“Oliver Twist” Comes to Elmsford


Cast photos by John  Vecchiolla
Cast photos by John Vecchiolla

Oom-Pah -2The colorful characters of Charles Dickens’ classic “Oliver Twist” come brilliantly to life in Victorian London at Westchester Broadway Theatre’s production of the famed show.

The musical to be performed August 15 – September 8 at the theatre, tells the tale of the orphan boy who is swept into a band of pickpockets; the Artful Dodger, the menacing Bill Sikes, the kind-hearted Nancy, all led by the wily Fagin. The Tony award-winning score is full of Lionel Bart’s songs including “Food Glorious Food,” “Consider Yourself,” “I’d Do Anything,” “Oom Pah Pah,” “As Long As He Needs Me” and many more.

The cast features Brandon Singel as Oliver. Brandon of Harrison, NY, also starred as Winthrop in “The Music Man” at WBT. Mr. Bumble will be played by John Egan, of Dobbs Ferry, a veteran Broadway performer who has starred in “The Producers,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Sister Act,” “Nice Work If You Can Get It,” to name a few. John Anthony Lopez will perform as Fagin, Lucy Braid as Nancy , Todd Ritch as The Artful Dodger, Brian Krinsky as Bill Sykes, and Regina Singel as Widow Corney.

The ensemble includes Jessica Crilley, Brianna Gartenberg, Akira Golz, Danny Hammond, Jennifer Jonas, Jeremy Michael Lanuti, Victoria Lauzun, Peter Neureuther, Chase O’Brien, Cali LaSpina, Olivia Lombardi, Anthony Malchar, Gabriella Palminteri, Molly Perrine, Jesse Pellegrino, Sam Rodd, Nicole Sartor, Megan Scwartz, Christina Tompkins, Matthew Michael Uriniak, Taylor Vickers, Alyxx Weishaar and Scott Zimmerman.

The show is directed by John Fanelli, the musical director is Kurt Kelley and choreographer is Carrie Silvernail.

Dinner & show prices range between $54.00 and $80.00 plus tax depending on the performances chosen. Beverage service & gratuities are not included in the ticket price. Discounts are available for children, students, and senior citizens at selected performances. More news at www.BroadwayTheatre.com

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