Spinning Tree Theatre has announced the cast for the 1947 musical fantasy FINIAN’S RAINBOW, with music by Burton Lane and lyrics by E.Y. Harburg.
A Kansas City premiere, the two-piano version developed in 2004 by New York City’s Irish Repertory Theatre, will feature Phil Fiorini as Finian (which according to Fiorini was the first live musical he saw as a child), Elise Poehling (Sharon), Joseph Carr (Woody), Olivia Cabrera (Sally Ann), Michael DeCoursey (Og), and features Connor Branson (Sheriff), Siena Radice (Susan), Nathan Dale Short (Senator), Emily Vargo (Lily Mae) and Bob Wearing (Buzz). Rounding out the cast are metropolitan-area teen performers Charity Harris, Sheridan Mirador, Aggie Williams and Lillian Williams.
The creative team will include director/choreographers Michael and Andrew Grayman-Parkhurst along with music director Gary Green.
FINIAN’S RAINBOW runs September 1st – 17th at Just Off Broadway Theatre, 3051 Central in Kansas City, Missouri. For more information, including ticket purchase, visit spinningtreetheatre.com.