Off-Broadway's Buena Vista Social Club Gets 'Final' Extension | Playbill

Off-Broadway News Off-Broadway's Buena Vista Social Club Gets 'Final' Extension

The musical at Atlantic Theater Company tells the story of the artists involved in the Grammy-winning 1997 album.

Jared Machado and company of Buena Vista Social ClubTM Ahron R. Foster

Atlantic Theater Company's world premiere production of Buena Vista Social Club has announced an additional, final extension. The production, which began performances Off-Broadway November 17, will now play through January 28. The production officially opened December 13.

Directed by Tony Award nominee Saheem Ali (Fat Ham), the musical features a book by Marco Ramirez and music by the Grammy-winning Buena Vista Social Club. Patricia Delgado and Justin Peck are choreographing.

Inspired by the Grammy-winning 1997 album of the same name, the musical tells the story of the artists involved in the album's recording while featuring the Cuban music via a music team led by Tony winner David Yazbeck.

The cast features Skizzo Arnedillo, Renesito Avich, Natalie Belcon, Angélica Beliard, Kenya Browne, Danaya Esperanza, Carlos Sanchez Falú, Jared Machado, Hector Juan Maisonet, Ilda Mason, Marielys Molina, Julio Monge, Leonardo Reyna, Mel Semé, Olly Sholotan, Jainardo Batista Sterling, Nancy Ticotin, and Luis Vega.

Buena Vista Social Club features sets by Arnulfo Maldonado, costumes by Dede Ayite, lighting by Tyler Micoleau, sound by Jonathan Deans, music supervisor Dean Sharenow, music director Marco Paguia, wigs, hair & make-up by J. Jared Janas, dialects by Rosie Berrido, vocal coaching by Dawn-Elin Fraser, props by Matt Carlin, and casting by Tara Rubin Casting's Xavier Rubiano. Amanda Michaels serves as production stage manager.


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