“42nd Street” in Asia is now in preview performances in Longgang, China. The cast moves to Shanghai now for a week vacation before the tour’s official opening night there. There was a really overwhelming response to the first preview in Longgang, so we’re all hoping for a great opening in Shanghai.
We’ve gone through some crazy experiences! It’s hard to run offstage with only 1-2 minutes to do a complete costume change from head-to-toe and realize that your dresser doesn’t speak any English and you’re missing a bow-tie and gold tap-shoes but you don’t have time to play charades to try to tell them this! But all these things add to an amazing experience here in China.
We did a performance of “We’re In The Money” for Chinese media and television stations. This is amature footage of the preview: