Production PhotosGet a First Look at Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman’s Off-Broadway Musical Harmony
Warren Carlyle directs a cast led by Sierra Boggess and Chip Zien in the musical about the Comedian Harmonists.
Andrew Gans, Michael Wiltbank
April 04, 2022
The long-awaited New York debut of Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman'sHarmonybegan previews Off-Broadway March 23. National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene presents the musical, which will officially open April 13 in the newly renovated Edmond J. Safra Hall at the Museum of Jewish Heritage–A Living Memorial to the Holocaust.
Tony winner Warren Carlyle directs and choreographs the production, currently scheduled to run through May 8. The cast features Sierra Boggess (The Phantom of the Opera, School of Rock, The Little Mermaid) as Mary with Chip Zien (Falsettos, Into the Woods) as the elder Rabbi.
Playing the six Comedian Harmonists are Sean Bell (A Bronx Tale: The Musical), Danny Kornfeld (Rent), Zal Owen (The Band’s Visit), Eric Peters (Motown: The Musical), Blake Roman (Newsies), and Steven Telsey (The Book of Mormon). Jessie Davidson is Ruth, with Ana Hoffman (Dreamgirls) as Josephine Baker. Kenny Morris (Hairspray) is the standby for Zien’s Rabbi.
The ensemble includes Elise Frances Daniells, Zak Edwards, Abby Goldfarb, Eddie Grey, Shayne Kennon, Benjamin H. Moore, Matthew Mucha, Tori Palin, Barrett Riggins, Kayleen Seidl, Andrew O’Shanick, Nancy Ticotin, Kate Wesler, Kolby Kindle and Dan Teixeira.
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Get a First Look at Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman’s Off-Broadway Musical Harmony
The musical tells the true story of the Comedian Harmonists, an ensemble of six young men in 1920s Germany who took the world by storm with their blend of sophisticated close harmonies and uproarious stage antics, until their inclusion of Jewish singers put them on a collision course with history.