Based on the Novel by BRADFORD ROPES and the motion picture 42nd Street owned by Turner Entertainment Co. and distributed by Warner Bros.





The use of all songs is by arrangement with Warner Chappell Music, the owner of music publishers’ rights.

The videotaping or other video or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited.



Producers & Casting Directors: David & Corrin Dietlein

Director: Cambrian James

Choreographer: Cambrian James

Music Director: Dr. Cathy Hauan

Costume Designer: Tia Hawkes

Lighting Designer: Ashton Corey

Scenic Designer & Prop Master: McKenna Carpenter

Sound Designer: Jackson Zyontz

Projection Designer: Boyd Cluff

Head of Carpentry: Kyle Webb

Carpenter: Michael Pratt

Costume Stitchers: Jacki Marin, Toni Anne Smith, & Celia Erickson

Prop & Set Painting Assistants: Brittany Arwine & Liz de la Torre

Wigs & Makeup: Cambrian James

Stage Manager: Boyd Cluff

Audio Engineer: Jackson Zyontz 

Assistant Stage Manager: Kate Minor


Peggy Sawyer: Brie Wadsworth-Gates

Billy Lawlor: Brandt Norris

Dorothy Brock: Rochelle Barton

Maggie Jones: Kathleen Richards

Julian Marsh: Brandon Zale

Pat Dennings: Tyler Brignone

Bert Barry: Jere Van Patten

Abner Dillon: Mark Groberski

Doctor / Mac / Thug: Elliot Tardiff

Anytime Annie / Ensemble: Sarah Cleeland

Phyllis Dale / Ensemble: Ava Cusiter

Lorraine Flemming / Ensemble: Diana Stapley

Andy Lee / Ensemble: Greg Rawlings

Ensemble: Ashley Bauer

Ensemble: Jeremy Cruz

Ensemble: Jacob Currie

Ensemble: Michele Myers

Ensemble: Chris Reah

Ensemble: Truman Regard-Whipple

Ensemble: Joshua South

Ensemble: Alexa Stuart

Ensemble: Bennett Allen Wood


Peggy Sawyer / Ensemble swing: Kayleah Wilson

Billy Lawlor: Bennett Allen Wood

Dorothy Brock/Maggie: Gina Guarino

Julian Marsh / Bert Barry: Tyler Brignone

Andy Lee: Jeremy Cruz

Ensemble swing: Joseph Strode


Setting: New York City and Philadelphia. 1933.


Scene 1: Stage of the Forty-Second Street Theatre, New York

Scene 2: The Gypsy Tea Kettle, restaurant

Scene 3: Stage of the Forty-Second Street Theatre

Scene 4: Dorothy Brock's Dressing Room

Scene 5: Stage of the Forty-Second Street Theatre

Scene 6: Stage of the Arch Street Theatre, Philadelphia. PRETTY LADY "Maison des Dames" exterior & interior.

Scene 7: The Regency Hotel, Philadephia. A duplex set: Dorothy Brock's Room above, The Regency Club with Bar, below.

Scene 8: PRETTY LADY, Opening Night, Philadelphia


Scene 1: Outside the Stage Door, Arch Street Theatre

Scene 2: Voice of Kids in darkness. The Kids Dressing Rooms, a three tiered unit.

Scene 3: Outside the Stage Door, Arch Street Theatre

Scene 4: Broad Street Station, Philadelphia, the Train Platform with two Staircases leading down from the Main Hall above.

Scene 5: Backstage, Stage of the Forty-Second Street Theatre, New York

Scene 6: Peggy Sawyer's Dressing Room


Scene 8: On Stage, immediately following the performance.



Overture & Opening Act One
Orchestration & Dancers

Young and Healthy
Peggy & Billy

Shadow Waltz
Maggie, Dorothy, and Girls

Go Into Your Dance
Maggie, Peggy, Annie, Phyllis, Lorraine, and Andy

You're Getting to be a Habit with Me

Getting Out of Town

Billy & Chorus


I Know Now
Dorothy, Billy & Chorus

We're In The Money
Annie, Phyllis, Lorraine, Peggy, Billy & Chorus

Forty-Second Street



There's a Sunny Side to Ev'ry Situation
Annie & Chorus

Lullaby of Broadway
Julian, Billy, Andy, Bert, Annie, Phyllis, Lorraine, Gladys, Maggie, Abner & Chorus


