Trip of Love, the dance musical that uses hit songs from the 1960s for its score, ends its run August 7 after nearly a year of performances at Stage 42. The show played 24 previews and 335 performances.
Created, directed and choreographed by James Walski, the production began previews Off-Broadway September 26, 2015, prior to an official opening October 18 at Stage 42. It is the longest show to play the venue that was formerly known as The Little Shubert Theater, located at 422 West 42nd Street (tucked between 9th and 10th Avenues).
The show’s final four performances featured doo-wop chart-topper and Broadway actress Darlene Love (Hairspray), who joined the show August 5 and is known for her hits “He's a Rebel“ and “Christmas Baby Please Come Home.”
Trip of Love brings the 60’s to life with some of the decade's biggest hits, including “Blowin’ in the Wind,” “Born To Be Wild,” “California Dreamin’,” “I Saw Her Standing There,” “These Boots Are Made For Walkin’,” “White Rabbit,” “You Don’t Own Me” and more.
The cast includes Joey Calveri (Rock of Ages), David Elder (Curtains), Kelly Felthous (Flashdance), Bahiyah Hibah (The Color Purple, The Little Mermaid, Rock of Ages), Austin Miller (Grease: You're The One That I Want) and Tara Palsha Moats (Vegas! The Show, Las Vegas), with Yesenia Ayala, Sissy Bell, Bo Broadwell, Ian Campayano, Daniel Lynn Evans, Ashley Blair Fitzgerald, Steve Geary, Jennifer Gruener, Autumn Guzzardi, Brandon Leffler, Robin Masella, Connor McRory, Connor Schwantes, Nia Sioux, Kirstin Tucker and Colt Adam Weiss.
(Updated August 7, 2016)