Morgan Weed and Jed Resnick Will Star in NYMF's Swing State

News   Morgan Weed and Jed Resnick Will Star in NYMF's Swing State
 
Casting has been announced for the New York Musical Theatre Festival production of Swing State, which will play the 45th St. Theatre Mainstage July 20-29.

Directed by Drama Desk Award nominee Igor Goldin, the cast will include Morgan Weed (currently in Rent at New World Stages) and Jed Resnick (currently in Avenue Q at New World Stages).

The new musical features book and lyrics by Dana Yeaton (a Helen Hayes Award nominee for his play Redshirts) and music by Andy Mitton.

Set in Ohio, Swing State, according to press notes, "follows the unpredictable relationship that develops between Kindergarten teacher and Born Again Christian Bonnie (Weed) and her chiropractor Neil (Resnick), a gay atheist who arrives in Ohio fresh from New York City."

The production will also feature scenic design by Josh Zangen, lighting design by Zach Blane, costume design by Joseph S. Blaha, sound design by David Margolin Lawson and projection design by Driscoll Otto.

Show times are July 20 at 8 PM, July 21 at 1 PM and 5 PM, July 24 at 8 PM, July 25 at 1 PM and July 29 at 4:30 PM. 45th Street Theatre is located at 354 West 45th Street. Tickets, priced at $25, can be purchased online at www.NYMF.org or by phone at (212) 352-3101.

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