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Who played Sheila in A Chorus Line?

Last Updated: 16th June, 2020

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Cast (in credits order)
Michael Blevins Mark
Tony Fields Al
Nicole Fosse Kristine
Vicki Frederick Sheila
Michelle Johnston Bebe

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Similarly one may ask, who are the leads in a chorus line?

ABOUT THE MUSICAL

  • NOTE: *Larry and Mike may be played be females (Lori & Mikki).
  • ? LEAD FEMALE ROLES.
  • Cassie Ferguson (30-35. Female - Mezzo belt)
  • Diana Morales (22-30. Female - Mezzo belt)
  • Judy Turner (Female - Mezzo)
  • Val Clark (Female - Mezzo belt)
  • Bebe Benzenheimer (18-25.
  • Connie Wong (Female - Alto)

Beside above, who is Kristine in A Chorus Line? As portrayed by Nicole Fosse, the Kristine character in the 1985 movie adaptation of A Chorus Line is slightly altered. Her age is reduced to 18, she is meeker in addition to being scatterbrained, and initially wants to leave the audition when Zach asks the dancers to talk about themselves.

Secondly, how old is Cassie in A Chorus Line?

In the original script Zach reveals her age as 32, which would make her born in 1943 at the time of the play's premiere. Her costume is a cranberry red leotard with wrap skirt and white heeled shoes.

How many characters are there in A Chorus Line?

The final eight dancers are selected: Mike, Cassie, Bobby, Judy, Richie, Val, Mark, and Diana. "One" (reprise/finale) begins with an individual bow for each of the 19 characters, their hodgepodge rehearsal clothes replaced by identical spangled gold costumes.

Related Question Answers

Ever Zheliba

Professional

How does a chorus line end?

The show finishes when the successful few, now dressed in full costume, step forward in turn to receive an individual bow, before joining together to perform the brilliant dance finale showing exactly the talent required to make up that usually unappreciated essential of every successful show - A CHORUS LINE.

Desideria Freixinet

Professional

How long is the show A Chorus Line?

It went on to become one of the longest-running shows in Broadway history. A brilliantly complex fusion of song, dance, and compellingly authentic drama, A Chorus Line is the musical for everyone who's ever had a dream and put it on the line. A Chorus Line runs 2 hours and 10 minutes with no intermission.

Irwin Rabanedo

Professional

Does Zach dance in a chorus line?

Zach was portrayed by Michael Douglas in the 1985 movie adapation of A Chorus Line. He does not dance at any time, leaving all the leg work to Larry.

Iliyan Karoui

Explainer

Haijuan Calavera

Explainer

How much do Broadway dancers make?

Broadway Shows
New York Magazine, in an October 2011 article, listed seasoned dancers in New York as making approximately $1,500 a week, and said that top performers guest starring with professional dance companies made as much as $3,000 to $5,000 a performance.

Karapet Moroney

Explainer

Is a chorus line appropriate for an 8 year old?

Parents should know
The show is rated PG-13.

Samra Landauro

Pundit

HOW IS A Chorus Line iconic?

A Chorus Line departs from the usual glossy backstage musical by presenting a true picture of what it's like to be in the theatre: glamorous – yes, at times, but also tough, heartbreaking and sometimes even tragic. It is a celebration of those unsung heroes of American Musical Theatre – the chorus dancers.

Delioma Jebit

Pundit

Who wrote Chorus Line?

Nicholas Dante
James Kirkwood Jr.

Xiaowei Aschmetkat

Pundit

What genre is a chorus line?

A Chorus Line is a 1985 American musical drama film directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Michael Douglas. The screenplay by Arnold Schulman is based on the book of the 1975 stage production of the same name by James Kirkwood Jr. and Nicholas Dante. The songs were composed by Marvin Hamlisch and Edward Kleban.

Tiberius Alert

Pundit

What is the chorus?

Chorus. theatre. Chorus, in drama and music, those who perform vocally in a group as opposed to those who perform singly. The chorus in Classical Greek drama was a group of actors who described and commented upon the main action of a play with song, dance, and recitation.

Vasilka Trasmontana

Pundit

Does a chorus line have an intermission?

With one of the largest casts in Signature history, A Chorus Line is the one singular sensation for the holiday season. “One of the greatest musicals ever.” Running time is approximately 2 hours with no intermission. A Chorus Line contains theatrical haze and adult language and subjects.

Roeya Turkevich

Teacher

Will a chorus line come back to Broadway?

In an empty theatre, on a bare stage, casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete. This is A Chorus Line, the musical for everyone who's ever had a dream and put it all on the line. This singular sensation is the longest-running American Broadway musical ever. Now A Chorus Line returns.

Ethan Pflugbeil

Teacher

What is the theme of a chorus line?

Themes and Meanings
They are looking for work, a temporary home, and a place to fit in. A Chorus Line is a brutally honest portrait of anonymous, interchangeable dancers. From the opening number in which they singly and collectively declare their desperation for the job, their insecurity and fragility are on display.

Ahren Passoni

Teacher

What is a chorus line based on?

A chorus line is a large group of dancers who together perform synchronized routines, usually in musical theatre. Sometimes, singing is also performed. Chorus line dancers in Broadway musicals and revues have been referred to by slang terms such as ponies, gypsies and twirlies.

Hammadi Vilaseca

Teacher

Guomei Hackh

Reviewer

When was A Chorus Line set?

A Chorus Line is set in a chorus dancers' audition of a 1970s New York Broadway musical theatre. In this setting, the director, Zach, wants to have four girls and four boys for his show.

Baptiste Kortes

Reviewer

When did a chorus line close on Broadway?

The 1975 Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A Chorus Line began Broadway performances July 25, 1975, before opening October 19 at the Shubert Theatre. When it closed 15 years later, it was the longest-running show in Broadway history.

Nikolina Atramov

Reviewer

Why was a chorus line important to the development of musicals?

A Chorus Line took the dancers' own words and in a powerfully simple setting – a bare Broadway stage – told their stories through words, song and especially, dance. It was utterly unique. It won the Pulitzer Prize in 1975, and the Tony Award for Best New Musical. It changed the American musical forever.

Edna Bairroo

Reviewer

Where was A Chorus Line filmed?

Mark Hellinger Theatre, 237 West 51st Street and Broadway, Manhattan.