What Do Critics Think of the Fiorello! Revival?

The Verdict   What Do Critics Think of the Fiorello! Revival? The Berkshire Theatre Group production marks the group’s Off-Broadway debut.
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The cast of Fiorello! Emma Rothenberg-Ware

The Berkshire Theatre Group’s revival of Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick, George Abbott and Jerome Weidman’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical Fiorello! officially opened September 9 at The East 13th Street Theater. The production, which is directed by Bob Moss and began previews September 4, marks the group’s Off-Broadway debut as well as the first full-scale revival of the musical in New York.

The cast is made up of Katie Birenboim, Michael Brahce, Rebecca Brudner, Dan Cassin, Chelsea Groen, Austin Lombardi, Matt McLean, Rylan Morsbach, Julius Reese, Michael Sullivan, Erika Anclade, John Barsoian, Matt Caccamo, Drew Carr, Collier Cobb, Christy Coco, Ana Marie Lovric, Kelsey Ryan Moore, Benjamin Dallas Redding and Jessica Riloff.

Last seen on Broadway in 1959, the acclaimed musical chronicles the life of Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, including his years as a political crusader, through World War I and onto his election.

Read reviews for the New York run below:

Financial Times
The New York Times
NBC New York
The Wall Street Journal

See photos of the cast in rehearsal below:

The creative team is made up of Michael Callahan (choreographer), Evan Zavada (music director), Carl Sprague (scenic design), David Murin (costume design), Matthew E. Adelson (lighting design), Brendan F Doyle (sound design), Alan Filderman (casting director/artistic associate), Lee Perlman (producing consultant), Liam Lonegan (assistant director), Serena Wong (assistant lighting designer), David Alan Stern (dialect coach), Stephanie Hawkins (production coordinator) and Chandalae Nyswonger (performance stage manager).

Tickets for Fiorello! can be purchased by phone at (800) 833-3006 or online at fiorellonyc.brownpapertickets.com. For more information visit BerkshireTheatreGroup.com.

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