Megan Fairchild to Return to Broadway's On the Town for Final Performance | Playbill

News Megan Fairchild to Return to Broadway's On the Town for Final Performance The final day of the Tony-nominated revival of On the Town at the Lyric Theatre on Sept. 6 will feature two different artists performing the role of Ivy at the two final performances.

Misty Copeland, who is currently playing the role, will be seen at the matinee. Theatre World Award winner Megan Fairchild, who created the part, will play the final evening performance at 7:30 PM.

Megan Fairchild and Jackie Hoffman Photo by Joan Marcus

Directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse, On the Town began previews Sept. 20, 2014, and officially opened Oct. 16, 2014.

The production currently stars Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Clyde Alves as the sailors on 24-hour shore leave who take on the Big Apple; Copeland, Alysha Umphress and Elizabeth Stanley as the women who steal their hearts; and Jackie Hoffman in the role of Madame Dilly. Tony winner Michael Rupert plays Judge Pitkin alongside Allison Guinn as Lucy Schmeeler, Tony Award nominee Phillip Boykin and Stephen DeRosa.

Rounding out the cast are David Alvarez, Tanya Birl, Angela Brydon, Holly Ann Butler, Max Clayton, Kristine Covillo, Lori Ann Ferreri, Ashley Blair Fitzgerald, Paloma Garcia-Lee, Stephen Hanna, Eloise Kropp, Brandon Leffler, Jess LeProtto, Cory Lingner, Skye Mattox, Michael Rosen, Kathryn Terza, Ricky Ubeda, Cody Williams, Mikey Winslow and Kevin Worley.

The classic musical features book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and music by Leonard Bernstein, performed by the largest orchestra on Broadway. The show is based on an idea by Jerome Robbins.

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