Stories & Cast Interviews
They're back! Together in NINE!
Robert Cuccioli and Glory Crampton will be re-united on the WBT stage as they star in Yeston/Kopit's Musical, NINE! WBT audiences may remember that Ms. Crampton, who will play Luisa Contini, was our beautiful & haunting Christine Dae in Yeston/Kopit's PHANTOM. Mr. Cuccioli, the famed PHANTOM, will take on the role of Guido Contini, the Italian Director. The original screenplay, "8 1/2", on which this musical is based, is said to be auto-biographical of the great film director, Federico Fellini, himself. The Musical has intriguing flashbacks, sexy song-and-dance numbers, and romance, Italian style!
Maury Yeston's NINE
A Valentine Treat!
FOR LOVERS ONLY, Love Songs...Nothing But Love Songs, will delight your Valentine! On Stage February 11th - 14th.
NINE is COMING!!!!
Opens February 18!!
NINE is based on Italian director Federico Fellini's classic film 8 1/2. Set in the early 1960s, the wonderful musical follows a celebrated Film director, Guido Contini, who is suffering from a mid-life crisis and an artistic mental block. He runs off to Venice, pursued by a bevy of women all clamoring for his love and attention. The show has Intriguing flashbacks, sexy song-and-dance numbers, and romance. The score by Maury Yeston, of PHANTOM fame, is filled with haunting melodies and musically and vocally challenging ensemble singing. The original 1982 musical won five Tony Awards, including best musical and best original score. A 2003 revival of the musical won two Tony Awards. Nine is also being turned into a major motion picture starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Penélope Cruz, Dame Judy Dench, Nicole Kidman, Kate Hudson, and Sophia Loren.