Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez Will Star in Matthew Lopez's Somewhere at Hartford Stage
21 Feb 2014
Hartford Stage will present the East Coast premiere of Somewhere, a dance-filled piece by Matthew Lopez (The Whipping Man) about a Puerto Rican family in 1959 New York City.
Featuring original music by Tony Award winner Bill Sherman and choreography by Greg Graham, Somewhere begins performances April 3, prior to an official opening April 11. The production will continue through May 4.
Here's how the production is billed: "In 1959, West Side Story is storming Broadway, and a movie version is on the way. It fuels the show-business dreams of Inez Candelaria (Lopez), who works as an usher but hopes that her children will succeed on the other side of the footlights."
Somewherewill feature scenic design by Donyale Werle, costume design by Amy Clark, lighting design by Philip Rosenberg and sound design by Jason Crystal. Lori Lundquist is production stage manager.
Tickets and more information are available by calling (860) 527-5151 or visiting hartfordstage.org.
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.