From The Mountaintop to The Columnist, A Look at the 2011-12 Broadway Season: The Plays

By Playbill Staff
24 Mar 2012

Show: End Of The Rainbow
Theatre: Belasco Theatre
Preview: March 19, 2012
Opening: April 2, 2012
Closing: Open-ended
Creators: Play by Peter Quilter. Direction by Terry Johnson.
Original Principal Cast: Tracie Bennett as Judy Garland, Michael Cumpsty as Anthony, Tom Pelphrey as Mickey Deans and Jay Russell as BBC Interviewer/Porter/ASM.
Synopsis: According to the producers, "End of the Rainbow is set in December 1968 and Judy Garland is about to make her comeback... again. In a London hotel room preparing for a series of concerts, with both her new young fiancé and her adoring accompanist, Garland struggles to get 'beyond the rainbow' with her signature cocktail of talent, tenacity, and razor-sharp wit. This savagely funny drama offers unique insight into the inner conflict that inspired and consumed one of the most beloved figures in American popular culture. End of the Rainbow features some of Garland’s most memorable songs, performed with the show-stopping gusto for which she will always be remembered."

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