The Huntington in association with Sing Road LLC will current the exuberant new musical Sing Street, based mostly on the strike 2016 indie film of the similar title by John Carney (“Modern day Enjoy,” Get started Again, Once), with a guide by Tony Award winner Enda Walsh (Lazarus, When), and music and lyrics by Gary Clark (entrance male of Danny Wilson) and Carney, enjoying at The Huntington’s Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA from August 26 to Oct 2, 2022.
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Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman (Indecent on Broadway and at The Huntington) directs, and Tony Award winner & Obie Award winner Sonya Tayeh (Moulin Rouge on Broadway) choreographs.
The story is established in Dublin, 1982. Everyone is out of get the job done. Thousands are trying to get bluer skies across the Irish Sea. Eighteen-calendar year-outdated Conor and his schoolmates uncover an escape from their difficulties by forming a band to impress Raphina, a mysterious girl who catches Conor’s eye. With an first score that embraces the seems of the ’80s, Sing Avenue celebrates the joy of very first appreciate and the electrical power of audio.
The rating capabilities primary tracks these kinds of as “The Riddle of the Design” and “Drive It Like You Stole It,” all played by the youthful actor-musicians of the ensemble, and references songs from legendary ’80s bands this kind of as Depeche Method, Duran Duran, and The Cure.
With a 15-member cast and a backstage crew of 16, Sing Street will be the largest Huntington output nevertheless at the Calderwood/BCA in the venue’s 18-12 months heritage. The ensemble associates, in alphabetical purchase, are:
Adam Bregman as 18-year-previous Conor Lawlor, who when pressured to alter colleges owing to his parents’ belt-tightening, decides to kind a band in buy to get the notice of a lady. Credits include the films Tolkien and The Consequences of Lying.
Courtnee Carter as Raphina, the mysterious and easily neat girl with aspirations of modelling who conjures up Conor to begin a band. Credits include Billy Porter’s directorial debut film Anything’s Feasible, and Once on this Island on Broadway and nationwide tour.
Billy Carter as Robert Lawlor, Conor’s down-on-his-luck, architect father. Credits involve A Moon for the Misbegotten on Broadway, and Hangmen, Shining Metropolis (opposite Matthew Broderick), and Sing Avenue at NYTW Off Broadway.
Jack DiFalco as Barry Bray, the college bully. Credits include The Ferryman, Torch Track, and Marvin’s Space on Broadway, and the film of The Goldfinch (participating in Nicole Kidman’s son).
Dónal Finn as Brendan Lawlor, Conor’s supportive, if marginally agoraphobic, older brother who coaches him about audio and enjoy. Credits involve The Wheels of Time for Amazon and The Witcher on Netflix.
Anthony Genovesi as Declan, a classmate and the band’s sturdy-and-silent percussionist. Credits include things like Sing Street at NYTW.
Michael Lepore as Gary, a classmate and bandmate of Conor’s. Credits consist of Spring Awakening (Irondale Heart), Shiny and Brave (Dixon Area), and Hair (Hofstra College).
Diego Lucano as Darren Mulvey, a quickly-chatting, difficulty-solving classmate who speedily will become Conor’s good friend and the band’s supervisor. Credits consist of College of Rock on Broadway, Trevor: The Musical Off Broadway and on Disney+.
Elijah Lyons as Larry, a classmate and bandmate of Conor’s.
Alexa Xioufaridou Moster as Anne Lawlor, Conor’s sardonic college or university-scholar, older sister. A latest graduate of Northwestern, her credits involve the to start with countrywide tour of Pretty Woman.
Anne L. Nathan as Sandra, band member Eamon’s mother and a neighborhood piano trainer who encourages the band and allows them rehearse at their home. Credits consist of It Shoulda Been You, As soon as, Sunday in the Park with George, Chicago, Assassins, Extensively Contemporary Millie, and Ragtime on Broadway, and Sing Street at NYTW.
Gian Perez as Kevin, a classmate and bandmate of Conor’s. Credits contain Sing Street at NYTW, Upcoming to Typical at Westport Region Playhouse, La Carreta with Pregones/PRTT and Roundabout Theatre.
Dee Roscioli as Penny Lawlor, Conor’s set-upon mom. Credits consist of Elphaba in Wicked on Broadway and throughout the state, as very well as The Cher Clearly show and Fiddler on the Roof on Broadway.
Armand Schultz as Brother Baxter, the uptight and unforgiving head of the Synge Street Christian Brothers Faculty. Credits involve Frost/Nixon, The Herbal Mattress, A Look at from the Bridge, and The Magic formula Rapture on Broadway, and “Inventing Anna” on Netflix.
Ben Wang as Eamon, a classmate and bandmate of Conor’s, whose mother welcomes the band to their household for rehearsals. Credits contain the approaching “American Born Chinese” Television set series on Disney+
Understudies contain Gable Kinsman, Ale Philippides, and Virginia Vogel.
The production options scenic style by 7-time Tony Award winner Bob Crowley (As soon as, An American in Paris), costume design and style by Crowley and Lisa Zinni (Freestyle Love Supreme), lighting design by seven-time Tony Award winner Natasha Katz (At the time, Frozen), sound layout by Tony and Grammy Award winner & Olivier Award nominee Peter Hylenski (Moulin Rouge!), video style and design by Luke Halls (The Lehman Trilogy) and Brad Peterson (West Side Tale), and hair and makeup structure by Tommy Kurzman (Mrs. Doubtfire). Audio supervision is by Peter Gordeno and Kris Kukul (Beetlejuice), Fred Lassen (Prince of Broadway) is new music director, with casting by Tara Rubin Casting. Manufacturing phase manager is Karyn Meek and stage supervisor is Amanda Spooner.
Sing Avenue very first opened with bought-out shows at New York Theatre Workshop in 2019. The output was established to start out performances on Broadway in March 2020 but was forced to terminate its dates because of to the COVID pandemic.
The Sing Road primary solid recording from Sony Masterworks Broadway is out there to stream or obtain on all important digital service providers.
Picture credit: Lia Chang