About a Quarter to Nine

Pretty Lady

Shuffle Off to Buffalo
Bert, Maggie, Annie & Girls

Forty-Second Street
Peggy & Dancers

Finale, Forty-Second Street

Full Company

Brie Wadsworth-Gates
as Peggy Sawyer

Recent HCT Credits: Annabel Glick (Lucky Stiff), Meg Brockie (Brigadoon), Urleen/Rusty U.S. (Footloose), and Sister Leo (Nunsense). Other: Martha (Secret Garden), Cat in the Hat (Seussical), Silly Girl (Beauty and the Beast), two-time recipient for the Open Jar Institute Scholarship (National Thespian Society), KCACTF Irene Ryan Participant and two-time ariZoni nominee. She thanks her husband, the Dietleins, Cambrian, Cathy, and her incredible cast and crew. Website

Brandt Norris
as Billy Lawlor

Brandt is thrilled to be back on the Hale stage! He was seen in the original cast of Mystic Pizza at The John W. Engeman Theatre in NY. Past credits include Newsies (Specs), and West Side Story (Tony). Regional Credits include Mystic Pizza (Ensemble/Tim Understudy) and Footloose (Teen Ensemble) at the Muny. He wants to thank his friends, family, and boyfriend for supporting him. He also wants to thank Cambrian, Cathy, Dave, and Corrin for giving him this opportunity!

Rochelle Barton
as Dorothy Brock

Rochelle is excited to take the Hale stage. She was last seen as Sister Mary Amnesia in Nunsense. Favorite Roles: Marguerite St. Just, Gertrude McFuzz, Cosette. Rochelle is a classically trained vocalist and graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. She has performed in National Tours, Regional Theatres, performs throughout the valley and released a lullaby album, Goodnight to the Sun. Thanks to Dave, Corrin, Cambrian and Cathy. Love to her family for their support!

Kathleen Richards
as Maggie Jones

Kathleen was last seen as Mother Superior in Sister Act. Previous HCTAZ appearances include Annie, Sister Act, Guys and Dolls, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Mary Poppins, Nunsense, Footloose and Music Man. Other favorite productions include Sound of Music, Hello Dolly! and Beauty and the Beast. When not on stage, she is teaching voice at her home in Gilbert. Thanks to Dave, Corrin, Cambrian and Cathy for this opportunity. Love to Scott, Amelia, Gwendolyn, Mom & Dad who make it all possible! 

Brandon Zale
as Julian Marsh

Brandon has been seen at Hale in Bright Star (Daddy Murphy), Footloose (Reverend), Sound of Music (Max), and Me and My Girl (Battersby). Other Phoenix credits include Billy Elliot (TPTC) and Man of La Mancha (Theatreworks). Favorite Chicago credits include Assassins, The Secret Garden, Music Man, Christmas Schooner, and Ragtime. Brandon is the Fine Arts chair at Rancho Solano Preparatory School and holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Millikin University. Special thanks to his family for their support.

Tyler Brignone
as Pat Dennings / Julian Marsh u.s. / Bert Berry u.s.

Tyler is excited to be back at Hale! He was most recently seen as Reverend Shaw in Footloose and Ewart (Quartet Member) in The Music Man. Previous credits include Tommy in Tommy, Terry in Side Show, Jekyll/Hyde in Jekyll and Hyde, Beast in Beauty and the Beast, and Bob in White Christmas. Thanks to Dave, Corrin, Cambrian, and Cathy and all his love to his wife Emily, his sons James and Adam, and the rest of the family.

Jere Van Patten
as Bert Barry

Jere is an award-winning actor and director represented by the Leighton Agency. He was last seen here at Hale as "Jinx" in Forever Plaid. He is the Fine Arts Director for ALA Queen Creek High School. Valley theaters he has worked with include Phoenix Theatre, Southwest Shakespeare Company, Mesa Community College, EVCT, Theatre Works, and others. He lives in Mesa with his wife Allyson, and three MVP's: Maggie (15), Max (14), and Mayzie (11). "This one's for mom!"

Mark Groberski
as Abner Dillon

Mark is delighted to make his debut at the Hale! Favorite prior roles, all in the Minneapolis area, included Johnnypateenmike (The Cripple of Inishmaan; Nimbus Theater), Rev. Shaw (Footloose; Lyric Arts), Mr. Lowther (The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie; Theater in the Round Players), Honore Lachaille (Gigi; Only a Dim Image), Ernst Ludwig (Cabaret; Lyric Arts), and Uncle Freddie (Bent; Actors Theater of Minnesota/Candid Theater). Many thanks for the support and encouragement of family, teachers, and friends!

