Signature Theatre Company's world premiere production of Queens
(the musical) by 2007-2008 Playwright-in-Residence Charles Mee, directed by
Davis McCallum, and choreographed by Peter Pucci is now playing at The Peter
Norton Space (555 West 42nd Street,
between 10th and 11th Avenues). Opening
Night is Monday, December 3, 2007.
Through The Signature Ticket Initiative, which seeks to make
great theatre accessible to the broadest possible audience, all
regularly-priced single tickets ($65) are available for $20 during the regular
runs of each production for the entire season and continues through Signature's
20th Anniversary Season (2010-2011). The
Signature Ticket Initiative is made possible by the lead sponsorship of Time
Warner, Inc. Generous support for The
Signature Ticket Initiative is provided by Margot Adams, in memory of Mason
"On his wedding day, a new husband is determined to find the
perfect gift for his bride. While she
waits at home, he searches for the mythical Flower of Heaven and is thrown into
a series of colorful adventures on the streets of his neighborhood in Queens, New York. Inspired by a classical Indian dance drama, Queens Boulevard
(the musical) celebrates love, community and life," explain press notes.
The cast of Queens Boulevard (the musical) includes Amir Arison,
Satya Bhabha, Michi Barall, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Bill Buell, Demosthenes
Chrysan, Geeta Citygirl, Emily Donahoe, William Jackson Harper, Jodi Lin, Arian
Moayed, Debargo Sanyal, Jon Norman Schneider, and Ruth Zhang.
Queens Boulevard (the
musical) features musical supervision and arrangements by Michael Friedman,
music direction by Matt Castle, scenic design by Mimi Lien, costume design by
Christal Weatherly, lighting design by Marcus Doshi, sound design by Ken Travis
and video design by Joseph Spirito.
The performance schedule for Queens Boulevard (the musical) is Tuesday at 7PM,
Wednesday through Saturday at 8PM, matinees on Saturday and Sunday at 2PM, and
Wednesday November 21 at 2PM. There are
additional performances on Sunday, December 9 and December 30 at 7PM. There are no performances on November 22, December
5, or December 25. The Open Captioned
performance is December 15 at 2PM. Tickets are available beginning October 2 at
12 noon by phone (212) 244-PLAY (7529), online at www.signaturetheatre.org, and in
person at the Box Office (555 West 42nd Street).
Photos by Carol
BWW Hi-Res Gallery - Original Version