On Sunday, January 10 at 5:00 p.m. (PST)/8:00 p.m.(EST), TikTok will stream an encore of Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical on the @ratatousical account. The performance is free but donations to The Actors Fund are encouraged. Click here to donate. ratatousical.com
Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical, presented by the Tony Award-winning theatrical production company Seaview (Slave Play, Sea Wall/A Life), took the musical theatre world by storm when it premiered last week as a fundraiser for The Actors Fund generating more than $1 million in ticket sales on New Year’s Day. $1.9 million has been raised to date. The encore performance is free but donations to The Actors Fund are encouraged. Click here to donate. ratatousical.com
The cast features Wayne Brady as Django, Tituss Burgess as Remy, Kevin Chamberlin as Auguste Gusteau, Tony, Grammy and Emmy winner André De Shields as Anton Ego, Andrew Barth Feldman as Alfredo Linguini, Grammy Award nominee Adam Lambert as Emile, Tony winner Priscilla Lopez as Mabel, Tony nominee Ashley Park as Colette Tatou, Owen Tabaka as Young Anton Ego, and three-time Tony nominee Mary Testa as Skinner.
The ensemble features Michael Breslin (Reporter), Patrick Foley (Reporter), Adrianna Hicks (Rat Queen), Cori Jaskier (Vocal Ensemble), Sandy Kenyon (TV Anchor), Nicole Kyoung-Mi Lambert (Rat Queen), Raymond J. Lee (Vocal Ensemble), John Michael Lyles (Vocal Ensemble), Andrea Macasaet (Rat Queen), Brittney Mack (Rat Queen), Courtney Mack (Rat Queen), Mallory Maedke (Rat Queen), Abby Mueller (Rat Queen), JJ Niemann (Vocal/Dance Ensemble), Larry Owens (Reporter), Samantha Pauly (Rat Queen), Talia Suskauer (Vocal Ensemble), Anna Uzele (Rat Queen), Natalie Walker (Reporter), Nikisha Williams (Vocal Ensemble), and Joy Woods (Dance Ensemble).
Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical features content created by members of TikTok’s #RatatouilleMusical Community, whose collective work has earned the engagement of more than 200 million fans around the globe, and was performed with the 20-piece Broadway Sinfonietta orchestra.
Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical was adapted for the virtual benefit event by Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley, choreographed by Ellenore Scott, directed by Lucy Moss, and features music from Danny Bernstein (@dannykbernstein), Gabbi Bolt (@fettuccinefettuqueen), Kevin Chamberlin (@chamberlin_kevin), RJ Christian (@rjthecomposer), Nathan Fosbinder (@fozzyforman108), Emily Jacobsen (@e_jaccs), Sophia James (@sophiajamesmusic), Katie Johantgen (@katiejoyofosho), Daniel Mertzlufft (@danieljmertzlufft), Alec Powell (@phisherpryce), and Blake Rouse (@blakeyrouse).
The creative team also includes Daniel Mertzlufft (Music Supervisor, Arranger, Original Music & Lyrics, @DanielMertzlufft), Macy Schmidt (Orchestrator & Music Coordinator), David Bengali (Video Design and Production), Chris Routh (Set Design, @ShoeboxMusicals), Emily Marshall (Music Director & Coordinator), Jeffrey Gugliotti (Associate Choreographer), Tilly Grimes (Costume Consultant), Jessie Rosso (@JessieRosso) and Geoffrey Ko (Music Copying), Kate Leonard (Additional Lyrics), Michael J. Mortiz, Jr. (Audio Producer, Mixer, Master), Angie Teo (Audio Mixer), Cody Renard Richard (Stage Manager), Amy Jo Jackson (Dialect Coach), and Taylor Williams, CSA (Casting).
Jeremy O. Harris, Michael Breslin, and Patrick Foley served as Executive Producers.
Founded by Macy Schmidt, the Broadway Sinfonietta is an extraordinary all-female identifying, majority women-of-color 20-piece orchestral collective designed to uplift the existence, excellence and equity of female BIPOC musicians in the Broadway industry.
Click here to view the playbill.
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Jan. 1: André De Shields, Andrew Barth Feldman, Wayne Brady, Tituss Burgess, Ashley Park, Raymond J. Lee, Priscilla Lopez, Adam Lambert, Mary Testa and More Set for RATATOUILLE: THE TIKTOK MUSICAL to Benefit The Actors Fund
Lia Chang is an actor, a multi-media content producer and co-founder of Bev’s Girl Films, making films that foster inclusion and diversity on both sides of the camera. Bev’s Girl Films’ debut short film, Hide and Seek was a top ten film in the Asian American Film Lab’s 2015 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition, and she received a Best Actress nomination. BGF collaborates with and produces multi-media content for artists, actors, designers, theatrical productions, composers, musicians and corporations. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman. She stars in and served as Executive Producer for the short independent films Hide and Seek, Balancing Act, Rom-Com Gone Wrong, Belongingness and When the World was Young. She is also the Executive Producer for The Cactus, The Language Lesson, The Writer and Cream and 2 Shugahs.
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