By Michael Gioia
16 Apr 2014
Presented at 9:30 PM and 11:30 PM, The Wild Party Swings features songs from Lippa's musical as re-imagined by Charlie Rosen's Broadway Big Band. Noah Himmelstein (I Am Harvey Milk, Little Miss Sunshine) will direct the evening that has music supervision by Mary-Mitchell Campbell. Robb Nanus produces.
Composer-lyricist Lippa (Big Fish, The Addams Family) will be part of the evening that features Murney alongside Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, "Smash"), Les Miz star Caissie Levy (11:30 PM concert only), Ciara Renee (Pippin), Tony winner Michael Cerveris (Assassins), Christopher Jackson (In the Heights) and Leslie Kritzer (Elf).
According to the creators, "Andrew Lippa’s iconic musical The Wild Party is back and bigger than ever. With the help of Charlie Rosen and his 17-piece jazz band, hear your favorite hits like never before. Join award-winning composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa and some of Broadway’s best as they reimagine and rediscover the score that started it all."