Cary Tedder, Mary Michael Patterson and David Elder in Music Theatre of Wichitas "Singin' in the Rain," which arrived at Pittsburgh CLO in 2014.
A new production of "Singin' in the Rain" that debuted at Theatre du Chatelet of Paris, the same theater that partnered with Pittsburgh CLO on multi-Tony Award winner "An American in Paris," is coming to Broadway. Harvey Weinstein's Weinstein Live Entertainment is expected to produce the limited run, according to Variety.
A stage production of "Singin' in the Rain," based on the classic 1952 musical starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds, played Broadway from July 1985 to May 1986 and starred Don Correia and Mary D'Arcy. The Comden-Green screenplay was adapted for the stage with additional music by Nacio Herb Brown and lyrics by Arthur Freed.
The new production is directed by Robert Carsen with music director Stephen Betteridge and choreography by Stephen Mear ("Mary Poppins").
No dates or casting announcements have been made. The Parisian production stars Dan Burton, Daniel Crossley, Clare Halse and Emma Kate Nelson.
Pittsburgh CLO's 2014 season included a production of "Singin' in the Rain," starring David Elder, Mary Michael Patterson and as Cosmo, Cary Tedder, who is now on Broadway in "Dames at Sea."