Broadway favorites Stephanie J. Block (Anything Goes), Santino Fontana (Broadway’s forthcoming Cinderella), Sebastian Arcelus (Elf), Josh Young (Jesus Christ Superstar), Julia Murney (Wicked) and more are set to star in the one-night-only concert of the 1983 musical Baby. As previously announced, the Transport Group production will be hosted by original Baby cast members Liz Callaway and Todd Graff. Directed by Jack Cummings III, the concert is set for June 18 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.
Baby will also star Alan Campbell (Sunset Boulevard), Ann Harada (Avenue Q), Kerry O’Malley (On a Clear Day You Can See Forever), Bryce Ryness (Hair) and Bob Stillman (Dirty Blonde). The cast also includes Nancy Anderson (Fanny Hill), Stanley Bahorek (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Courtney Balan (Rated P For Parenthood), Andrea Burns (In the Heights), Lewis Cleale (The Book of Mormon), Jonathan Hammond (Ragtime), Morgan James (Godspell), Lauren Kennedy (Spamalot), Jill Paice (Curtains), Mamie Parris (Ragtime), Meredith Ryness, Brian Sears (The Book of Mormon), Cheryl Stern (La Cage Aux Folles) and Bob Stillman (Dirty Blonde).
Featuring a book by Sybille Pearson, music by David Shire and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr., Baby is the story of three couples who are each newly expecting a child, but all have different reactions to the news. Based on a story developed by Susan Yankowitz, Baby opened on December 4, 1983 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on Broadway. The musical ran for 241 total performances before closing on July 1, 1984.