Casting is complete for the original pop/rock musical We Are the Tigers, which will make its New York premiere beginning February 7, 2019, at Theatre 80, 80 St. Mark's Place.
Michael Bello will direct the teen horror comedy, written and composed by Preston Max Allen. Opening is scheduled for February 21 for a limited run through April 17.
The cast features Lauren Zakrin (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, Cruel Intentions, Rock of Ages), Cathy Ang (KPOP), Jenny Rose Baker (Fiddler on the Roof), Cameron Bartell, Kaitlyn Frank (Newsies national tour), Louis Griffin, Zoe Jensen, Caroline Lellouche, Wonu Ogunfowora (Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, A Bronx Tale), Sydney Parra (Cleopatra), Celeste Rose (Unexpected Joy), Mimi Scardulla (Gigantic), and Alexia Sielo (Cleopatra).
The musical concerns a dismally low-ranking team of cheerleaders trying to survive the night while being terrorized by a serial killer.
The production will also have music supervision and arrangements by Patrick Sulken, scenic design by Ann Beyersdorfer, costume design by Heather Carey, lighting design by Jamie Roderick, sound design by Josh Liebert, choreography by Katherine Roarty, props design by Alyssa Tryon, violence design by Matt Franta and Brandon Pugmire, casting by Kate Lumpkin Casting, musical direction by Geraldine Anello, dramaturgy by Nina Kauffman, and orchestrations by Matthew Aument.
The production stage manager is Jenny Kennedy, and the assistant stage manager is Jenna Lazar. Production management is by Melanie Guinto, Evan Bernardin Productions, and the production’s general manager is Gwynne Richmond, Evan Bernardin Productions.