The cast of Red Roses, Green Gold, the new Off-Broadway musical that features music by members of The Grateful Dead, stopped by the Playbill studio to perform three musical numbers from the twice-extended show. The production is playing through March 18 at the Minetta Lane Theatre Off-Broadway.
Check out “Friend of the Devil” in the video above.
Red Roses, Green Gold tells the story of Jackson Jones and his family of swindlers as they gamble their way to love and riches in 1920s Cumberland, USA.
The show has songs mainly composed by Robert Hunter and the late Jerry Garcia of The Grateful Dead, but also features contributions from band alums Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, and Mickey Hart, as well as Bill Kreutzmann. The musical features a book by Michael Norman Mann and direction and choreography by Rachel Klein. Grateful Dead touring member Jeff Chimenti serves as music supervisor and arranger.
The cast is made up of Brian Russell Carey, Maggie Hollinbeck, David Park, Michael McCoy Reilly, Natalie Storrs, Debbie Christine Tjong, Michael Viruet, and Scott Wakefield.
Check out two more songs, “Broke Down Palace” and “Ripple,” from Red Roses, Green Gold below: