Hicks Completes Cast of Off-Broadway Jacques Brel Revival

News   Hicks Completes Cast of Off-Broadway Jacques Brel Revival Casting is now complete for the forthcoming Off-Broadway revival of Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, which is set to begin previews at the Zipper Theatre March 5.

Rodney Hicks joins the previously announced Robert Cuccioli, Natascia Diaz and Gay Marshall for the famed revue, which will officially open March 27. Gordon Greenberg directs.

Rodney Hicks has appeared on Broadway in Rent and Jesus Christ Superstar and Off-Broadway in Dorian Gray, Beautiful and From My Hometown. His regional credits include Two Gentlemen of Verona and Lobby Hero. Hicks has been seen on screen in “Law and Order: Criminal Intent,” “NYPD Blue,” “Hope and Faith,” “Django” and “Bad Decisions.”

Jacques Brel Is Alive & Well & Living in Paris features music and lyrics by the late Jacques Brel; conception, English lyrics and additional material by Eric Blau and Mort Shuman. The original staging of the revue opened in 1968 at The Village Gate in New York City and ran for 1,847 performances. Song titles include "Old Folks," "Carousel" and "If We Only Have Love."

Jacques Brel will play Mondays at 8 PM, Tuesdays at 7 PM, Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 7 PM with matinees Saturdays and Sundays at 3 PM. Tickets, priced $65, are available by calling (212) 239-6200. The Zipper Theater is located in Manhattan at 336 West 37th Street.

For more information visit www.jacquesbrelreturns.com.

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