Justin Guarini, Erin Mackey, Telly Leung to Star in Broadway Musical In Transit

News   Telly Leung, Justin Guarini Among Cast of A Cappella Broadway Musical In Transit The new musical that counts Frozen Oscar winner Kristen Anderson-Lopez among its writers, begins previews November 10.
Justin Guarini, Erin Mackey and Telly Leung
Justin Guarini, Erin Mackey and Telly Leung

In Transit, the incoming a cappella Broadway musical about the intertwining paths of eleven young New Yorkers, has announced a cast that includes Justin Guarini (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown; American Idol), Telly Leung (Allegiance) and Erin Mackey (Amazing Grace).

The show, whose creative team includes Academy Award winner Kristen Anderson-Lopez (Frozen), also stars David Abeles (Once), 2016 America’s Got Talent contestant Moya Angela (Ghost The Musical), 2012 American Beatbox Vice Champion Steven “HeaveN” Cantor (Broadway debut), Gerianne Pérez (Broadway debut), Margo Seibert (Rocky), Chesney Snow (Broadway debut), James Snyder (If/Then), Mariand Torres (Broadway debut), Nicholas Ward (On the Town), Adam Bashian (Broadway debut), Laurel Harris (Beautiful) and Aurelia Williams (Broadway debut).

READ MORE: What to Expect From the Broadway-Bound In Transit - An Interview with Lopez

In Transit, which played a critically acclaimed run Off-Broadway, will begin previews November 10 at Broadway’s Circle in the Square, prior to a December 11 opening night.

Circle in the Square is currently home to the Tony-winning musical Fun Home, which will end its run September 10.

Tickets range $89-$159 and can be ordered at Telecharge.com.

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With a book, music and lyrics by Anderson-Lopez, James-Allen Ford, Russ Kaplan and Sara Wordsworth, vocal arrangements by Deke Sharon (Pitch Perfect, The Sing-Off) and musical supervision by Rick Hip-Flores (Rocky), In Transit will be directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes, Nice Work If You Can Get It).

Featuring an a cappella score, In Transit, according to press notes, is a “new, modern musical bringing to life a vivid tapestry of characters and music in the city that never sleeps...or stands still. Inspired by the vibrant rhythms of life on the subway, In Transit follows the intertwining lives of eleven New Yorkers, all hoping to catch the express train to success, love and happiness...and the stops they make along the way.”

The creative team includes scenic design by Tony Award winner Donyale Werle (Peter and the Starcatcher), costume design by Tony Award winner Clint Ramos (Eclipsed), lighting design by Tony Award winner Donald Holder (The King and I), sound design by Ken Travis (Aladdin) and casting by Binder Casting, Inc.

In Transit was originally produced Off-Broadway in fall 2010 by Primary Stages at 59E59. The limited run began previews September 21, 2010, and officially opened October 5, 2010, to positive reviews and was awarded the 2011 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble. It also had a 2012 reading and was performed in a concert version at Feinstein's/54 Below in March.

In Transit is produced by Janet B. Rosen for Six Train Productions. Scott Landis serves as executive producer.


(Updated August 30, 2016)

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