Elliot Tardif
as Doctor / Mac / Thug

Elliot is pleased to appear in his first production with Hale Centre Theatre. A native of New Hampshire, he studied classical singing there with Carlos Martinez before studying with Lasse Penttinen in Finland and Mauro Bonfanti in Italy. Some recent credits include Carmen in Vaasa, Finland, and Pirates of Penzance in Concord, NH. A former translator and editor, Elliot now divides his time between singing and bringing up his one-year-old at home.

Sarah Cleeland
as Anytime Annie / Ensemble

Sarah is a St. Louis native but moved to Phoenix in 2019. She has performed all over the valley in the past several years, but notable roles include Melpomene (Xanadu), Cecily Pigeon (The Odd Couple), Betty Jean (Marvelous Wonderettes), and Jolene (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels). Much love to the cast and crew, and special thanks to Ponce for his love, support, and runs to the theatre when Sarah inevitably forgets something at home. 

Ava Cusiter
as Phyllis Dale / Ensemble

Ava is thrilled to make her Hale Centre Theatre debut! Most recently Ava performed in A Chorus Line (Judy Turner) and Saturday Night Fever (Doreen) at the Laguna Playhouse. Ava is currently pursuing a BMU in Music Theatre with a minor in Educational Studies at Arizona State University. Ava thanks her family and friends for the support, and her current ASU teachers for their guidance.

Diana Stapley
as Lorraine Flemming / Ensemble

Diana is ecstatic to be back at Hale with this incredible cast and crew! She was most recently seen as Martha Cratchit in Hale’s A Christmas Carol. Previous credits include: The Mad Ones (Samantha Brown) and Little Women (Jo March). Outside of theatre, she is currently pursuing her Bachelor's Degree at ASU. Diana would like to thank Cambrian, Cathy, Hunter, Boyd and everyone involved in this fantastic production. Enjoy the show!

Greg Rawlings
as Andy Lee / Ensemble

Greg is incredibly grateful for the opportunity to perform on the stage! His other Hale credits include Mary Poppins (Neleus/Ensemble), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Ensemble), and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Daniel). Greg had the opportunity to perform on tours around the United States, China, and Europe as a member of BYU's International Folk Dance Ensemble. He and his wife Sally love to choreograph whenever they can. A million thanks to Sally and his boys!

Ashley Bauer
as Ensemble

A California native, she was trained at Inland Pacific Ballet and American Ballet Theatre in NYC. Ashley spent twelve years performing at Disneyland and holds a B.A. from CSU Fullerton. Theater credits: Evita, Legally Blonde, Anything Goes!, West Side Story, Meet Me in St. Louis, A Christmas Carol, Singin’ in the Rain, Newsies, Hello Dolly, Guys and Dolls, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Mary Poppins, and Footloose. Love to Cambrian, Cathy, the Dietlein’s and her husband Kyle.

Jeremy Cruz
as Ensemble

Jeremy was most recently here in Sister Act. Others at Hale: The Little Mermaid, Music Man, Brigadoon, Mary Poppins, Newsies, Singin' in the Rain, Big Fish, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Little Mermaid 2017 (Windward), Aida, Thoroughly Modern Millie (Bun Foo), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, West Side Story (Anxious), and Anything Goes. Special thanks to all Hale Staff and of course, the producers and directors.

Jacob Currie
as Ensemble

Jacob is thrilled to make his Hale debut! He is a 3-time AriZoni Award winning actor with 4 nominations. Favorite performances include Matilda The Musical (Rudolpho), Singin’ in The Rain (Don Lockwood), Tarzan (Tarzan), The Addams Family (Gomez), Beauty and the Beast (Lumiere), Peter and the Starcatcher (Black Stache), You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown! (Snoopy), and A Chrismas Carol (Fred/Ebenezer). Thank you to friends, teachers, and especially family for their support.

Michele Myers
as Ensemble

Michele is thrilled to perform in her first Hale Theatre production! She recently appeared in Children of Eden, Anything Goes, and Spamalot at TheaterWorks. Michele first fell in love with dance in tap class at 8 years old, so she is so excited to be part of this show. Big thanks to her family and everyone at Hale Theatre for their support!

Chris Reah
as Ensemble

Chris is thrilled to perform his 6th show at Hale after most recently performing in The Little Mermaid (Jetsam). He graduated from ASU in Music Theatre performance. Some of his favorite shows are West Side Story (Baby John) at SMTC and A Chorus Line (Mark) at Theater Works. He also teaches tap dance privately. He would like to thank his family, friends, and girlfriend Bre for their continued love and support!

