Folk-Rock Musical Towards the Moon to Play 59E59 Theaters
13 Nov 2013
59E59 Theaters will present the U.S. premiere of Andrew McGregor's folk-rock musical Towards the Moon beginning Nov. 19 prior to an official opening Nov. 27.
Directed by Paul Andrew Perez, the cast features Lindsay Avellino, Elizabeth Pryce Davies, Liam Nelligan, Ricky Romano, Elena Ruigomez and Lindsay Wund. Performances will continue through Dec. 1.
The live band includes Steve Loftus (keyboards), Paul Andrew Perez (guitar) and Steve Finkelstein (percussion).
Here's how the production is billed: "Frustrated with life in the small town of Greenock, Bobby is faced with a life-altering event to leave all he knows behind in the pursuit of success and fame. This tale of lost and found friendships tracks the dilemmas and struggles of anyone who ever dared to dream."
Towards the Moon will feature musical direction by Steve Loftus and choreography by Abby Bernbaum.
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!