Forever Dusty, a new musical by Kirsten Holly Smith and Jonathan Vankin about the life of late singer Dusty Springfield, began previews at Off-Broadway's New World Stages Nov. 11. The cast offered a preview on Nov. 9.
Forever Dusty, according to the producers, tells the "compelling and moving story of Dusty's journey, in a dramatic, high-energy musical filled with some of the most exciting pop songs ever written," including "Son of a Preacher Man," "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me," "The Look of Love" and many others. Co-writer Smith also stars in the production. She is joined by Christina Sajous, Coleen Sexton, Benim Foster, Sean Patrick Hopkins, Ashley Betton and Jonathan C. Kaplan. Here's a first look at Forever Dusty: