NEWSical the Musical: End of the World Edition Opens Off-Broadway Feb. 1

News   NEWSical the Musical: End of the World Edition Opens Off-Broadway Feb. 1 NEWSical the Musical: End of the World Edition, the latest version of the topical Off-Broadway musical revue NEWSical the Musical, opens Feb. 1 at Theatre Row on West 42nd Street.

Christina Bianco
Christina Bianco Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

The cast features Christine Pedi (Forbidden Broadway, Talk Radio), Christina Bianco (Drama Desk nominee, Forbidden Broadway), Michael West (Forbidden Broadway, When Pigs Fly), John Walton West (national tours of The Drowsy Chaperone and The Producers), Amy Griffin (How the Grinch Stole Christmas) and Tommy Walker (Evil Dead).

"From Occupy Wall Street to the 2012 Presidential Election and the national fight for marriage equality to the Mayan calendar, Ashton and Demi and the end of soaps, all the biggest stories of the year in pop culture and politics are given composer-lyricist Rick Crom's signature skewering" in the 90-minute revue, according to press notes.

Rounding out the creative team are Ed Goldschneider (music director), Jason Courson (set designer), Josh Starr (lighting designer) and Scott Delacruz (stage manager).

Tom D'Angora produces.

Theatre Row is located at 410 West 42nd Street. Tickets are $70 and can be purchased through Telecharge.com or by calling (212) 279-4200.

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