Brooks Ashmanskas, who plays Broadway actor Barry in The Prom, is featured in the new music video for “Barry Is Going to Prom,” a song from the musical at the Longacre Theatre. Watch the video above.
The cast recording for The Prom, which also features Caitlin Kinnunen, Isabelle McCalla, Tony winner Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber, Angie Schworer, Josh Lamon, and Michael Potts, is currently available from Sony Masterworks Broadway.
The musical tells the story of Emma, an Indiana high schooler who becomes ostracized when she wants to take her girlfriend to the prom. Meanwhile, in New York, Broadway stars Dee Dee Allen (Leavel) and Barry Glickman (Ashmanskas) need to rehab their image after their show, Eleanor The Musical! closes opening night due to their narcissistic personalities. They, along with Angie (Schworer) and Trent (Sieber), decide to take up Emma's cause.
The production officially opened November 15, 2018, at the Longacre.