PHOTO CALL: Sold-Out Sheryl Crow Musical Diner Celebrates Opening Night at The Signature Theatre

News   PHOTO CALL: Sold-Out Sheryl Crow Musical Diner Celebrates Opening Night at The Signature Theatre
 
The Signature Theatre's world premiere of Diner, the musical adaptation of the film of the same name, begins performances at the Virginia venue Dec. 9 prior to an official opening Dec. 27.

Directed and choreographed by three-time Tony winner Kathleen Marshall, performances will continue through Jan. 25, 2015.

The cast features Whitney Bashor, Bryan Fenkart, Aaron C. Finley, Josh Grisetti, Erika Henningsen, Derek Klena, Adam Kantor, Tess Soltau, Matthew James Thomas and John Schiappa with Nova Y. Payton, John Leslie Wolfe, MaryLee Adams, Mitch Marois, Maria Egler, Colleen Hayes, David Little, Ben Lurye, Lou Steele and Russell Sunday.

Diner has a book by the movie’s Academy Award-winning screenwriter and director Barry Levinson and an original score by nine-time Grammy Award winner Sheryl Crow.

"Set in Baltimore during Christmas of 1959," according to press notes, "a circle of childhood friends reunite for the upcoming wedding of one of them. From the comfort of their all-night diner, the men, now in their early-twenties, confront the realities of adulthood: marriage, careers, money and the ever-mysterious opposite sex."

Here's a look at opening night:

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