A "swellegant" party, with a scintillating mixture of biography and song, spans the life of Broadway’s greatest wit, the irrepressible Cole Porter. Come celebrate the great American songwriter who brought elegance and sophistication to Broadway and Hollywood, with songs that have become international standards, from such classic shows and movies as Anything Goes, Kiss Me Kate, High Society and Can-Can.
Directed by Kathryn Evans and accompanied by Michael McVay, pianist.
Music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by James Bianchi, Muriel McAuley and Randy Strawderman. Arramgements by Dougee Zeno.
Red Hot and Cole Cast and Crew
Kathryn Evans, Director
Michael McVay, Musical Director
Rachael Bernstein, Assistant Director and Choreographer
Mary Dziorny, costumer
Matthew Unkenholz, Technical Director
Alex Hill, Assistant Technical Director
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR CAST! And thank you to all who auditioned.
Elsa Maxwell/Ethel Merman Emily Stephenson
Cole Porter Robert Morrison
Irene Castle Esther Bayazitoglu
Paul, Cole’s Valet Jacob Catalano
Linda Porter Jennifer Montgomery
Bricktop Christine Varghese
Dorothy Parker/Hedda Hopper Chelsea Wolfe
English Soldier/Noel Coward Keith Hodges
Photographer Connor Spencer
Moss Hart Richard Campitelli
Monty Wooley/Ray Goetz Patrick Hofsommer
Starlet Jennifer Quiros
Maids Victoria Aranda
Waiter Alex Burns
Company: Sandra Brackmann, Maria Rodriguez, and Elizabeth Peterkort