Closer Than Ever, according to Riverside, is an "intimate, insightful musical revue about love, happiness, aging, and life's challenges. With some of the most sophisticated and inventive songs ever written about people and relationships, these melodies are based on real life experiences and stories as told through the music and lyrics of David Shire and Richard Maltby, Jr."
The production will also have music direction by Brent Frederick, scenic design by Allen D. Cornell, lighting design by Rebecca Franklin, costume design by Emily Baldwin and sound design by Craig Beyrooti. Audrey M. Brown is the stage manager.
In other news, the Riverside Theatre’s production of South Pacific has been extended. Originally scheduled to close March 9, performances will now continue through March 16 due to ticket demand. The classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical stars David Pittsinger (Emile de Becque) and Heather Botts (Nellie Forbush).
Tickets for both productions can be purchased by calling the Box Office at (772) 231-6990 or online at www.riversidetheatre.com.
Deaf West’s production of SPRING AWAKENING floored the critics when it premiered in California, prompting the Los Angeles Times to write, "It's hard to enumerate all the ways in which Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING is so very, very good." Now this unapologetically brilliant new production is coming to New York.