The Public Theater’s initiative that invites communities across New York to create ambitious works of participatory theater is closing out the summer in truly epic fashion. Public Works will present the glorious story of Hercules
, brought to vibrant life by professional actors and community groups from across the city. Directed by Public Works founder and Resident Director Lear deBessonet, this summer’s production, based on the Disney animated film, will feature the film’s beloved score, plus additional original songs by the film’s composer Alan Menken and lyricist David Zippel, with a new book by Kristoffer Diaz and choreography by Chase Brock.SYNOPSIS:
Journey with Hercules in this joyous new musical that celebrates the heroes found in all of us.
Directed by Lear deBessonet
Choreographed by Chase Brock
Starring Jelani Alladin, Roger Bart, Jeff Hiller, James Monroe Iglehart, Ramona Keller, Tamika Lawrence, Krysta Rodriguez, and Rema Webb
Show Times: Monday @8pm, Thursday @8pm, Friday @8pm, Saturday @8pm, Sunday @8pmpublictheater.org