A CHORUS LINE
June 7-17, 2018
ABOUT THE SHOW
The magic and heartache of show business come to life in the Pulitzer Prize-winning sensation about performers auditioning for the chance of a lifetime. Starring IRNE Award winner Scott Wahle, Tommy Tune Award winner Kirsten McKinney, and two-time Elliot Norton Award winner Aimee Doherty, with direction and choreography by Broadway's Leslie Woodies (A Chorus Line, On Your Toes), Reagle's production will feature the Broadway choreography and costumes!
Featuring "One," "What I Did For Love," "At the Ballet," "The Music and the Mirror," "I Can Do That," and other memorable songs!
Conceived and Originally Directed and Choreographed by Michael Bennett
Book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Edward Kleban
Originally Co-Choreographed by Bob Avian
Presented through special arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library
Director; Recreation of the Original Choreography – Leslie Woodies
Music Director/Conductor – Dan Rodriguez
Assistant Director/Assistant Choreographer – Lauren Gemelli
Scenic Design – Richard Schreiber and Peter Doucette
Original Costume Design – Theoni V. Aldredge
Wardrobe Supervisor – Amelia Fitch
Lighting Design – David Wilson
Production Stage Manager – Sarah Goshman*
Assistant Stage Manager – Marisa Diamond*
“A singular sensation. Leslie Woodies’ direction is seamless, and the recreation of the original choreography is spot on and well performed.”
“Theatrical Perfection. The perfect marriage of director, choreographer, score and book. It still sends a chill down your spine.”
– On Boston Stages
“A Broadway caliber musical. A fabulous version of this award winning show.”
– Theater Mirror
GET TO KNOW THE CREATIVE TEAM
LESLIE WOODIES (Director, Recreation of the Original Choreography) A former soloist with Boston Ballet under the direction of founder E. Virginia Williams, Ms. Woodies toured the US and Europe with Dennis Wayne’s Dancers, and was a Guest Artist with New York Dance Theater at Lincoln Center. Her musical theater credits include: Cassie in A Chorus Line directed by Michael Bennett; principal cover in On Your Toes directed by George Abbott; Flo in The Mystery of Edwin Drood; and created the role of Kathleen in Drumwright. As a choreographer and director: California Music Theater, Lifetime, Disney, Paramount, Brown University. Ms. Woodies has received DramaLogue and Robby Awards, and an IRNE nomination.
DAN RODRIGUEZ (Music Director, Conductor) has been the resident music director at Reagle for the past seven years, with recent favorites including Show Boat, Crazy for You, and Guys and Dolls. Dan’s other credits include work with the Lyric Stage (Gypsy), Wheelock Family Theatre (In the Heights), Huntington Theatre Company (Sunday in the Park with George, A Little Night Music), American Repertory Theater (The Lily’s Revenge, Pippin), Moonbox Productions (Cabaret, The Wild Party, Musical of Musicals), and many other area theaters, as well as work at the Boston Conservatory, Emerson College, Brandeis University, and other schools. His work has earned him four IRNE Awards for Best Music Direction.
* Appear through the courtesy of Actors' Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States.