Keith Carradine will star in Lerner and Loewe’s Paint Your Wagon, the second production of New York City Center’s 2015 Encores! season, running for seven performances, March 18 – 22, 2015. Paint Your Wagon will be directed by Marc Bruni and choreographed by Denis Jones. Rob Berman is Music Director.
Before My Fair Lady and Camelot, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe wrote Paint Your Wagon, a rousing 1951 musical about a dreaming gold prospector (Keith Carradine) whose daughter (Alexandra Socha) finds gold—and love—changing their lives forever.
The Paint Your Wagon cast includes Jenni Barber, Keith Carradine, Robert Creighton, Caleb Damschroder, Justin Guarini, Nathaniel Hackmann, Robyn Hurder, Alexandra Socha, Melissa van der Schyff, Scott Wakefield and William Youmans, with Darien Crago, Steve Czarnecki, Nicolas Davila, Casey Garvin, Shonica Gooden, Timothy Hughes, Naomi Kakuk, Justin Keyes, Jenny Laroche, Melissa Hunter McCann, Harris Milgrim, Kevin Munhall, Kristin Piro, Robbie Roby, Jason Simon, Kevin Vortmann, Nicholas Ward and Mikey Winslow. Additional casting will be announced shortly.
Paint Your Wagon opened at the Shubert Theatre on November 12, 1951 and ran for 289 performances. It has a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. Songs include “They Call the Wind Maria,” “I Talk to the Trees” and “Wand’rin’ Star,”
Paint Your Wagon runs March 18 – 22, 2015 according to the following schedule: Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 pm, Friday at 8 pm, Saturday at 2 and 8 pm, and Sunday and 2 and 7 pm. Tickets start at $30 and can be purchased at the New York City Center Box Office (West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues), through CityTix® at 212-581-1212, or online at www.NYCityCenter.org.