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by Michael Portantiere

Carnival Sets Up at Musicals Tonight!

  • The beloved Bob Merrill-Michael Stewart musical Carnival, about a young French girl who joins a cirque and falls into a love/hate relationship with a bitter puppeteer, has opened in a Musicals Tonight! production at Theatre Row. Heading the cast are Ali Ewoldt at Lili, Scott Guthrie as Paul Berthalet, Catherine Lefrere as The Incomparable Rosalie, James Patterson as Marco the Magnificent, Jeremy Lawrence as B.F. Schlegel, Michael Castillejos as Jacquot, and Jeffrey T. Boerwinkle as Grobert, with Sarah Cooney, Chaz Jackson, Steven A. Miller, Stacia Newcomb, Drew Pournelle, Amy Shure, Jacob L. Smith, and J. Morgan White completing the ensemble. The show plays October 21-November 2; here are my photos of the production. (For more information, visit musicalstonight.org or phone 212-362-5620.)














    Published on Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    Michael Portantiere has more than 30 years' experience as an editor and writer for TheaterMania.com, InTHEATER magazine, and BACK STAGE. He has interviewed theater notables for NPR.org, PLAYBILL, STAGEBILL, and OPERA NEWS, and has written notes for several cast albums. Michael is co-author of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: BEHIND THE MYLAR CURTAIN, published in 2008 by Hal Leonard/Applause. Additionally, he is a professional photographer whose pictures have been published by THE NEW YORK TIMES, the DAILY NEWS, and several major websites. (Visit www.followspotphoto.com for more information.) He can be reached at [email protected]

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