Singin' in the Rain
by Zach Theatre

Sep. 27 - Oct. 29
Wednesdays-Sundays

 

 

 (photo by Kirk R. Tuck)ZACH Theatre is proud to announce that it will rain in the Topfer Theatre for ZACH’s 85th Anniversary season opener with the musical gem Singin’ in the Rain, based on the classic Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film in special arrangement with Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Inc.  Singin’ in the Rain plays ZACH’s Topfer Theatre September 27 – October 29, 2017 under the direction of Abe Reybold, Associate Artistic Director of ZACH Theatre with musical direction by Allen Robertson andchoreography by Dominique Kelly.

ZACH Theatre celebrates its 85th Anniversary season with one of the greatest and most beloved classic musicals, brought to the stage in a new splashy, song and dance valentine to the Golden Age of movie musicals. For the first time in Austin, this production is sure to a smile on your face and a spring in your step. With book by award winning writers Betty Comden and Adolf Green, lyrics by Arthur Freed, and music by Nacio Herb Brown, the joyous score features well-known songs like “Good Morning,” “Make ‘Em Laugh,” and the favorite, “Singin’ in the Rain” which will soar with ZACH’s full orchestra. What a glorious feeling, I’m happy again!

The cast of the production includes LUKE HAWKINS as Don Lockwood, SASHA HUTCHINGS as Kathy Seldon, BLAKE SPELLACY as Cosmo Brown, KERI SAFRAN as Lina Lamont, COLUM P. MORGAN as R.F. Simpson, Erik Matthew as Roscoe Dexter, GRAY RANDOLPH as Rod/Ensemble, JEFF JORDAN as Production Tenor/Ensemble, NATHAN GARLAND as Sid Phillips/Ensemble, MICHAEL REYNA as Sepndrill/Teacher/Ensemble, CHRIS BARFIELD as Ensemble, WILLIAM HARRIS as Ensemble, SETH MARSTRAND as Ensemble, SARA BURKE as Zelda Sanders/Ensemble/Dance Captain, JACKIE STRUBBERG as Cyd Charisse feature/Ensemble, CHRISTA OLIVER as Ensemble, ANNA McGUIRE as Ensemble, STEFANIE SALYARS as Ensemble, ALIANA VI MADERAL as Ensemble, MICHELLE ALEXANDER as Miss Dissmore/Dora Bailey/Ensemble, JESSICA O’BRIEN as U/S Miss Dissmore/Dora Bailey/Ensemble, and KEATON BRANDT and GRACEEE STREET as Swings. 

“This all tapping, all-splashing show will put a smile on anyone’s face.”  - Daily Express 

“The perfect, potent pick-me up.”   - The Telegraph

“Hugely energizing, feel-good factor galore” - The Daily Mail

 

 

Singin’ in the Rain Cast

Luke Hawkins – Don Lockwood

Sasha Hutchings – Kathy Seldon

Blake Spellacy – Cosmo Brown

Keri Safran – Lina Lamont

Colum P. Morgan – R.F. Simpson

Erik Matthew – Roscoe Dexter

Gray Randolph – Rod/Esemble

Jeff Jordan – Production Tenor/Ensemble

Nathan Garland – Sid Phillips/Ensemble

Michael Reyna – Spendrill/Teacher/Ensemble

Chris Barfield – Ensemble

William Harris – Ensemble

Seth Marstrand – Ensemble

Sara Burke – Zelda Sanders/Ensemble; Dance Captain

Jackie Strubberg – Cyd Charise feature/Ensemble

Christa Oliver – Ensemble

Anna McGuire – Ensemble

Stefanie Salyars – Ensemble

Alaina Vi Maderal – Ensemble

Michelle Alexander – Miss Dinsmore/Dora Bailey/Ensemble

Jessica O’Brien – u/s Miss Dinsmore/Dora Bailey/Ensemble

Keaton Brandt – Swing

Gracee Street – Swing

 

Singin’ in the Rain Creative Team

Abe Reybold – Director

Allen Robertson – Music Director

Dominique Kelly –Choreographer

Sarah Burke – Dance Captain

Toby Minor – Fight Choreographer

Rodd Simonsen – Film Segment Director

Michelle Ney – Scenic Designer

Brandon McWilliams – Costume Designer

Emily Gilardi – Costume Design Assistant

Serret Jensen – Hair and Makeup Designer

Matt Webb – Lighting Designer

Craig Brock – Sound Designer

Steve Baglio – Properties Designer

Catherine Anne Tucker – Stage Manager

Megan Barrett – Assistant Stage Manager

Megan Smith – Assistant Stage Manager

 


Singin' in the Rain
by Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Arthur Freed, Nacio Herb Brown
Zach Theatre

Wednesdays-Sundays,
September 27 - October 29, 2017
Zach Theatre
1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX, 78704

Single tickets go on sale, Monday August 14.  Tickets start at $25 and are available online at zachtheatre.org, by phone at 512-476-0541 x1, or in person at the ZACH Theatre Box Office, in the Topfer Theatre, 202 South Lamar Boulevard. (corner of Riverside Drive and South Lamar) Monday through Saturday, 12–5p.m.  ZACH Theatre is wheelchair accessible.  Discounts are available for groups of 8 or more. Student Rush Tickets are $18 one hour before show time (with valid ID).  Single tickets go on sale Monday, August 14.

Age Recommendation: Six and up.

Run time: Approximately two hours and 40 minutes including one twenty-minute intermission.

Special events in celebration of Singin’ in the Rain:

  • PRiDE NIGHT: Thursday, September 28, 2017
  • Wednesday Post-Show Discussion – Wednesday, October 4, 2017
  • ASL Interpreted, Open Captioned, and Audio Described – Wednesday, October 4, 2017
  • Champagne Opening – Thursday, October 5, 2017
  • Z-Lounge: Musical entertainment in The Pape Family downstairs lounge.