The York Theatre Company's Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood, the song-and-dance celebration featuring the music and lyrics of Irving Berlin that made its world premiere in 2021, returns to Off-Broadway's Theatre at St. Jean's September 13. The limited engagement will continue through October 16 at The York's temporary home.
Conceived, directed, and choreographed by Tony nominee Randy Skinner with a book by Barry Kleinbort and music direction and additional orchestrations by David Hancock Turner, the cast includes Jeremy Benton (42nd Street), Darien Crago (Holiday Inn), Kaitlyn Davidson (Cinderella), Danny Gardner (Flying Over Sunset), Darrell T. Joe (Jesus Christ Superstar), and Melinda Porto. Understudies are Corinne Munsch (Bullets Over Broadway on tour), Sean Quinn (Irving Berlin’s White Christmas).
The production showcases the songs of the late Berlin and also tell the stories behind the man who made the music that made the movies dance. Expect tunes from such classic films as Top Hat, Alexander’s Ragtime Band, Holiday Inn, Easter Parade, White Christmas, and more.
The production also has scenic design by James Morgan, costume design by Nicole Wee, lighting design by Jason Kantrowitz, and sound design by Julian Evans. The production stage manager is Chris Steckel, and the casting director is Michael Cassara.
Tickets may be purchased here.