January 16, 2014 - February 23, 2014
This powerful, newly staged, version of the musical has a Tony-winning score by Maury Yeston. (Phantom, Grand Hotel, Nine). A sensational hit, now in London, is a favorite of all the major critics. The story of the finest, largest, strongest, unsinkable" ship in the world sinking during its maiden voyage has enthralled the world for a century. The musical examines the causes, the conditions and the personal stories involved in this compelling story. It explores provocative questions: is bigger, faster and stronger always better? Is the advancement of technology always progress? What is the value of human
life? The score is charged with emotion from beginning to end: "To be a Captain", “The Night Was Alive”, “Mr. Andrew's Vision”, “I Must Get On That Ship” and “The Blame”. Titanic won 1997 Tony Awards for Best Book of a Musical, Best Musical, Best Orchestrations Best Score. We are honored to present this new version for 6 weeks only.
Original cast member Don Stephenson, who portrayed Charles Clarke in the 1997 Broadway production of Titanic, directs the new staging that uses a cast of 20, new orchestrations, and projections to tell the epic story. The choreography is by Liza Gennaro (Once Upon a Mattress, The Most Happy Fella). Ian Weinberger serves as musical director and conductor.
Drew McVety will play Henry Etches, Kate Walbye plays Ida Strauss, with Adam Heller as J. Bruce Ismay, Donna English as Alice Beane, Philip Hoffman as Edgar Beane, William Parry as Captain Smith and Tony Award nominee Tom Hewitt (Rocky Horror Show, Jesus Christ Superstar) as Thomas Andrews.
Completing the cast are Will Boyajian, Jonathan Brody, Sarah Charles, Xander Chauncey, Ben Estus, Jeremy Ellison Gladstone, Elizabeth Hake, John Langley, Benjamin McHugh, Patricia Noonan, Christian Palmer, Noah Plomgren, Celeste Rose, and David Studwell.
Set design by Patrick Rizzotti, The special projections are by Howard Werner, Sound design by Jon Hatton and Mark Zuckerman, Lighting design by Andrew Gmoser, Derek Lockwood is the costume designer and Gerard Kelly is the wig designer. Victor Lukas is the Production Stage Manager and Lisa Tiso is the Producer.