Long Island’s Argyle Theater has announced the cast for its world premiere of Punk rock girl!, the new musical featuring songs written and made famous by artists and girl groups with a book and arrangements by Joe Iconis (Be cooler) and arrangements and orchestrations by Rob Rokicki (The Lightning Thief). Originally scheduled for Argyle’s 2020-2021 season, production will now run from January 20 to February 27, 2022.
The cast includes Philippe Arroyo (Aladdin), Kayla Catan, Seth Eliser, Jaylan Evans, Kalonjee Gallimore, Ashley LaLonde, Lauren Marcus (Be cooler), Jackson Mattek, Jordan Leigh McCaskill, Kelly McIntyre, Natalie Powers, Mikaela Rada, Brooke Shapiro, and Brad weatherford.
Jennifer Werner directs and choreographs the musical, which finds its themes of friendship and community as two seemingly opposing teenagers meet in a world of grungy guitars and strong, messy emotions … and the music of Blondie, Pat Benatar, Avril Lavigne, Joan Jett, P! Nk, Gwen Stefani, and more.
The production also has musical direction by Jennifer Peacock, set design by Nate Bertone, costume design by Jen Caprio, lighting design by John Salutz, sound design by Carlos Dias, Jr. and prop design by Steven Velasquez. . Leonard Sullivan is associate director and choreographer. The management team includes Alison Savino, Leah V. Pye and Shannon Stewart. The cast is by Michael Cassara.
For tickets visit ArgyleTheater.com.