La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts will present an invitation-only staged reading of the new musical Miss Foxhole 1975 May 10 at California's La Mirada.
Directed by Kari Hayter, the cast will feature Bella Hicks as Jill, Jenna Byrd as Erica, Jenna Lea Rosen as Kimmy, Wyn Moreno as Wendell, Andy Umberger as Captain Mitchell, Trent Mills as Cadet Bukowski, Adrian Villegas as Babyface, James Everts as Cadet, James Tolbert as Cadet, and Zach Santolaya as Cadet with James McHale reading the stage directions.
Miss Foxhole 1975 has a book by Memphis Tony winner Joe DiPietro and music and lyrics by Ryan O’Connell and Val Vigoda.
Based on a true story, the musical is set in summer 1975 as 20-year-old Jill Morgenthaler joins the first class of women admitted to cadet training at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. But she and her fellow females are confronted by one unanticipated challenge after another, including an order to participate in a beauty pageant.
Ryan O'Connell is the musical director; John W. Calder III is the production stage manager.