Perfecting The Puzzle

Casting director finds joy in furthering careers

Posted: January 28, 2018 at 1 a.m.

Courtesy Photo Stephen DeAngelis created "At This Performance...," a showcase of Broadway and off-Broadway standbys, understudies and alternates, in 2003. He'll bring a special performance to the Walton Arts Center Jan. 29.
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Courtesy Photo Stephen DeAngelis created "At This Performance...," a showcase of Broadway and off-Broadway standbys, understudies and alternates, in 2003. He'll bring a special performance to the Walton Arts Center Jan. 29.

It's impossible not to share Stephen DeAngelis' enthusiasm -- three parts proud parent, two parts carnival barker and 95 parts a fan of the mediums he populates with people.

FAQ

‘At This Performance…’

WHEN — 7 p.m. Jan. 29

WHERE — Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville

COST — $15 and up

INFO — 443-5600

FYI

‘At This Performance…’:

An Exclusive Show for WAC

• Jessica Hendy (“Cats”; “Amour”; “Aida”)

• Mykal Kilgore (“Motown the Musical”; “Hair” and a member of Post-Modern Jukebox)

• Linda Mugleston (fresh from covering Better Midler in “Hello, Dolly!”)

• Wade Preston (“Movin’ Out”)

• And musical director/accompanist Eugene Gwozdz: “You’ll forget there’s not an orchestra. He doesn’t play the piano, he plays the score,” DeAngelis says.

Mykal Kilgore

Jessica Hendy

Wade Preston

Linda Mugleston

Eugene Gwozdz

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