In the performance, conceived of by Jeffrey Schechter, who played Mike in the revival, and edited by Heather Parcells, more than 42 cast members from that production joined in on the virtual dance number to the beloved musical from Michael Bennett, which first premiered on Broadway in 1975.
The cast of the revival performs while in isolation from their "living rooms, backyards, empty streets and parking lots, which are cut together into 'one singular sensation,' in a performance by turns nostalgic, humorous, and unifying," according to the official video description. Occasionally, a child or a pet can be seen bopping into the frame.
Among the cast members who kick it up for the video are Alisan Porter, Paul McGill, Schecter, Jason Tam, Natalie Cortez, Deidre Goodwin, Yuka Takara, Mara Davi, Tony Yazbeck, Jessica Lee Goldyn, and Charlotte D'Amboise.
Watch the uplifting performance below. "A five, six, seven, eight!"
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