Invitation-only readings of the new musical Other World, which features a book by Hunter Bell and music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and Ann McNamee, will be presented March 9 at 2:30 PM and March 10 at 11 AM at the Lyric Theatre Studios on W. 43rd St. in Manhattan.
Bell and Bowen are the co-creators of the critically acclaimed Broadway musical [title of show].
Directed by Gabriel Barre, the cast will feature Ryan Andes, Max William Bartos, Shonica Gooden, Ryan J. Haddad, David Hess, Micah Hilson, Miriam A. Laube, Justin Gregory Lopez, Tiffany Mann, John McGinty, Bonnie Milligan, Mary Kate Morrissey, Shiv Ajay Pancholi-Parekh, Jamie Parton, Seth Rettberg, Dee Roscioli, Blake Stadnik, Carla Stickler, Ali Stroker, and Sally Ann Triplett.
"When avid online gamer Sri, and confirmed non-gamer Lorraine, are magically and unexpectedly sucked into Sri’s favorite video game, Other World," press notes read, "they must find a way to work with each other and, with the aid of fellow gamers and their avatars, survive the game and find a way home."
Music supervision for the reading is by Mary-Mitchell Campbell. Casting is by Telsey + Company. The general manager is Alchemy Production Group with design by Weta Workshop.