Sunday, April 25, 2010

Broadway Marquee: PROMISES PROMISES, The Show So Nice They Named It Twice

The images of the Broadway Theatre marquee were made about two hours before the new revival of the musical PROMISES, PROMISES officially opens. Based on the 1960 Academy Award-winning Billy Wilder film The Apartment that starred Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine, PROMISES, PROMISES tells the story of the Consolidated Life Insurance Company and Chuck Baxter, one of its charming young employees. In an effort to advance his career, Chuck lends executives his apartment for their extramarital romantic trysts. But things become slightly complicated when Chuck discovers Fran Kubelik, the object of his affection, is involved with one of the executives. PROMISES, PROMISES stars Sean Hayes as Chuck Baxter, Kristin Chenoweth as Fran Kubelik, Tony Goldwyn as J.D. Sheldrake, Katie Finneran as Marge MacDougall and Dick Latessa as Dr. Dreyfuss. They lead a cast of 27 that includesBrooks Ashmanskas as Mr. Dobitch, Peter Benson as Mr. Kirkeby, Seán Martin Hingston as Mr. Eichelberger, Ken Land as Jesse Vanderhof, and featuresCameron AdamsAshley AmberHelen AnkerNathan BalserWendi Bergamini,Nikki Renee Daniels, Sarah Jane Everman, Chelsea KrombachKeith KuhlMatt LoehrMayumi MiguelBrian O'BrienSarah O'GlebyAdam PerryMegan Sikora,Matt WallRyan Watkinson and Kristen Beth Williams.

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