Original Cast Members Will Reunite for Grand Hotel: The 25th Anniversary Concert

News   Original Cast Members Will Reunite for Grand Hotel: The 25th Anniversary Concert
 
The 54 Sings series will continue May 24 with Grand Hotel: The 25th Anniversary Concert at the intimate Manhattan nightspot 54 Below.

The 7 PM and 9:30 PM concerts will feature original cast members Liliane Montevecchi, Karen Akers, David Jackson and David White.

Walter Willison, also a member of the original cast, will direct and host the evening.

Based on Vicki Baum's "Grand Hotel," the musical of the same name features a score by Robert Wright and George Forrest and a book by Luther Davis. Tony Award winner Maury Yeston contributed additional songs to the score. Song titles include "Who Couldn’t Dance," "Maybe My Baby Loves Me," "Love Can’t Happen" and "I Want to Go to Hollywood," among others.

Grand Hotel began previews at Broadway's Martin Beck Theatre Oct. 16, 1989, later transferring to the Gershwin Theatre. The musical played a total of 31 previews and 1,017 regular performances. Directed and choreographed by Tommy Tune, the original cast featured David Carroll, Karen Akers, Jane Krakowski, Michael Jeter and Liliane Montevecchi.

There is a $40-$50 cover charge with $80-$85 premium seats available; there is also a $25 food and beverage minimum. Click here for more information.

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