Garland Summer Musicals 36th Season Presents Two Shows at Granville Arts Center
Lerner and Loewe’s brilliant musical masterpiece “My Fair Lady,” runs through June 24 at Granville Arts Center. The first show of Garland Summer Musicals’ 36th season, “My Fair Lady” is directed by former Broadway performer Michael Serrecchia.
The cast features Michael Robinson as Henry Higgins and Alexandra Cassens as Eliza Doolittle. James Williams will portray Colonel Pickering and Neil Rogers will play Alfred Doolittle. Freddy will be played by John Fredrickson and Mrs. Higgins by Nella Phillips. Christia Caudle will portray Mrs. Pearce, Linda Frank will be Mrs. Hopkins and Nancy Bartke will be Mrs. Eisnsford-Hill. Doolittle’s buddies Harry and Jamie will be played by Trey Tolleson and Corbin Born. David Noel will be Lord Boxington and Kyle Hancock will play Zolton.
Others in the cast include Stephen Bates, Gabriel Ethridge, Gideon Ethridge, Kieran Hansen, Lara Beth Bliss, Becca Mighell, Kally Duncan, Lauren LeBlanc, McKenzie Reece, Elizabeth Drake, Skylar Duvall, Allyson Guba, Gena Loe, Nitzia Martinez, Laura Payne, Kathryn Taylor Rose, Alex Sutherland, Rebecca Luby, Lilly Bates, Adam Henley, Parker Niksich, Taylor Owen, Lilly Bates and Andrew Toomey.
Patty Granville is the producer and Mark Mullino is Musical Director. Megan Bates is the choreographer with Rachel DuPree as Stage Manager. Rodney Dobbs designed the sets, and lighting design is by Jason Foster. Master Carpenter is Joe Murdock and Technical Director is Tim Doyle. Costumes are by Michael Robinson and the Dallas Costume Shoppe. Sound Design will be by Tyler Payne.
Garland Summer Musicals continues their 2018 Season July 20 thru July 29 with Cole Porter’s song and dance spectacular, “Kiss Me Kate.” The musical will be directed by former Broadway Director Buff Shurr.
The musical stars Michal Isaac as Fred Graham and Lauren LeBlanc as Lilli Vanessi. Also featured are Christine Phelan as Lois Lane; Brandon Baker as Bill Calhoun; James Williams as General Howell; Steve Golin and Alan Hanna as the Gangsters; Whitney Rosenbalm as Hattie; Ivan Jones as Paul, David Noel as Pops, Steve Beene as Ralph; Phil Alford as Baptista; Nick Chabot as Gremio and Matt Flowers as Hortensio.
The ensemble includes Linda Frank, Caren Sharpe-Herbst, Elizabeth Drake, Gena Loe, Morgan Maxey, McKenzie Reece, Lori Jones, Katelyn Anderson, Whitney Bomkamp, Caitlin Jones, Helena Lynch, Allyson Guba, Nitzia Martinez, Adam Henley, Corbin Born, Dakota Davis, Gabriel Ethridge, Gideon Ethridge, Nathan May, Taylor Owen, Juan Perez, David Tinney, and Joel Jenkins.
Patty Granville is the producer and Scott Eckert is Musical Director. Kelly McCain is the choreographer with Morgan Leigh Beach as Stage Manager. Kelly Cox will design the sets, and lighting design will be by Susan White. Master Carpenter will be Joe Murdock and Technical Director will be Tim Doyle. Costumes will be by Michael Robinson and the Dallas Costume Shoppe. Sound Design will be by Wes Weisheit.
All performances are held in the Brownlee Auditorium of the Granville Arts Center, 300 North Fifth Street in downtown Garland. For ticket information call the Arts Center Box Office 972-205-2790. Tickets can also be purchased online at Garlandartsboxoffice.com.