Chaplin The Musical, Three Songs at Broadway in Bryant Park

Cast members of Chaplin the Musical — Rob McClure as Charlie Chaplin, Jenn Colella as Hedda Hopper,Christiane Noll as Hannah Chaplin, Charlie’s mother, and Zachary Unger, who plays the young Charlie Chaplin AND Jackie Coogan, at Broadway in Bryant Park

Three of the main cast members of “Chaplin The Musical,” a new Broadway show about the life of Charlie Chaplin, which is opening at the Ethel Barrymore on September 10, sang three of the show’s songs at the Broadway in Bryant Park concert of August 2nd.

Christiane Noll, who plays Hannah Chaplin, Charlie’s mother (and, little-known to the public, a prostitute), sings “Look At All The People.”

Rob McClure, who plays the Little Tramp himself, sings “If I Left London”

Jenn Colella, who plays gossip columnist Hedda Hopper, sings “All Fall Down.”

Here is Rob McClure

Here are Christiane Noll and Jenn Colella

The performers are three of the 24 members of the cast for the musical, whose songs are written by composer and lyricist Christopher Curtis, and who co-wrote the book with three-time Tony winner Thomas Meehan  (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray.)  Warren Carlyle (Finian’s Rainbow, Hugh Jackman Back on Broadway) is directing.

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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