Brandon Ellis, Elliot Robinson, Zuri Ford, Patty Lohr, and Matt Manuel complete the cast of May We All: A New Country Musical. The work will run at Tennessee Performing Arts Center beginning June 7, with opening night set for June 15.
Also featured in the show as previously reported will be Bligh Voth, Patsy Detroit, Ryan Link, Lauren Pritchard, Heidi Blickenstaff, Miles Aubrey, Peri Barnhill, Chelsea “Solace” Hough, Mary Kate Hughes, Ashlyn Inman, Josh Jordan, Calvin Malone, Noah Pelty, and Macy Watts.
The musical will feature songs from country music legends Chris Stapleton, Dolly Parton, Florida Georgia Line, Johnny Cash, and Kacey Musgraves, and more.
Look inside first rehearsal below!
The show follows small-town singer Jenna Coates returning to her hometown following her short-lived music career. A variety of country singers will make appearances in the musical as supporting character Bailey Stone, including Alana Springsteen, Alexandra Kay, BRELAND, Brian Kelley, Canaan Smith, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Chris Ruediger, Cooper Alan, Danielle Bradbery, Jamie O’Neal, Lainey Wilson, Lindsay Ell, LOCASH, Nick Fradiani, Robyn Ottolini, Scarlett Burke, Thomas Mac, Tigirlily, and Trent Harmon.
May We All features a book by Troy Britton Johnson, Todd Johnson, and playwright Eric Pfeffinger, and arrangements and orchestrations by Brian Usifer. Viral choreographer William Carlos Angulo will choreograph, with direction by Shelley Butler. The creative team also includes scenic design by Nate Bertone, Lex Liang as costume designer, Zach Blane as lighting designer, Cody Spencer as sound designer, Geoffrey Ko as music director, and Michael Aarons as musical coordinator. E Sara Barnes will be production stage manager.
Additionally represented in the score will be country music artists Jessica Andrews, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Little Big Town, LOCASH, Loretta Lynn, Miranda Lambert, Old Dominion, Runaway June, Sara Evans, Tim McGraw, and Zac Brown Band. The musical includes two original songs co-written by Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard.
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