PHOTO CALL: A Peek at Paradise Found in London

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The starry new American musical Paradise Found, co-directed by Harold Prince and Susan Stroman, began its world-premiere run May 19 at London's Menier Chocolate Factory.

Based on the novel "The Tale of the 1002nd Night" by Joseph Roth, the show features a libretto by Richard Nelson (James Joyce's The Dead, Two Shakespearean Actors), music by Johann Strauss II, lyrics by Tony Award nominee Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind, Herringbone) and music adapted and arranged by Oscar, Tony, Grammy and Emmy winner Jonathan Tunick (Titanic, Sweeney Todd, A Chorus Line, Nine).

The company includes Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin (Finian's Rainbow, Wonderful Town), Tony winner Shuler Hensley (Oklahoma!), Tony winner Judy Kaye (The Phantom of the Opera), Tony winner Mandy Patinkin (Evita), five-time Tony nominee John McMartin (Sweet Charity, Follies, Grey Gardens), Tony nominee Nancy Opel (Urinetown, Toxic Avenger), George Lee Andrews (The Phantom of the Opera, A Little Night Music), Amanda Kloots-Larsen (Young Frankenstein), Lacey Kohl (Carousel, Cry Baby), Herndon Lackey (Parade, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Les Misérables), Daniel Marcus (Pal Joey, Urinetown, Adding Machine), Jim Poulos (Rent, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer), Martin Van Treuren (Candide at New York City Opera, How the Grinch Stole Christmas) and Pamela Winslow Kashani (Into the Woods, Beauty & the Beast).

Here's a first look at the show:

For tickets and information, visit or call the Menier Box Office in London at 020-7907-7060.

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