Starring as Marguerite, Laura Osnes (Bandstand, Cinderella) returns to MCP’s Broadway Series opposite Tony nominee and Broadway favorite Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Porgy and Bess) as the cunning and evil Chauvelin. Also featured will be Bandstand and Newsies star Corey Cott in the role of Armand and Dana Costello (Finding Neverland, Jekyll and Hyde) as Marie. The cast also boasts Jersey Boys and Waitress leading-man Drew Gehling as Prince of Wales/Robespierre.
Manhattan Concert Productions is soon to unveil the mysterious Scarlet Pimpernel and invites you to participate in the unmasking. Stay tuned for clues to the identity of this hero on MCP’s social media pages leading up to the reveal. Send your guess to firstname.lastname@example.org for the chance to win two (2) Premium Orchestra-Level tickets.*
*Correct guesses will be entered into a ticket raffle and the winner will be announced upon the casting release.
Gabriel Barre (Stage Director) and Jason Howland (Music Director) reunite to lead the cast and creative team in this concert performance of The Scarlet Pimpernel. Barre has acted and directed TV, film, Broadway, Off-Broadway and regional productions, and in 2016, directed (with Howland) The Scarlet Pimpernel translated into Japanese and performed by Umeda Arts Theatre in Osaka and Tokyo, Japan. Howland returns to conduct The Scarlet Pimpernel after serving as the music supervisor for the original Broadway production in 1997, and is currently serving as
Music Director of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on Broadway.
Manhattan Concert Productions inaugurated its BROADWAY SERIES in 2013 with a sold-out concert performance of Ragtime, featuring a star-studded cast of 20, a chorus of over 200 singers, and accompanied by the enlarged forces of the all-professional New York City Chamber Orchestra. MCP has continued to feature Broadway, TV, and movie stars with full chorus and orchestra in critically acclaimed performances of Titanic in 2014, Jason Robert Brown's Tony award-winning Parade in 2015, Lucy Simon & Marsha Norman's The Secret Garden in 2016, and The 25th Anniversary Concert Performance of George and Ira Gershwin's Crazy For You in 2017 at David Geffen Hall (formerly Avery Fisher Hall), Lincoln Center. In 2018, MCP presented Broadway Classics in Concert, a celebration of the past five installments of the BROADWAY SERIES, featuring music by the composers and reunions of MCP Alumni. MCP recently announced its newest addition to the BROADWAY SERIES: The Scarlet Pimpernel.
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Broadway series PRODUCTIONS
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