Hunter Foster Completes Love Triangle of Broadway Musical The Bridges of Madison County

News   Hunter Foster Completes Love Triangle of Broadway Musical The Bridges of Madison County
Tony Award nominee Hunter Foster will join Kelli O’Hara and Steven Pasquale in the Broadway production of the new Jason Robert Brown musical The Bridges of Madison County, which begins previews Jan. 17, 2014, at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

Hunter Foster
Hunter Foster

Foster (Hands on a Hardbody, Urinetown, Little Shop of Horrors) will play Bud Johnson, the husband of Francesca Johnson, to be played by four-time Tony nominee O'Hara (The Light in the Piazza, South Pacific, Nice Work If You Can Get It). Pasquale (Reasons to Be Pretty, Far From Heaven, "Rescue Me") will play photographer Robert Kincaid.

The romantic musical centers on a brief, four-day love affair between a National Geographic photographer and an Italian-American housewife in 1965 Iowa. Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep starred in the 1995 film adaptation.

Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher (Golden Boy, South Pacific, The Light in the Piazza) helms the musical — based on the 1992 Robert James Waller novel — which has a score by Tony winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade, Songs for a New World) and a book by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner Marsha Norman (The Secret Garden, 'Night Mother). It will officially open Feb. 20.

The creative team includes Michael Yeargan (scenic design), Donald Holder (lighting design), Catherine Zuber (costume design), Jon Weston (sound design), Deborah Hecht (dialect coach) and Thomas Murray (music director).

The musical is produced by Jeffrey Richards, Stacey Mindich, and Jerry Frankel. They will be joined by Gutterman Chernoff, Hunter Arnold, Ken Davenport, Carl Daikeler, Scott M. Delman, Aaron Priest, Red Mountain Theatre Company, Independent Presenters Network, Libby Adler Mages/Mari Stuart, Caiola Productions, Remmel Dickinson, David Lancaster, Bellanca Smigel Rutter, Mark S. Golub & David S. Golub, Will Trice, with Warner Bros Theatre Ventures and The Shubert Organization. Tickets are now on sale via

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