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Canadian singer and actress Deborah Cox and former "American Idol" contender Constantine Maroulis are teaming up for a revival of musical "Jekyll & Hyde," which will stop in Toronto this fall.
Theatre producer David Mirvish and Nederlander Presentations, Inc. have announced that the new production of the four-time Tony Award-nominated musical will perform between November 14 and 18 at the Mirvish Theatre as part of its pre-Broadway tour.
Based on the novella "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson, "Jekyll & Hyde" began its Broadway run in 1997. Its new production for this fall will be directed by Jeff Calhoun, Tomy-nominated director, choreographer, and producer.
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Maroulis will play the dual title role of Dr. Henry Jekyll and Edward. He received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical for his role in the stage musical "Rock of Ages." Other productions he performed include "The Wedding Singer," "Toxic Avenger," "Rent and Jacques Brel is Alive," and "Well and Living in Paris."
Alongside Maroulis, the bestselling singer-songwriter Cox will play as Lucy. Cox has starred in musical "Aida," with music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice. The Toronto's own R&B superstar also won the role of famed French performer Josephine Baker in the upcoming Broadway show "Josephine."
The show is set to return to Broadway in April 2013 after a 25-week North American tour.
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