Understudies from Rocky, Bridges of Madison County, Bullets, Big Fish, Beautiful and More Will Stand in the Spotlight

By Andrew Gans
20 Mar 2014

Musicals Tonight! will continue its ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway standbys, understudies and alternates March 23 at 7 PM with its next edition of At This Performance…, which will be held at The Lion Theatre.



Hosted by series producing artistic director and casting director Stephen DeAngelis, the series allows performers to showcase their versatility and share anecdotes about their experiences. Musical director Eugene Gwozdz will be featured on piano.

Currently scheduled to perform are Adrian Aguilar (understudy for the role of Rocky Balboa in Rocky The Musical), Whitney Bashor (understudy for the role of Francesca in The Bridges of Madison County), Alex Brightman (understudy for the role of Will Bloom in Big Fish), David Jennings (understudy for Dule Hill in After Midnight), Synthia Link (understudy for the roles of Ellen and Eden Brent in Bullets Over Broadway), Sam Lips (understudy for the role of Prince Topher in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella), Cassie Okenka (understudy for the role of Bonnie Parker in Bonnie & Clyde), Cassie Silva (understudy for the roles of Sherrie and Regina in Rock of Ages), Daniel Torres (understudy for the role of Barry Mann in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Josh Tower (standby for the roles of Tom and Michael in Murder Ballad) and Natalie Wachen (standby for the roles Sara and Narrator in Murder Ballad).

The Lion Theatre is located at 410 W. 42nd St. Tickets are $26.25 each and are available through Telecharge (212) 239-6200 or at the Box Office on the evening of performance.