As previously announced, Carmen Cusack—who made her Broadway debut in the show and subsequently earned a Tony nomination for her star turn—will headline the L.A. engagement, which is presented by Center Theatre Group and runs October 11–November 19. She will return to the role of Alice Murphy once more at the Curran Theater in San Francisco, November 28–December 17.
While the full company for the Los Angeles bow has been announced, including myriad names from the Broadway premiere, casting for the remainder of the tour will be announced at a later date.
Take a look at the current itinerary below. Additional dates will be added in the coming months.
Los Angeles, California (Ahmanson Theatre)
October 11–November 19
San Francisco, California (Curran Theater)
November 28–December 17
Salt Lake City, Utah (Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre)
January 12–27, 2018
Houston, Texas (Theatre Under the Stars)
Worcester, Massachusetts (The Hanover Theatre)
Raleigh, North Carolina (Duke Energy Center)
New Haven, Connecticut (Shubert Theatre)
Dallas Texas (Winspear Opera House)
Charlotte, North Carolina (Belk Theater)
The show, directed by Walter Bobbie and choreographed by Josh Rhodes, travels through 1920s and 1940s North Carolina as magazine editor Alice Murphy tells her story of love, loss, and resilience. In addition to nods for Best Musical and Cusack’s performance, the Broadway production earned Tony nominations for Martin and Brickell’s score, Martin’s book, and August Eriksmoen's folksy orchestrations.
The limited edition cover is available now in Playbill stores, and at Wicked performances for all of October.
The concert benefits A is For, a nonprofit amplifying art and artists that work to end the stigma against abortion.
Bryan Batt hosts the live auction alongside auctioneer Nick Nicholson, while Jelani Remy co-hosts the silent auction with Michael Goddard.
Jackson Grace Gay directs the American premiere of the work.
The Broadway-aimed production, inspired by the life of the jazz legend, will also play a limited engagement in Chicago.
Deborah Grace Winer hosts the concerts, part of the Songbook Sundays series.
Jason Graae directs the West Coast performance of the Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman classic.
Kathleen Marshall directs the new musical, now playing at the U.K.'s Birmingham Rep.
The Old Globe production plays the New Jersey theatre through October 22.