Michael McGrath, Hank Azaria, Leslie Kritzer and Megan Hilty Will Be "The Honeymooners" in Industry Reading

News   Michael McGrath, Hank Azaria, Leslie Kritzer and Megan Hilty Will Be "The Honeymooners" in Industry Reading
Goodspeed Musicals, in association with Jeffrey Finn Productions, will present a workshop of the The Honeymooners, a new musical based on the legendary CBS television series of the same name, Nov. 7.

Michael McGrath
Michael McGrath

Invite-only presentations will be held at New 42nd Street Studios.

The cast will feature Tony Award winner Michael McGrath as Ralph Kramden, four-time Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Hank Azaria as Ed Norton, Drama Desk Award nominee Leslie Kritzer as Alice Kramden and Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Megan Hilty as Trixie Norton.

The complete workshop cast will be announced at a later date.

Tony Award winner John Rando will direct the musical comedy, with choreography by Emmy Award winner Joshua Bergasse. The Honeymooners features a book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, music by Stephen Weiner and lyrics by Peter Mills.

Here's how the musical is billed: "Ralph Kramden and his buddy Ed Norton are back and still shooting for the moon in this world-premiere musical. After shocking their wives by winning a high profile jingle contest, they are catapulted out of Brooklyn and into the cutthroat world of Madison Avenue, where they find themselves torn between success and friendship. Filled with warmth, laughs, and an infectious score, The Honeymooners is a new musical comedy that will bang-zoom its way into your heart."

The Honeymooners is presented under a license from CBS Broadcasting, Inc.

For over 60 years, the series has never been off the air, enjoyed in reruns across the country as well as 50 countries abroad, including remakes in Sweden, Poland and The Netherlands.

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