For the Record: Stratford Festival Presented the Musical A Chorus Line Apr-Oct 2016! THANK YOU STRATFORD, ONTARIO!

STRATFORD, ONTARIO. MUSICAL A CHORUS LINE. “On stage, they move as one. But each member of that glittering line has a unique history of hope and heartbreak, revealed in the life stories they share in this inspiring musical masterpiece.”


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Stratford Festival, A Chorus Line. Apr 19 — Oct 30, 2016

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Stratford Festival, A Chorus Line. Apr 19 — Oct 30, 2016

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Stratford Festival, A Chorus Line. Apr 19 — Oct 30, 2016

Conceived and originally directed and choreographed by Michael Bennett
Book by James Kirkwood & Nicholas Dante
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Edward Kleban
Co-Choreographed by Bob Avian
Original Broadway production produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp, producer, in association with Plum Productions, Inc.
Director and Choreographer Donna Feore


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  Andrew Gans from Playbill wrote:

Stratford’s “Reimagined” A Chorus Line Casts Its Cassie, Zach, Diana, Sheila, Paul, Val, Bebe and More

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CAST: Dayna Tietzer, Juan Chloran, Eric Abel, Matt Alfano, Gabriel Antonacci, Matthew Armet, Ashley Arnett, Alex Black, Stephen Cota, Colton Curtis, JJ Gerber, Alexandra Herzog.

The Stratford Festival’s 2016 production of the Tony-winning musical A Chorus Line, previewed performances at the Canadian venue April 19, 2016, prior to an official opening May 31, 2016.
Directed and choreographed by Donna Feore with musical direction by Laura Burton, the limited engagement continued through Oct. 30. ( 95 PERFORMANCES!)

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Cast: Galen Johnson, Bonnie Jordan, Bethany Kovarlk, Ayrin Mackie, Chad McFadden, Melanie McInenly, Julia McLellan, Nicholas Nesbitt, Matt Nethersole, Cory O’Brien, Jennifer Rider-Shaw, Conor Scully.

Feore, according to press notes, reimagined “this legendary musical for its first major production on a thrust stage.”

I’m thrilled that the Stratford Festival and Donna Feore brought a new production of A Chorus Line to Canada,” said John Breglio, the producer and lawyer who controls the rights to the musical, in a statement. “Along with a stellar cast, Donna briought her own perspective and artistry to this landmark musical. Stratford audiences were treated to a unique and truly extraordinary experience.”

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Cast: Genny Sermonia, Jason Sermonia, Cynthia Smithers, Kimberly-Ann Truong.

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Dayna Tietzen:  Cassie

Juan Chioran:  Zach

Eric Abe: Buth

Matt Alfano: Mike

Gabriel Antonacci: Al

Matthew Armet: Greg

Ashley Arnett:  Bebe

Alex Black: Lenny

Stephen Cota: Larry

Colton Curtis: Mark

JJ Gerber: Troy

Alexandra Herzog: Kristine

Galen Johnson: Frank

Bonnie Jordan: Judy

Bethany Kovarik: Lois

Ayrin Mackie: Sheila

Chad McFadden: Don

Melanie McInenly: Tricia

Julia McLellan: Val

Nicholas Nesbitt: Bobby

Matt Nethersol: Richie

Cory O’Brien: Roy

Jennifer Rider-Shaw: Maggie

Conor Scully: Paul

Genny Sermonia: Connie

Jason Sermonia: Tom

Cynthia Smithers: Diana

Kimberly-Ann Truong: Vicki

Conceived and originally directed and choreographed by Michael Bennett, A Chorus Line features a book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch and lyrics by Edward Kleban. It was co-choreographed by Bob Avian.
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The Production Team:

Donna Feore: Director and Coreographer

Laura Burton: Music Director

Michael Gianfrancesco: Designer

Michael Walton: Lighting Designer

Peter McBoyle, Sound Designer

VIDEO:Cast of A Chorus Line (2006 Broadway Revival) performs on 2007 Tony’s: