The Kennedy Center has announced the principal casting for their upcoming production of Footloose. J. Quinton Johnson will lead the cast in the role of Ren Mccormack. He is joined by Isabella McCalla, Michael Park, and Rebecca Luker.
Joining that cast is the original Broadway director Walter Bobbie. Choreography by Spencer Liff, and music direction by Sonny Paladino. The production is set to run at the Eisenhower Theatre from October 9-13th.
Footloose is based on the iconic 1984 film starring Kevin Bacon. Dean Pitchford, who wrote the screenplay for the film co-wrote the book for the musical. It features songs from Pitchford, Kenny Loggins, Sammy Hagar, Tom Snow, Eric Carmen, and Jim Steinman.