Annaleigh Ashford (former Glinda – Chicago, Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour) and Derek Klena (Fiyero – Broadway) will perform in the reading of the new musical comedy romance, DOG AND PONY. This developmental, industry-only reading, produced by San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre, will be presented November 1 in New York City.
The musical will receive its world premiere at the Old Globe next spring, running May 28-June 29, 2014 and features a book by Rick Elice, music and lyrics by Michael Patrick Walker and direction by Tony Award winner Roger Rees. Casting for the 2014 production at the Old Globe will be announced at a later time.
Fun Fact: Ms. Ashford and Mr. Klena performed together in the off-Broadway musical, DOGFIGHT.