14                   Peabody Opera House

St. Paul, MN                              10/14/14 – 10/19/14                   The Ordway

Fayetteville, AR                         10/21/14 – 10/26/14                   Walton Arts Center

Peoria, IL                                  10/28/14 – 10/29/14                   Peoria Civic Center

Bloomington, IN                        10/30/14                                   IU Auditorium

Wabash, IN                              10/31/14                                   Honeywell Center

Morristown, NJ                         1/15/15                                     MPAC

Raleigh, NC                             1/20/15 – 1/25/15             Duke Energy Center

Utica, NY                                  1/27/15 – 1/28/15                      Stanley PAC

Schenectady, NY                      1/29/15                                     Proctors

Hartford, CT                             2/3/15 – 2/8/15                          The Bushnell

Dayton, OH                              2/10/15 – 2/15/15                      Schuster Center

Bartlesville, OK                          2/17/15                                     Bartlesville Community Center

Lincoln, NE                               2/18/15 – 2/19/15                      Lied Center for the Performing Arts

Cheyenne, WY                         2/21/15                                     Civic Center

Greeley, CO                              2/22/15                                     Union Colony Civic Center

Las Vegas, NV                           2/24/15 – 3/1/15                        The Smith Center

Mesa, AZ                                  3/3/15 – 3/4/15                          Mesa Arts Center

Folsom, CA                               3/6/15 – 3/8/18                          Harris Center

San Luis Obispo, CA                   3/11/15                                     Cohan Center

Palm Desert, CA                        3/13/15 – 3/15/15                      McCallum Theatre

Costa Mesa, CA                         3/17/15 – 3/22/15                      Segerstrom Center for the Arts

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT is produced by Work Light Productions.

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