Monday, April 5

Menier’s Paradise Found Cast Announced

The complete cast has now been announced for the world-premiere of Paradise Found, the new musical being co-directed by Harold Prince and Susan Stroman.  Following the rehearsal period which begins in Manhattan today, Paradise Found will play at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London from May 19th-June 26th.

Joining the already announced Kate Baldwin, Shuler Hensley,  Judy Kaye, Mandy Patinkin and John Cullum will be five-time Tony nominee John McMartin (Sweet Charity, Follies, Grey Gardens), Tony nominee Nancy Opel (Urinetown, Toxic Avenger) and George Lee Andrews (The Phantom of the Opera, A Little Night Music).

Also in the cast are Amanda Kloots-Larsen, Lacey Kohl, Herndon Lackey, Daniel Marcus, Jim Poulos, Martin Van Treuren and Pamela Winslow Kashani.

Hal Prince is 21-time Tony Award winner (the original productions of Cabaret, Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, The Phantom of the Opera, Company, Follies, Evita) and Susan Stroman is a five-time Tony Award winner (Crazy For You, Show Boat, The Producers, Contact). This is their first collaboration since their staging of the Tony Award-winning revival of Show Boat.

The production will feature scenic design by Beowulf Boritt (Love Musik, Spelling Bee, Rock of Ages), costume design by Tony Award winner Judith Dolan (Candide, Parade), lighting design by Tony Award winner Howell Binkley (Jersey Boys, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Memphis) and sound design by Gareth Owen (A Little Night Music). Music director is Charles Prince (James Joyce's The Dead).

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