Werewolf Musical Autumn Moon Howls in NYC Aug. 11-Sept. 2

News   Werewolf Musical Autumn Moon Howls in NYC Aug. 11-Sept. 2 Autumn Moon: A Rock Musical Thriller, billed as a seductive, action-packed musical about a werewolf curse, makes its world premiere Aug. 11-Sept. 2 in Greenwich Village.
From Bottom: Scott Richard Foster, Dana Barathy (right), Jesse Easley (left), David Weitzer and Mishaela Faucher in Autumn Moon: A Rock Musical Thriller.
From Bottom: Scott Richard Foster, Dana Barathy (right), Jesse Easley (left), David Weitzer and Mishaela Faucher in Autumn Moon: A Rock Musical Thriller. Photo by Kevin B. Johnson

The show, with music, lyrics, and book by David Velarde, plays the Wings Theatre. Jonathan Stuart Cerullo (Band in Berlin) directs, with choreography by Lauren Cozza. "On the eve of his 25th birthday, a young man named Lycan is troubled by increasingly tormenting nightmares," according to production notes. "Desperate for answers, he turns to a psychic who reveals that, as a result of a deal struck by one of his ancestors with the devil, Lycan is destined to transform into a bloodthirsty werewolf with each full moon, starting on his 25th birthday. Through supernatural means, Lycan journeys backwards in time to one of his past lives in an attempt to break the curse."

Featured in the cast are Dana Barathy, William Broyles, Jesse Easley, Mishaela Faucher, Sara Fetgatter, Scott Richard Foster, Jeremy Jonet, Marissa Lupp, Rebecca Riker, Amber Shirley and David Weitzer.

The creative team includes musical director Martin Bejerano, scenery and prop designer Deborah Gaouette, lighting designer Julie Seitel, costume designer Stephen Smith and stage manager Colleen Sherry.

The Wings Theatre is at 154 Christopher Street. Performances are scheduled for Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 3:30 PM and 8 PM.

Tickets are $20 and are available at www.wingstheatre.com or by calling (212) 627-2961.

For more information, visit www.autumnmoonmusical.com.

A concept album contains 20 tracks and features vocal performances by David Velarde, Sherry Hart, Raymond Jaramillo McLeod (Dance of the Vampires, Wonderful Town), Allison Mosier and David Weitzer.

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