Brian Stokes Mitchell Jumps on the Band Wagon

November 5, 2014 9:11 PM

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Brian Stokes Mitchell Jumps on the Band Wagon

Beginning Thursday, the New York City Center Encores! series will kick off a special 12-performance run of the newly adapted musical, The Band Wagon. Featuring a starry cast including TONY Award winners Brian Stokes Mitchell and Roger Rees and 7-time Emmy Award winner Tracey Ullman, the show will bring back to life the classic MGM film that featured Fred Astaire - all under the careful watch of acclaimed director and choreographer, Kathleen Marshall.

Also featuring Academy Award nominee Michael McKean (This is Spinal Tap, The Best Man) and TONY Award nominee Laura Osnes (Bonnie & Clyde, Cinderella), the musical now adapted by Douglas Carter Beane (The Nance, Sister Act) from the screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, The Band Wagon tells t...

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