Napa Valley College (NVC) Performing Arts presents an encore virtual performance of its critically acclaimed digital production of “A Chorus Line” on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 7 p.m.
“A Chorus Line” is a concept musical capturing the spirit and tension of a Broadway chorus audition. The performance explores the inner lives and bittersweet ambitions of professional Broadway performers and features one powerhouse number after another.
Napa Valley College’s re-imagined production of “A Chorus Line” focuses on a group of actors and dancers auditioning for a show during the COVID-19 global pandemic, virtually. Featuring the recognizable hits “What I Did for Love, “One,” “I Can Do That,” “At the Ballet,” “The Music and the Mirror,” and “I Hope I Get It” among others.
The production is co-directed by Jennifer King, NVC Theater Arts professor and artistic director, and Olivia Cowell, NVC Theater Arts adjunct instructor. It features musical direction by Dr. Christina Howell, NVC Music Department instructor and digital direction by Kevin Kemp from The Streaming Theatre and technical direction from Matthew Cowell, NVC technical director.
The cast includes NVC students, alumni and community members, with Jessica Romero as Zach, Toni Chiapetta as Lori, Pilar Gonzales as Judy, Martina Sanchez as Diana, Jennifer Deterville as Kristine, Emma Sutherland as Val, Alana Diaz as Sheila, Felizia Rubio as Connie, Robin Leino as Bebe, Josie Goldfarb as Maggie, Erin Smith as Cassie, Bonnie Cullen as Don/Dawn, Jonathen Blue as Richie, Sterling Schwarz as Mark, Reid Ivanoff as Mike, Nathan Stokes as Greg, Michael Rupprecht as Al, Jonathen Blue as Bobby, Phil Ferrero as Paul, Ellen Beller as Tricia and Cierra Olivarez as Vicki.
The encore performance is available to view one night only, on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 7 p.m. Admission is pay what you can. To learn more and watch the production, visit PerformingArtsNapaValley.org.