Irish Repertory Theatre celebrated the official opening of its Off-Broadway revival of On a Clear Day You Can See Forever June 28. The Alan Jay Lerner and Burton Lane musical is adapted and directed by Artistic Director Charlotte Moore and stars Tony nominee Melissa Errico.
In the 1965 musical, a young woman (Errico) goes to a psychiatrist to cure her smoking, but instead, through hypnosis, discovers that she is the reincarnation of a well-born English lady.
The principal cast is rounded out by Stephen Bogardus as Dr. Mark Bruckner and John Cudia as Edward Moncrief. On a Clear Day You Can See Forever began performances June 15 and is scheduled to play through August 12.
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Rounding out the company of On a Clear Day You Can See Forever are Florrie Bagel (Jerry Springer: The Opera) as Flora, Rachel Coloff (Urinetown) as Mrs. Hatch, Caitlin Gallogly (Silicon Valley) as Janie Preston, Daisy Hobbs (Aladdin) as Muriel Benson, Craig Waletzko (Kinky Boots) as Conrad, William Bellamy (The Emperor Jones) as Hubert Insdale, Peyton Crim (Finian’s Rainbow) as Chairman Latimer/Solicitor Trundle, and Matt Gibson (Ragtime) as Warren Smith.
Check Out the Opening Night for Irish Rep's On a Clear Day You Can See Forever Starring Melissa Errico
The production features music direction by John Bell (Fiddler on the Roof), choreography by Barry McNabb (Finian’s Rainbow), and orchestrations by Josh Clayton (Donnybrook!). Gary Adler (Escape to Margaritaville) conducts.
The production team includes scenic designer James Morgan (Three Small Irish Masterpieces), costume designer Whitney Locher (Woman and Scarecrow), lighting designer Mary Jo Dondlinger (Finian’s Rainbow), and sound designer M. Florian Staab (The Seafarer). Casting is by Deborah Brown (Our Town).