Below is the FINAL cast list for BHS’s fall production of Let’s Get Jaunty! the classic 1937 naval romp with music and lyrics by Cole Porter’s mentally ill half-brother, Jole. I want to stress again that these casting decisions are FINAL and NON-NEGOTIABLE and my office hours are ALWAYS CANCELLED no matter WHAT THE SCHOOL WEBSITE SAYS.
First Mate Cockney Ipswitch – Rodney Harrisburg (congrats!!!)
Ensign Shufflehoofer – Jake Davis
Virginia Sweetface – Candice Lipler
Sick Cabin Boy – Daniel West (sorry!!!)
Detective Edgar T. Shoehorn – Claire Barnes
Mayor of New York – Gary? Greg? The heavy one
FDR – Rodney Harrisburg (congrats!!!)
Drunk Little Homeless Boy – Ben Carson
Nurse With Nice Gams – Leslie Tiller (need you to sign a permission slip)
Herr Goebbels a.k.a. The Party Starter – Noah Epstein
Bare Knuckle Boxers – Mikey Gulch and anyone else strong enough
The Murphy Brothers – The Goldfarb Sisters
Organ Grinder Monkey – Rodney Harrisburg (sorry!!!)
The Kindly Ethnic Narrator – Me
Rehearsals begin next week and go to two-a-days the week after that. I will be passing out scripts as soon as I’ve edited out the parts of the book that are pro-Hitler.
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