See Rock City & Other Destinations Extends Off-Broadway

News   See Rock City & Other Destinations Extends Off-Broadway
The Transport Group production of Brad Alexander and Adam Mathias' musical See Rock City & Other Destinations will cruise on for an additional week of performances through Aug. 14 at the Duke on 42nd Street.
Sally Wilfert, Mamie Parris and Donna Lynne Champlin
Sally Wilfert, Mamie Parris and Donna Lynne Champlin Photo by Carol Rosegg

See Rock City opened July 25 in its New York City premiere. The production began previews July 17 and was originally scheduled to run through Aug. 8. Drama Desk Award nominee Jack Cummings III directs the musical that has music by Alexander and book and lyrics by Mathias.

The cast includes Stanley Bahorek (Broadway's Big River, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee); Donna Lynne Champlin (Broadway's Billy Elliot, Sweeney Todd, Obie Award winner for TG's The Dark at the Top of the Stairs); Jonathan Hammond (Broadway's Ragtime, OBIE Award winner and Drama League Award nominee for TG's The Boys in the Band); Ryan Hilliard (Off-Broadway's Grey Gardens, Godspell); Mamie Parris (Broadway's Ragtime, 110 in the Shade); Bryce Ryness (Drama Desk Award nominee for Broadway's Hair, TG's Crossing Brooklyn); and Sally Wilfert (Make Me a Song, Broadway's Assassins).

According to TG, "See Rock City & Other Destinations is a contemporary pop-rock musical road trip that ventures to tourist destinations across America, mapping out stories of sightseers in search of fellow travelers: a wanderer believes his destiny is written on rooftops along the North Carolina interstate; a young man yearns to connect with intelligent life in Roswell, New Mexico; a woman at the Alamo steps out of the shadow of her past to take a chance on love; estranged sisters cruise to Glacier Bay to scatter their father's ashes; high school boys face unexpected fears in a Coney Island spook house; and a terrified bride-to-be ponders taking the leap...over Niagara Falls. See Rock City & Other Destinations creates a vivid travelogue of moving characters and connections missed and made along the way."

The creative team includes set and costume designer Dane Laffrey; lighting designer R. Lee Kennedy; production stage manager Theresa Flanagan; and production manager Wendy Patten.

Tickets, which are $48, are available at TransportGroup or by phoning The Duke on 42nd Street box office at (646) 223-3010.

Bryce Ryness and Mamie Parris
Bryce Ryness and Mamie Parris
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