Theater Row's Clurman Theater Off-Broadway will present the world premiere of Nancy Harrow's jazz musical For the Last Time, set in 1950's New Orleans and inpsired by Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel "The Marble Faun."
For the Last Time features a book by Will Pomerantz and Harrow, based on the story of a beautiful artist who finds herself hunted by a mysterious man. The show will be directed by Pomerantz with arrangements/orchestrations by Dennis Mackrel and music direction by Cody Owen Stine. Performances are set to begin May 19 with an official opening night scheduled for May 28. The cast will feature Brittany Campbell, Carl Clemons-Hopkins, Kim Exum, Britton Smith , Anita Welch, Reggie D. White and Jason Veasey. The eight-piece jass ensemble will feature associate musical director Alphonso Horne, Owen Broder, Carrie Dowell, Robert Edwards , Nathan Ellman-Bell, Eleanor Norton, and Eric Wheeler. Here's a look at the production:
In Rehearsal With the World Premiere Jazz Musical For The Last Time