Cory will be presented at the Lion's Theatre next month as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival. The cast will include Catherine Cox as Mrs. Baker, Harris Doran as Chip, Allen Fitzpatrick as Ted, Cady Huffman as Rose, Herndon Lackey as Richard, Maureen Moore as Charlotte, Christeena Riggs as Louise, John Sloman as Eddie and Lynne Wintersteller as Emily. James Brennan directs with musical direction by Lawrence Yurman. The creative team also features Michael Bottari and Ron Case (set and costume design) and Phil Monat (lighting design).
Richard Cory, according to the NYMF website, is "based on the famous poem by E.A. Robinson, [and] tells the story of a man who has 'everything' yet simply cannot fit in. Each scene is in a different musical style, but in every interaction, Richard fails to find his own voice."
The musical will be presented Sept. 14 at 8 PM, Sept. 17 at 8 PM, Sept. 18 at 4:30 PM, Sept. 19 at 7 and 9:30 PM, Sept. 21 at 1 PM and Sept. 24 at 1 PM. The Lion's Theatre is located in Manhattan at 410 West 42nd Street. For more information, visit www.nymf.org.