Klea Blackhurst (Gypsy, Hello, Dolly!) has replaced Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole (War Paint, Grey Gardens) as Parthy in the Glimmerglass Festival production of Show Boat, running July 6–August 24 in Cooperstown, New York. Ebersole has withdrawn due to scheduling conflicts.
The cast will also feature Lauren Snouffer as Magnolia Hawks, Michael Adams as Gaylord Ravenal, Alyson Cambridge as Julie La Verne, Lara Teeter as Cap’n Andy Hawks, and Justin Hopkins as Joe.
The Francesca Zambello-directed production features co-direction by E. Loren Meeker and choreography by Eric Sean Fogel. James Lowe is conductor. Sets are by Peter J. Davison, with costumes by Paul Tazewell and lighting by Mark McCulloug.
Ebersole has been a special guest performer on Playbill's Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Cabins are now on sale for Broadway in the Great Northwest, Playbill Travel’s first domestic cruise will bring passengers on a journey through the Pacific Northwest from April 26–May 4, 2020, and for Broadway on the Mediterranean (August 31–September 7, 2020), featuring Audra McDonald, Will Swenson, Gavin Creel, Lindsay Mendez, and more to be announced. Playbill Travel is currently accepting waitlist travelers for its sold out cruises: Broadway in Bordeaux With Michael Feinstein (September 1–9, 2019), and Broadway on the High Seas: The Greek Isles (June 24–July 1, 2019). Call Playbill Travel for tickets at 866-455-6789 or visit PlaybillTravel.com.