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COMPLETE CASTING ANNOUNCED
FOR
WORLD PREMIERE PRE-BROADWAY ENGAGEMENT OF

AMAZING GRACE

BEGINNING OCTOBER 9
AT THE BANK OF AMERICA THEATRE IN CHICAGO

CHICAGO (July 16, 2014) – Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce complete ensemble casting for the world premiere of AMAZING GRACE, the new musical with music and lyrics by Christopher Smithand a book by Christopher Smith and Arthur Giron, directed by Gabriel Barre (Andrew Lippas’ The Wild Party) and choreographed by Tony Award® winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies).

Published in Broadway

SPECIAL INVITATIONAL PRESENTATION OF

A M A Z I N G   G R A C E

THE EPIC NEW MUSICAL

FEATURING JOSH YOUNG, LAURA MICHELLE KELLY,
JEFF McCARTHY, ALAN H. GREEN,
CHRIS HOCH, HARRIETT D. FOY

BY CHRISTOPHER SMITH & ARTHUR GIRON

DIRECTED BY GABRIEL BARRE

MUSIC SUPERVISION BY KIMBERLY GRIGSBY

Producer Carolyn Rossi Copeland, currently represented Off-Broadway with the hit play Freud’s Last Session, has assembled a starry cast for the upcoming special invitational presentation of the original new musical AMAZING GRACE, with music & lyrics by Christopher Smith and book by Mr. Smith & Arthur Giron, on Monday, November 14th at the New 42nd Street Studios. This will be only the second public reading of AMAZING GRACE, which has been in development for the past three years. Under the direction of Gabriel Barre, the cast will feature Josh Young (Judas in Broadway’s upcoming Jesus Christ Superstar) as John Newton, Laura Michelle Kelly (Olivier Award winner for Mary Poppins), Jeff McCarthy (Urinetown, Side Show), Alan H. Green (Sister Act, Spelling Bee), Chris Hoch (Spamalot, Shrek), and Harriett D. Foy (Mamma Mia!)