Beginning August 26, the Broadway-aimed musical Sing Street starts its Boston run at The Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion. Performances for the coming-of-age story, with music and lyrics by Gary Clark and John Carney and a book by Tony winner Edna Walsh, are scheduled to continue through October 2.
Eighteen year old Conor Lawlor and his schoolmates try to escape their troubles through music and stumble headfirst into first love in this new musical which transports audiences to 1982 Dublin.
Starring in the cast are Adam Bregman as Conor Lawlor, Michael Lepore as Gary, Courtnee Carter as Raphina, Billy Carter as Robert Lawlor, Dónal Finn as Brendan Lawlor, Alexa Xioufaridou Moster as Anne Lawlor, Dee Roscioli as Penny Lawlor, Jack DiFalco as Barry Bray, Anthony Genovesi as Declan, Diego Lucano as Darren Mulvey, Elijah Lyons as Larry, Anne L. Nathan as Sandra, Gian Perez as Kevin, Armand Schultz as Brother Baxter, and Ben Wang as Eamon. The understudies for the production will be Gable Kinsman, Ale Philippides, and Virginia Vogel.
Directing the production is Tony winner Rebecca Taichman, joined on the creative team by Tony- and Obie-winning choreographer Sonya Tayeh, Tony-winning scenic designer Bob Crowley (Once, An American in Paris), costume designers Crowley and Lisa Zinni (Freestyle Love Supreme), Tony-winning lighting designer Natasha Katz (Once, Frozen), and Tony- and Grammy-winning (and Olivier nominee) sound designer Peter Hylenski (Moulin Rouge!).
Rounding out the team are video designers Luke Halls (The Lehman Trilogy) and Brad Peterson (West Side Story), and hair and makeup designer Tommy Kurzman (Mrs. Doubtfire). Music supervision is by Peter Gordeno and Kris Kukul (Beetlejuice), Fred Lassen (Prince of Broadway) is music director, with casting by Tara Rubin Casting. The production stage manager is Karyn Meek, and the stage manager is Amanda Spooner.
For tickets and more information, visit HuntingtonTheatre.org.