Classic Stage Company's production of Marc Blitzstein’s The Cradle Will Rock officially opened April 3 after beginning preview performances Off-Broadway March 21. Directed by Tony winner John Doyle, performances are set to continue through May 19.
The Cradle Will Rock is a Depression-era indictment of rampant capitalism, told almost entirely in song. The cast is made up of Ken Barnett (Mozart in the Jungle, Fun Home) as Editor Daily, Eddie Cooper (The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, This Ain’t No Disco) as Junior Mister, Benjamin Eakeley (She Loves Me, Cabaret) as Reverend Salvation, Tony nominee David Garrison (Dead Poets Society, The Visit) as Mr. Mister, Ian Lowe (Murder for Two, Nikolai and the Others) as Yasha, Kara Mikula (Allegro, White Christmas) as Sister Mister, Olivier winner Lara Pulver (Gypsy in London, Sherlock) as Moll, Sally Ann Triplett (Sweeney Todd at Barrow Street, The Last Ship) as Mrs. Mister, Rema Webb (The Color Purple, Violet) as Ella, and Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck (On The Town, Prince of Broadway) as Larry Foreman.
Flip through photos of the opening night below:
Photos: A Look at the Opening Night of The Cradle Will Rock at Classic Stage Company
The production features sets by Doyle, costumes by Ann Hould-Ward, lighting design by Jane Cox and Tess James, and music supervision from Greg Jarrett. Casting is by Telsey + Company.