Original A Chorus Line Star Baayork Lee Will Stage New National Tour; Cast Set

National Tour News   Original A Chorus Line Star Baayork Lee Will Stage New National Tour; Cast Set
 
Performances begin January 20 in Somerville, New Jersey.
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Baayork Lee Marc J. Franklin

Big League Productions, Inc. will present a non-Equity national tour of the Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning A Chorus Line, featuring Michael Bennett's original direction and choreography, beginning January 20 in Somerville, New Jersey.

Baayork Lee, who played Connie Wong in the original 1975 production of A Chorus Line and has gone on to direct and choreograph more than 35 productions of the show, will helm the tour. Lee was the recipient of the 2017 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award for her contributions to theatre education programs around the world.

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Peter Pileski serves as associate director.

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The cast will feature Nicholas Berke (Greg), Ronnie S. Bowman, Jr. (Butch), Noah Bridgestock (Zach), Melissa Cabey (Val), Wesley Ian Cappiello (Roy), Ashley Chiu (Lois), Samantha Cho Grossman (Connie), Leighann Bibb Colin (Tricia), Kahlia Davis (Sheila), Darius R. Delk (Richie), Giovanni DiGabriele (Al), Orianna Hilliard (Diana), Erica Jane Hughes (Kristine), Peter Hughes (Mark), Lauren Garriott (Judy), Ryan Koerber (Bobby), Matthew Aaron Liotine (Frank), Pierre Marais (Paul), Kim McClay (Maggie), Makayla McIntosh (Vicki), Laura Pierpont (Bebe), Andrew Ruggieri (Mike), Madison Tinder (Cassie), Trevor Michael Schmidt (Tom), Taylor Wright (Don), and Josh Zacher (Larry), plus swings Andrew Winans and Francine Enspiritu.

The national tour will play 33 cities before embarking on an engagement in Tokyo.

Conceived and originally directed and choreographed by Bennett, A Chorus Line has a book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, and lyrics by Edward Kleban.

For more information, visit AChorusLineOnTour.com.

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