first_imgThis cast just keeps getting starrier! Broadway vet Michael McGrath has boarded the company of She Loves Me on the Great White Way. The Tony winner will join the previously announced Laura Benanti, Jane Krakowski and more in the Scott Ellis-helmed revival, which will begin previews on February 5, 2016. Opening night is set for March 3 at Studio 54.McGrath will play Sipos. He won a Tony Award for his performance in Nice Work If You Can Get It and received a Tony nod for Spamalot; additional Broadway credits include On the Twentieth Century, Born Yesterday, Memphis, Is He Dead?, Wonderful Town, Little Me, Swinging On A Star The Goodbye Girl and My Favorite Year. Screen credits include The Interpreter, Changing Lanes, Ira and Abby and The Martin Short Show.The cast will also include Josh Radnor, René Auberjonois, Gavin Creel, Nicholas Barasch and Peter Bartlett.Featuring a book by Joe Masteroff, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and music by Jerry Bock, She Loves Me follows Georg (Radnor) and Amalia (Benanti), two parfumerie clerks who aren’t quite the best of friends. Constantly bumping heads while on the job, the sparring coworkers can’t seem to find common ground. But little do they know, the anonymous romantic pen pals they have both been falling for happen to be each other! Will love continue to blossom once their identities are finally revealed? The score features favorites such as “Vanilla Ice Cream,” “A Romantic Atmosphere,” “Dear Friend” and “She Loves Me.”The musical comedy is based on a play by Miklos Laszlo, whose story was also the basis for the 1940 James Stewart film The Shop Around the Corner and the 1998 Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan film You’ve Got Mail. Ellis directed Roundabout’s She Loves Me in 1993, which marked the first Broadway musical in the company’s history. The show was first seen on the Great White Way in 1963 in a production helmed by Harold Prince. Related Shows Jane Krakowski Show Closed This production ended its run on July 10, 2016 She Loves Mecenter_img Laura Benanti View Comments Star Fileslast_img

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