Melissa joins the pre-Broadway production of Cagney. Originally seen off-Broadway in 2015, the musical is now set to play at Pioneer Theatre Company from September 20 through October 5 with current Frozen star Robert Creighton reprising his turn as James Cagney. With music and lyrics by Creighton and Christopher McGovern, Cagney will be directed by Bill Castellino and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse.
Darrin Baker will co-star (Tarzan) as Jack Warner, Cagney's chief adversary and CEO of Warner Brothers. The cast also includes Clara Cox (42nd Street), Matt Crowle (Monty Python's Spamalot), Darren Crago (Holiday Inn), Jeffry Denman (White Christmas), Robert Anthony Jones (Finding Neverland), Charis Leos (The Glass Menagerie), Daniel Plimpton (The Book of Mormon), Hayley Podschun (Wicked), Melissa Schott (White Christmas) and Edward Tolve (Funny Face).