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I Put a Spell on You: The Sanderson Variant


 
8 pm Eastern on Thursday, October 28

A bewitchingly cinematic extravaganza awaits when I Put a Spell on You, the annual sold-out Halloween concert-meets-party, streams online beginning at 8 pm Eastern on Thursday, October 28.

Building on last year’s successful stream, this year’s I Put a Spell on You: The Sanderson Variant adds new numbers and new special guests to an already spooktacular evening. Live chat will be available during the initial stream with on-demand viewing available through November 1.
 

 
I Put a Spell on You was created by and stars Jay Armstong Johnson. This year, the beloved sisters attempt to spread their variant while recruiting some of pop culture’s most iconic villains to fulfill their delightfully devious plot. Johnson returns as Winifred Sanderson with Allison Robinson and Amanda Williams Ware as sisters Sarah and Mary.

Broadway stars joining their adventure are Nick Rashad Burroughs, Gavin Creel, J. Harrison Ghee, Todrick Hall, Robyn Hurder, Eva Noblezada, Ahmad Simmons, Heath Saunders, Jonathan Burke and Will Swenson.

Rounding out the stellar cast are Jasha Benedicto, Jimmy Brewer, Brittany Bohn, Cemiyon, Hayden Clifton, Jai’Quin Coleman, Cara Diaz, Brian Duke, Tyler Eisenreich, Taurean Everett, Zachary Flores, Zuri Noelle Ford, Lili Froehlich, Taylor Isaac Gray, Allison Griffith, Gabriel Hyman, Brittany Jenkins, Karma Jenkins, Erin Kei, Sarah Kleist, Kourtni Lind-Watson, Danny Marin, Emilio Ramos, Jennifer Reed, Austin Reynolds, Ana Riley-Portal, Kellie Rodriguez, Sydnie Roy, Alanna Saunders, Claire Saunders, Cassy Surianello, Michael Sylvester and Kris Ward.

I Put a Spell on You is a spoof of and tribute to the beloved cult classic movie Hocus Pocus. Once again, the Sanderson Sisters return with a COVID-safe visual album complete with larger-than-life performances and choreography, over-the-top costumes and makeup, unmatched production value, and a healthy dose of Broadway magic.

For sponsorship opportunities and VIP ticket pages, contact Nick Mayo at mayo@broadwaycares.org.

I Put a Spell on You: The Sanderson Variant is produced by Katie Rosin, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Danny Marin and DW. The digital film is directed by Eamon Foley, Johnson, Ahmad Simmons, and Catriona Rubenis-Stevens with choreography by Simmons, Johnson, Foley and Kellen Stancil. The music director is Emily Marshall with music supervision and production by Will Van Dyke. The creative team also includes costume design by DW with additional costumes by Brian Hemesath, wigs and hair by Bobbie Cliffton Zlotnik and Daniel Koye, lighting design by Rocky Noel, makeup led by Alcone Company’s Kyle Krueger with Ruthie Weems and Christina Vida, line producing by Rosin of Kampfire Films, production coordination by Emily Ballou, set decoration by Michael Lee Scott and props by Alec Addalia. Roberto Araujo, Ling Mai, Juan Roque and David Spadora serve as directors of photography. Animation and editing of “Evil Queen” provided by Nathan Love Productions. Dancer casting by Jason Styres. Associate produced by Allison Robinson, Jamie Kiliany and Simmons. Catering provided by Chef Rick Bieber, Grady Keefe, La Palapa, Promobile Kitchen and Melissa Tung.

Sponsors include Times Square Alliance, Feinstein’s/54Below, The Mansion Inn, Open Jar Studios, La Palapa, Promobile, Groove With Me and Our Wicked Lady.