Eryn Murman, Tim Homsley, Jane Pfitsch Will Star in Premiere of New Musical The Snow Queen

News   Eryn Murman, Tim Homsley, Jane Pfitsch Will Star in Premiere of New Musical The Snow Queen
 
San Jose Rep Theatre will present the world-premiere musical adaptation of The Snow Queen, Hans Christian Andersen’s fantastical coming-of-age adventure, Nov. 27-Dec. 22.

Eryn Murman
Eryn Murman

Directed by Rick Lombardo with music direction by Dolores Duran-Cefalu and choreography by Cid Pearlman, the cast will be headed by Eryn Murman as the heroine Gerda with Tim Homsley as Kai. The company will also include Jane Pfitsch as the Snow Queen, Rhett George, Jason Hite, Lee Ann Payne and Cindy Im as well as ensemble members Janice Engelau, Summer Latimer and Jomar Martinez.

The Snow Queen has a book by Kirsten Brandt and Rick Lombardo, lyrics by Brandt, Haddon Kime and Lombardo and music by Kime with additional music by Lombardo.

Based on the story by Hans Christian Anderson, the musical, press notes state, follows "Gerda’s journey through an unimaginably dangerous and whimsical world with singing flowers, a chattering crow and a talking river to save her friend, Kai… An original pop rock score that propels a legend suffused with urban steam punk flair and the enigmatic Snow Queen, turn this traditional fairy tale into an epic quest."

The production has scenic design by Erik Flatmo, costume design by Frances Nelson McSherry, lighting and projection design by David Lee Cuthbert and sound design by Steve Schoenbeck.

Tickets are $79-$34 with 50 percent off for students and for those age 30 and under. For more information visit SJRep.com.

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