With Spring transitioning into Summer, there have also been a few transitions and changes within In Retrospect. With production pushed back a tiny bit, we are still slated to begin filming in just a couple of weeks, and we are so excited!
The incredibly talented Jacqueline Keeley has departed from the production as the role of Rita to take on the part of Gloria in Circa 21 Playhouse's production of Boeing, Boeing in Illinois. We wish her all the best! After Candace DeLeon's wonderful work in pre-production for this project, our paths are taking us in different directions. Her brilliant casting for "In Retrospect" and assistance as co-manager of the crowd funding campaign has been such an important and appreciated asset in making this series what it is.
Stepping into the role of Rita is U of M Musical Theatre alumni, Rachel Bahler. Rachel just finished up a national tour of Jekyll & Hyde, and will begin rehearsals for a new touring production come September. We are so excited to have her as a part of the cast, and cannot wait to share her talent, wit, and voice with all of you!
Amanda Jane Stern is now taking the helm of Director for the project, and is ready to bring her ideas, vision, and talent to the table. Acting as her Assistant Director will be Julian Seltzer.
This week is full of production meetings and rehearsals as we get ready to film next weekend. Stay tuned for more updates! New promo shots will be taken soon, too, so stay tuned for that, as well!
We can't wait to bring this story to life and share it with you!!