The Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's world premiere of the new musical Triangle plays March 26-April 5 at the Plaza Theatre.
The new musical was penned by Curtis Moore (music and book), Thomas Mizer (lyrics and book) and Joshua Scher (book). Artistic director Michael Baron directs.
The cast includes Broadway's Megan McGinnis, Adam Halpin and Adam Heller, who are joined by local favorites Dallas Lish and Jennifer Teel as well as West Coast actress Sharon Reitkerk.
This original mystery/romance, according to press notes, is "set against the backdrop of New York City’s infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. Two couples from different eras—a 1911 Jewish seamstress and her Italian foreman and in 2011, a graduate student and a free-spirited stranger—discover what it means to risk everything you have and everything you believe for love."
“This is truly a unique and important opportunity for us,” said artistic director Baron in a previous statement. “It has always been one of my goals to not only reinterpret the classics, but also create new works right here at Lyric. I first saw a reading of this wonderful new musical at The National Alliance for Musical Theatre’s New Works Festival in New York City in the fall of 2012. I instantly approached the composers and asked them if they would be interested in having Triangle developed ‘on its feet’ at Lyric with the first full production. With a cast of Broadway regulars and local favorites and a creative team from New York and Oklahoma, this journey promises to be an exciting one I hope you take with us.”
The design/creative team also includes music director James Sampliner, set designer Adam Koch, sound designer Sun Hee Kil, costume designer Jeffrey Meek, lighting designer Art Whaley, properties designer Elizabeth Rescinito and stage manager Brendan J O'Brien.
Following each performance is a talkback with Baron and the creative team, as well as members of the theatre community.
To purchase single or season tickets, call Lyric’s box office at (405) 524-9312, visit LyricTheatreOKC.com or stop by the box office at 1727 NW 16th Street.
You're invited to spend an evening filled with personal tales of difficult choices, bad breaks, worse men and some of the most glorious songs ever written. It's an intimate evening, up close with a legend.
So pull up a chair and order up a drink. Because she's got a life to sing. Tickets as low as $85!
Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You