The cast of AMERICAN DANCE MACHINE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY met the press yesterday December 15 at the New 42nd Street Studios for a sneak peek of what audiences will expect at the Joyce Theater.

Experience the legacy of Broadway in the most explosive dance spectacular in years  —-   22 dancers and 8 musicians perform your favorite Broadway dance numbers reimagined with a modern flare. American Dance Machine delivers awe-inspiring and visually stunning performances that will leave audiences dancing in the aisles.



Directed by Tony Award winner Wayne Cilento (Wicked, Sweet Charity revival, Aida, The Who’s Tommy), musical numbers will be staged by a who’s who of Broadway’s master dancers and choreographers including Donna McKechnie, Robert La Fosse, Pamela Sousa, Gemze de Lappe, Mia Michaels, Niki Harris and many others.


The Cast:

Claire Camp (Joseph, Flashdance – The Musical),
Chloe Campbell (In The Heights, Mary Poppins),
Rick Faugno (On The 20th Century, Jersey Boys)
Lori Ann Ferreri (On The Town, Wicked),
Shonica Gooden (Roger + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Bring It On),
Susie Gorman (Movin’ Out, Oliver),
Rachel Guest (Young Frankenstein, The Little Mermaid),
Tyler Hanes (A Chorus Line, Sweet Charity),
Nick Kepley (Mary Poppins, Camelot),
David Paul Kidder (Gypsy, How to Succeed…),
Marty Lawson (How to Succeed…, Promises, Promises)
Paloma Garcia Lee (On The Town, Nice Work If You Can Get It),
Jess LeProtto (On The Town, Newsies),
Cathy Lyn (West Side Story, Sesame Street Live),
Skye Mattox (On The Town, West Side Story),
Nicholas Palmquist (“Saturday Night Live”, Guggenheim’s Works & Process),
Georgina Pazcoguin (New York City Ballet, On The Town),
Tera-Lee Pollin (Hot Feet, Urban Cowboy),
Justin Prescott (Gigi, After Midnight),
Amy Ruggiero (Twyla Tharp’s 50th Anniversary Tour, Radio City Christmas Spectacular)
Tommy Scrivens (Parsons Dance,
Mikey Winslow (On The Town, American Idiot)



This year’s program will include works from: A Chorus Line, Bubbling Brown Sugar, Crazy For You, Golden Boy, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Oklahoma!, Promises, Promises, Singin’ in the Rain, So You Think You Can Dance, West Side Story, and The Who’s Tommy –  December 21 thru January 3 – The Joyce Theater


Photos: Maryann Lopinto