PHOTO CALL: Meet the Cast of the Vineyard's Superhero Musical Brooklynite

News   PHOTO CALL: Meet the Cast of the Vineyard's Superhero Musical Brooklynite
 
The Vineyard Theatre will present the world premiere of the new musical Brooklynite, inspired by the Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company.

Based on characters created by Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, the musical features a book by Peter Lerman and Michael Mayer and music and lyrics by Lerman.

Performances will begin Jan. 30, prior to an official opening Feb. 25. The limited engagement will continue through Sunday March 22.

Brooklynite will be directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Spring Awakening).

The musical will feature Andrew Call (Found, Rock Of Ages), Gerard Canonico (Spring Awakening), Max Chernin (Bright Star), Nick Choksi (Indian Ink, Natasha, Pierre And The Great Comet Of 1812), Nick Cordero (Bullets Over Broadway), Matt Doyle (War Horse, The Book Of Mormon), Carla Duren (110 in the Shade, Hairspray), Ann Harada (Avenue Q, Cinderella), John-Michael Lyles (Angelina Ballerina), Grace McLean (Bedbugs; Natasha, Pierre And The Great Comet Of 1812), Tom Alan Robbins (The Lion King, Sunset Boulevard), Nicolette Robinson ("The Affair," "Hart of Dixie") and Remy Zaken (Spring Awakening, The Anthem).

"Trey Swieskowski is an idealistic hardware store clerk who dreams of becoming a superhero. Astrolass, Brooklyn's most celebrated superhero, is determined to throw in the cape and live like a normal Brooklynite," press notes state. "When they meet they hatch a plan that will change their lives forever. But can they save Brooklyn when it suddenly teeters on the brink of disaster?" Brooklynite will feature scenic design by Donyale Werle, costume design by Andrea Lauer, lighting design by Kevin Adams and sound design by Kai Harada, with Kimberly Grigsby serving as musical director.

Visit vineyardtheatre.org for more information.


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