Robyn Hurder, who received the Chita Rivera Award for Outstanding Dancer in a Broadway Show and a Drama Desk Award nomination for her portrayal of Marcia Murphey will play her final performance at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) in A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical on Sunday, December 17. Casting for the role of Marcia Murphey will be announced at a future date.
Hurder said, “It’s truly been the most beautiful noise for the past couple of years with this production. It’s amazing when something so unexpected can slip into your life and make an everlasting impact. This experience has brought me so much joy. It has challenged me, and it has changed me… all for the better. I will never forget the incredible group of humans I’ve had the honor of working with and the audiences that have made this moment in my life so memorable.”
The cast of A Beautiful Noise also features “American Idol” winner Nick Fradiani as Neil Diamond – Then, Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominee Mark Jacoby as Neil Diamond – Now, and Shirine Babb as Doctor. They are joined by Jessie Fisher as Jaye Posner; Michael McCormick as Fred Weintraub, Tommy O’Rourke; Tom Alan Robbins as Bert Berns, Kieve Diamond; and Bri Sudia as Ellie Greenwich, Rose Diamond.
The ensemble, swings, and standbys include Neal Benari (standby Neil Diamond – Now), Jordan Dobson (swing), Ninako Donville (swing), Paige Faure (ensemble), Kalonjee Gallimore (ensemble), Samantha Gershman (swing), Becky Gulsvig (standby for Ellie Greenwich, Jaye Posner, Marcia, and Rose Diamond), Jess LeProtto (ensemble), Tatiana Lofton (ensemble), Aaron James McKenzie (ensemble), Mary Page Nance (ensemble), Robert Pendilla (swing), Max Sangerman (ensemble), Aveena Sawyer (swing), MiMi Scardulla (ensemble), Deandre Sevon (ensemble), Vanessa Aurora Sierra (ensemble), and Sean Watkinson (swing).