Palatine native, Dina DiConstanzo, appears in the ensemble of the captivating musical romance, MY ONE AND ONLY, opening on November 14 at the Marriott Theatre. MY ONE AND ONLY features an incomparable Gershwin score and thrilling dance and is directed and choreographed by Jeff Award winner Tammy Mader.
MY ONE AND ONLY is the Jazz Age story of Captain Billy Buck Chandler, a barnstorming aviator, and Edythe Herbert, an ex-English Channel swimmer and the star of Prince Nicolai’s International Aquacade. Through a series of adventures and misadventures, their romantic pursuit is thrown off course, but together they are able to navigate their way to a happy ending. This tap spectacular with legendary songs “’S Wonderful”, “Funny Face”, “Strike Up the Band”, “He Loves and She Loves” and “Kickin’ The Clouds Away” will have audiences floating on air.
MY ONE AND ONLY stars Jeff Award winners Andrew Lupp as “Billy” and Summer Naomi Smart as “Edythe”. Tony Award nominee Felicia P. Fields is featured as “Reverend Montgomery” with Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Ted Louis Levy as “Mr. Magix”. Also featured in the production will be Jeff Award winners Roger Mueller as “Nikki” and Paula Scrofano as “Mickey”. Ensemble members include Quinn M. Bass, Jaclyn Burch, Jameson Cooper, Dina DiCostanzo, Zachary L. Gray, Amanda Kroiss, Alex McCrary, Jarran Muse, Matt Raftery, Clinton Roane, Stephen Schellhardt, Steven Spanopoulos, Tiffany Topol and Melissa Zaremba.
Lead Artistic Director Andy Hite heads the Artistic Team of MY ONE AND ONLY, with Direction and Choreography by Tammy Mader, Music Direction by Michael Mahler, Lighting Design by Jesse Klug, Scenic Design by Thomas M. Ryan, Costume Design by Nancy Missimi, Sound Design by Robert E. Gilmartin and Properties Design by Sally Weiss. Patti Garwood conducts the Marriott Theatre Orchestra.
The performance schedule is Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays at 8:00 p.m., Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., and Sundays at 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Special added holiday and New Year’s Eve performances. Ticket prices range from $40 to $48, plus tax and handling fees. Seniors and students receive $5.00 off a full price theatre ticket on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m., Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday at 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. On Wednesday and Thursday evenings a limited number of Dinner and Theatre tickets are available for $55.00 per person plus handling fees. Dinner is at Kings Wharf Restaurant. Free parking is available at all performances. To reserve tickets with a major credit card, call the Marriott Theatre Box Office at 847.634.0200 or www.TicketMaster.com. Visit www.MarriottTheater.com for more information.