Encores! Off-Center to Present 1-Night-Only Working Panel with Stephen Schwartz, Lin-Manuel Miranda, More

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The free event will include performances and discussions regarding the musical, which will be mounted at New York City Center June 26–29.
Stephen Schwartz and Lin-Manuel Miranda
Stephen Schwartz and Lin-Manuel Miranda

Continuing New York City Center's 75th anniversary celebration, members of the creative team behind Working will gather for a one-night-only panel June 17 to discuss the show ahead of its Encores! Off-Center run.

Set to appear are Stephen Schwartz, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Susan Birkenhead, Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, and Off-Center Creative Advisor and Founding Artistic Director Jeanine Tesori.

Working cast member Mateo Ferro will sing "Delivery," written for the reworked version of the musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda, during the presentation.

In addition to Ferro, the cast of the Off-Center presentation, running June 26–29, will feature Andrea Burns, David Garrison, Helen Hunt, Christopher Jackson, Javier Muñoz, and Tracie Thoms.

Those hoping to attend can enter to win a pair of tickets by signing up on City Center’s website and posting a message on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #WorkingNYCC.

READ: Stephen Sondheim's Road Show, Stephen Schwartz's Working, More Head to New York City Center in 2019

Originally presented on Broadway in 1978, the musical is adapted from Studs Terkel’s book exploring the lives of those in the American workforce, by composer Schwartz and librettist Nina Faso. The updated adaptation features additional material from Miranda, Gordon Greenberg, Carnelia, Grant, Mary Rodgers, Birkenhead, and James Taylor.

Scroll through photos from a recent production at London's Southwark Theatre below.

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