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Cast announced for Crazy For You at Open Air Theatre
Casting has been announced for Crazy For You, which opens at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park on 8 Aug 2011, following previews from 28 July - - running to 10 Sep 2011.
Cast includes Sean Palmer (Bobby Child ), Clare Foster (Polly Baker ), Kim Medcalf (Irene Roth), Harriet Thorpe (Mother and Patricia), Michael McKell (Lank), David Burt (Bela Zangler), Rachel Stanley (Tess), Alexis Owen Hobbs (Patsy), Samuel Holmes (Eugene), Peter Martin (Everett), Lucy Anderson, Jessica Buckby, Cara Elston, Charlene Ford, Jo Goodwin, Amy Griffiths (Follies Girls), Harry Morrison, James O’Connell, Carl Sanderson, Phil Snowden, Stephen Whitson (Cowboys), Richard Jones, Josh Lacey and Jo Morris (Swings).
Music and Lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin. Book by Ken Ludwig.
Directed by Timothy Sheader, designed by Peter McKintosh, choreography by Stephen Mear. Musical Director Gareth Valentine
Sent by his wealthy mother to close the run-down Gaiety Theatre, aspiring actor Bobby Child falls for theatre manager's daughter, Polly Baker. Songs include 'I Got Rhythm', 'Someone To Watch Over Me', 'Embraceable You' and 'Nice Work If You Can.