Some new faces are about to get kinky off-Broadway! Jack Boice, Melanie Brook, Alexis Field and Zach Kononov will join the cast of 50 Shades! The Musical Parody beginning July 22. The four step in for Chris Grace, Ashley Ward, Kaitlyn Frotton and David Andino, respectively.
The cast will continue to feature Daniel Bentley, Tim Murray, Amber Petty, Casey Rogers, Alex Varcas and Chloe Williamson. The parody of E.L. James’ bestseller, directed by Al Samuels and Rob Lindley, is currently heating up the Elektra Theatre, where it opened officially on March 12.
50 Shades! features a book by Samuels, Amanda Blake Davis, Emily Dorezas, Jody Shelton, Ashley Ward and Dan Wessels and music and lyrics by Samuels, Davis, Shelton, Ward and Wessels. The musical opens with a ladies book club deciding to read Fifty Shades of Grey. Through their interpretation of the novel, the audience is lead on an amusing ride through Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele’s kinky relationship. The show features dance numbers and original songs delivered by a live, on-stage band.