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TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT: Cast and Creative Team Announced for Bay Area Musicals’ First 2020 Production, “The Full Monty”

Jan 17, 2020
Bay Area Musicals (Matthew McCoy, Founder & Artistic Director) has announced the full cast and creative team for the Company’s first 2020 production, the 10-time Tony Award-nominee “The Full Monty. Based on the cult hit film of the same name, “The Full Monty” features music and lyrics by Tony Award-winner David Yazbek (“Tootsie,” “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”) and a book by legendary Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Terrence McNally. Bay Area Musicals’ production of “The Full Monty” runs from February 15 – March 15, 2020 and will perform at San Francisco’s Victoria Theatre (2961 16th St.).

Based on the beloved cult film of the same name, the 10-time Tony Award-nominated musical “The Full Monty” is filled with honest affection, engaging melodies and the most highly anticipated closing number of any show. The powerhouse team of Terrence McNally (“Ragtime”) and David Yazbek (“The Band’s Visit”) cooks up an electrifying book and score that rocks with soul and still has plenty of heart. Right to the end, everyone will be cheering on this misfit group of men as they shed their inhibitions and exhibit their naked drive to achieve their goal.

Bay Area Musicals’ production of “The Full Monty” will be directed and choreographed by Leslie Waggoner, with music direction by Jon Gallo.

The cast of “The Full Monty” will feature James Schott as “Jerry Lukowski,” Chris Apy as “Nathan Lukowski,” Desiree Juanes as “Pam Lukowski,” Jackson Thea as “Teddy/Repo Man,” Chris Plank as “Dave Bukatinsky,” Mya Sherer as “Georgie Bukatinsky,” Arthur Scappaticci as “Harold Nichols,” Adrienne Herro as “Viki Nichols,” Gabe Thomas as “Malcolm Macgregor,” Stephen Kanaski as “Ethan Girard,” Albert Hodge as “Noah Simmons,” Michelle Ianiro as “Jeanette/Molly,” Julio Chavez as “Keno/Dance Instructor/Police Sergeant,” Blake Weaver as “Reg Willoughby/Gary/Repo Man,” Jill Jacobs as “Estelle Genovese,” Brielle Pomerantz as “Susan/Other Woman” and Shauna Satnick as “Joanie/Betty.”

In addition to Ms. Waggoner and Mr. Gallo, the creative team will include Genevieve Pabon as Stage Manager, Frank Cardinale as Assistant Stage Manager, Matthew McCoy as Set Designer, Brooke Jennings as Costume Designer, Eric Johnson as Lighting Designer, Anton Hedman as Sound Designer, Tom O’Brien as Prop Designer, Stewart Lyle as Set Consultant and Technical Director and Richard Gutierrez as Wardrobe Master.

“The Full Monty” runs approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes, including one intermission. Regular tickets range from $35 - $85 and can be purchased online at www.bamsf.org/the-full-monty. Opening Night Fundraiser Tickets (available only for the Saturday, February 15 performance at 8:00 p.m.) range from $50 - $100 and includes dessert and a champagne toast with the cast (and can also be purchased online at www.bamsf.org/the-full-monty).

Bay Area Musicals’ 2019-2020 season will continue with the game-changing Tony Award-winning Best Musical “A Chorus Line” (April 11 - May 10, 2020) and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony Award-winning “In The Heights” (July 11 - August 9, 2020). Single tickets to all remaining 2019-2020 season productions are currently available at www.bamsf.org.


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