Truman Regard-Whipple
as Ensemble

Truman is honored to be making his debut at The Hale Centre Theatre with this wonderful cast and crew! He was most recently seen as Prince Topher in ALAQCHS’s Cinderella. Prior roles include: Jesse Tuck (Tuck Everlasting) and Rapunzel’s Prince (Into The Woods). He would like to thank the directing team for making this show possible, and cannot wait to help bring this fantastic production to the stage.

Joshua South
as Ensemble

Joshua is ready to tap his way down 42nd Street! He was recently seen in HCT's production of Sister Act (2022) and performed 5 of HCTs shows in the 2021-2022 season. Standouts include The Addams Family (Caveman), Brigadoon (Ensemble) and Footloose (Willard U.S./Ensemble). A special thanks given to Cambrian James for his leadership and choreography, Cathy Hauan for her musical direction, and the Dietleins for allowing him to be part of this show!

Alexa Stuart
as Ensemble

Alexa is excited to return to the Hale stage, where you may have also seen her in A Christmas Carol and Mary Poppins. She was the dance captain in All Shook Up and Mamma Mia! at Mesa Community College, as well. She is so honored to be a part of this amazing show with such an incredible and talented cast and crew. Thanks to Dave, Corrin, and Cambrian for this wonderful opportunity.

Bennett Allen Wood
as Ensemble / Billy Lawlor u.s.

Bennett is ecstatic to be tapping with the kids on Broadway… at Hale! Bennett was recently Flounder in The Little Mermaid and Jeter/Ren in Footloose. Some other credits include Fly More Than You Fall (World Premiere, BroadwayWorld Winner) and Nevermore (Edgar Allan Poe). Bennett would love to thank his family, friends, & boyfriend for their endless love and support, as well as Cambrian, Cathy, & the rest of the cast and crew involved in getting us to 42nd Street. "Places!" @bennettallenwood

Kayleah Wilson
as Peggy Sawyer u.s. / Ensemble swing

Kayleah is grateful to be a part of another Hale Theatre production! Most recently seen in the beloved A Christmas Carol, some of her favorite roles include Reno Sweeney (Anything Goes; AriZoni recipient), Rusty (Footloose), and Natalie/ Ed (All Shook Up). She sends her love to her parents for their unwavering support, and to the creative team for trusting her with their vision! @kayleahwilson

Gina Guarino
as Dorothy Brock u.s. / Maggie Jones u.s.

Gina is thrilled to be working at Hale again. She was last seen as Sister Mary Lazarus in Sister Act. Chicago regional credits include: Young Frankenstein (Frau Blucher) and Hairspray (Tracy Turnblad). Other favorite credits include: Hello Dolly! (Dolly Levi) and Funny Girl (Fanny Brice). Thank you to Cambrian and the Dietleins for the opportunity to work at such a wonderful theatre and love to the cast, friends, family and wife Deb for their support.

Joseph Strode
as Ensemble swing

Joseph is originally from Mississippi where he got his BFA in musical theater from the University of Mississippi. His past credits include The Little Mermaid, and Footloose at Hale, The Secret Garden and Little Women at Places Productions, and Chicago, Assassins, Macbeth, and Hair at Ole Miss Theater. He has also  performed at the historic Grand Ole Opry and Carnegie Hall. He would like to thank his mother and fiancé for their unbelievable support.

Cambrian James
Director / Choreographer / Pat Dennings u.s.

Cambrian is well-known for his versatile staging throughout the Valley and nationally. He is a multi-award winning director and choreographer for Tarzan, The Wizard of Oz, Footloose, Damn Yankees and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Cambrian has enjoyed a long career as an actor and dancer in Annie (Daddy Warbucks), Crazy For You (Bobby Child), The King and I (the King) and Hairspray (Edna Turnblad).

Dr. Cathy Hauan
Music Director

Cathy recently retired from Mesa Community College, where she taught voice and music theater. There she served as conductor/pianist for 65 musicals since 2001. Favorites include Parade, Sweeney Todd, The Secret Garden, and Beauty and the Beast. She has won 2 ariZoni Awards. Cathy received her DMA in Vocal Performance from ASU. On stage she has appeared in opera, oratorio, and musical theater. Favorite roles include Sister Mary Amnesia in Nunsense and as a little old lady in The Producers (which she was also conducting).