Tomorrow Morning Ends Off-Broadway Run Tonight, April 23

News   Tomorrow Morning Ends Off-Broadway Run Tonight, April 23
 
Tomorrow Morning, Laurence Mark Wythe's musical about "coupling and uncoupling," seen in London and Chicago, concludes its New York City run at The York Theatre Company's home April 23 at 8 PM. The production, which began previews March 21, officially opened March 30. 

Autumn Hurlbert and Matthew Hydzik
Autumn Hurlbert and Matthew Hydzik Photo by Carol Rosegg

Tom Mullen, who directed in Chicago, stages the four-actor show for the York and Hilary A. Williams LLC, who are presenting the Off-Broadway premiere.

The cast comprises D.B. Bonds (The Phantom of the Opera), Autumn Hurlbert (Legally Blonde), Matthew Hydzik (West Side Story) and Mary Mossberg (Mamma Mia! national tour).

With book, lyrics and music by Wythe, the musical is billed this way: "Tomorrow Morning is a warmly sophisticated new musical about the coupling and uncoupling of relationships. Witty, moving and emotionally complex, Tomorrow Morning speaks to anyone who has ever fallen in or out of love."

Tomorrow Morning won Chicago's Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Musical in 2009. A Chicago cast album preserves the score. Visit www.tomorrowmorningthemusical.com.

In the show, two couples are separated by time, "yet bound together by the uncertainty of impending change and the ultimately redeeming power of love," according to earlier production notes in Chicago. The creative team also includes Dan P. Conley (scenic design), Bill Morey (costume design), Kirk Bookman (lighting design) and Mike Tutaj (video, projections and sound design). The production stage manager is Sarah Butke.

An early version of Tomorrow Morning had its world premiere at London's New End Theatre in 2006. In August 2007 a first draft of an Americanized script previewed in a reading at Theatre Building Chicago's Stages Festival of New Musicals. For the Chicago 2008 premiere staging, "significant adjustments were made to the script, and songs were added and deleted to raise the dramatic stakes."

The limited Off-Broadway engagement plays the Theatre at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street).

Visit www.yorktheatre.org for the complete performance schedule. Tickets are $67.50 and are available online at www.yorktheatre.org, by calling (212) 935-5820, or in person at the box office at the York Theatre at Saint Peter's.

Mary Mossberg, D.B. Bonds, Matthew Hydzik and Autumn Hurlbert
Mary Mossberg, D.B. Bonds, Matthew Hydzik and Autumn Hurlbert Photo by Carol Rosegg
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