The cast of ‘Bob Fosse’s Dancin’.
They’ve got “fsssss steam heat!” Dancers and Broadway performers join the Broadway-bound Bob Fosse’s Dancin cast, playing first at San Deigo’s The Old Globe with a limited run from April 19 to May 29.
Bob Fosse’s Dancin’ is Fosse’s full-throated, full-bodied celebration of the art form he loved, practiced, and changed forever. His hit musical masterpiece is reimagined by director Wayne Cilento, who starred in the original Broadway production of Dancin’. Cilento transforms the show’s original vision for 21st-century audiences. Dancin’ brims with Fosse’s warmth, emotion, color, and endlessly influential style rarely seen in modern interpretations of his work. Featuring an eclectic score that spans a multitude of musical genres and an extraordinary cast of Broadway’s most accomplished dancers, Dancin’ delivers the quintessential Broadway experience for Fosse fans and first-timers alike. You’ve never seen Dancin’ like this.
The ensemble of principal cast members for Bob Fosse’s Dancin’ includes Ioana Alfonso (Wicked), Yeman Brown (Jagged Little Pill), Peter John Chursin (Wicked), Dylis Croman (Chicago), Tony d’Alelio (This Ain’t No Disco), Jōvan Dansberry (King Kong), Karli Dinardo (Moulin Rouge!), Jacob Guzman (West Side Story), Manuel Herrera (Wicked), Kolton Krouse (Cats), Mattie Love (Wicked), Yani Marin (Wicked), Nando Morland (West Side Story), Khori Michelle Petinaud (Aladdin), Ida Saki (the film In the Heights), and Ron Todorowski (Finding Neverland).
“Bob Fosse was a transformational figure in the musical theatre, and his innovations revolutionized dance on the Broadway stage and on film,” said Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein. “One of his greatest works, Dancin’, showcased everything that was breathtaking and unique about his vision. Now the brilliant Wayne Cilento, one of Fosse’s heirs and himself a Broadway treasure, revitalizes and reanimates this classic show for our moment and for the 21st century. Bob Fosse’s Dancin’ is a jolt that will supercharge the Globe and our audiences as we boldly step forward—as we dance forward—from the two challenging years of the pandemic.”
The creative team for the Broadway-bound production of Bob Fosse’s Dancin’ includes scenic design by Robert Brill; costume design by Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung; lighting design by David Grill; sound design by Peter Hylenski; projection design by Finn Ross; music supervision, orchestrations, incidental music, and vocal arrangements by Jim Abbott; music direction by Darryl Archibald; dance arrangements and additional music by David Dabbon; casting by Tara Rubin Casting; production stage manager Beverly Jenkins.