The Cast of Legs Diamond Reunites
The musical Legs Diamond told the story of a true-life gangster, Jack "Legs" Diamond, who always wanted to be on Broadway. Peter Allen’s Tony-nominated 1988 Broadway musical, written by Charles Suppon and Harvey Fierstein, only lasted for 64 performances, but it has since developed a huge cult following. It received several Tony Award nominations, and Willa Kim was nominated for a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award for her fantastic costume design.
Broadway World's Richard Ridge moderates an evening at the Library for the Performing Arts, including members of the original cast of Legs Diamond in the first-ever reunion of its kind for the show. Broadway favorites, Tony-nominated Christine Andreas, Brenda Braxton, and Bob Stillman along with original cast members Randall Edwards, Ruth Gottschall, Wendy Waring, Deanna Dys, Mary Rotella, and newcomers Vanessa Wendt, Sam Given, Liv Kurtz, and Clint Hromsco perform a range of numbers from the musical—including some that were even cut—and regale us with never-before-heard stories from behind the scenes.
The show will be directed by award-winning director and original cast member Jonathan S. Cerullo. Lexi Holder joins us as stage manager, with music direction from Saul Nache, and Associate Producer, and original cast member, Carol Ann Baxter.
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