Joey McIntyre and Jodi Benson will replace the previously announced Neil Patrick Harris and Rachel York in the upcoming Reprise! concert of Babes in Arms.
Featuring direction by Glenn Casale and choreography by Dan Mojica, the Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart classic will play UCLA’s Freud Playhouse Sept. 9-21 with an official opening set for Wednesday, Sept. 10. Gerald Sternbach is musical director for the production, which features such classic tunes as “Where or When,” “Babes in Arms,” “I Wish I Were in Love Again,” “My Funny Valentine,” “Johnny One Note” and “The Lady Is a Tramp.”
In a statement Reprise! Producing Director Marcia Seligson said, “Of course we are thrilled that Joey McIntyre and Jodi Benson are going to be starring in our season opener Babes in Arms. We look forward to working with Neil Patrick Harris and Rachel York in future Reprise! productions.