Daphne Rubin-Vega Tapped for Miss You Like Hell Musical

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La Jolla Playhouse will stage the world premiere by Quiara Alegría Hudes and Erin McKeown.
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California’s La Jolla Playhouse has announced the cast for the world premiere of Miss You Like Hell, with a book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegría Hudes (In the Heights, Water by the Spoonful) and music and lyrics by singer/songwriter Erin McKeown. Among the stars of the new musical will be Rent Tony nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega.

Quiara Alegria Hudes and Daphne Rubin-Vega
Quiara Alegria Hudes and Daphne Rubin-Vega

With direction by Lear deBessonet (The Odyssey) and choreography by Danny Mefford (Fun Home), Miss You Like Hell is set to begin performances October 25 and run through December 4 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. The new work is billed as a “vibrant and affecting” musical about family, full of joy, love and frustration.

Joining Rubin-Vega will be Krystina Alabado, Cliff Bemis, Vanessa A. Jones, David Patrick Kelly, Julio Monge, Olivia Oguma, Victor Chan, Cashae Monya and Kürt Norby.

“When a free-spirited mother convinces her whip-smart teenage daughter to join her on a drive across the country, neither can imagine where it will take them,“ read production notes for Miss You LIke Hell. “Chance encounters with a motley crew of characters along the way brings them closer to understanding what sets them apart—and what connects them forever.“

The creative team includes Julie McBride, music director; Donyale Werle, scenic designer; Emilio Sosa, costume designer; Tyler Micoleau, lighting designer; Dan Moses Schreier, sound designer; Gabriel Greene, dramaturg; Tara Rubin Casting; and Evangeline Rose Whitlock, stage manager.

Tickets go on sale August 27 at LaJollaPlayhouse.org or by calling (858) 550-1010.

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