The Harder They Come (Off-Broadway, Public Theater/Newman Theater, 2023) | Playbill

The Harder They Come



The Harder They Come the story of Ivan, a young singer who arrives in Kingston, Jamaica, eager to become a star. After falling in love and cutting a record deal with a powerful music mogul, Ivan soon learns that the game is rigged, and as he becomes increasingly defiant, he finds himself in a battle that threatens not only his life, but the very fabric of Jamaican society.

Directed by Tony Taccone
Co-Directed by Sergio Trujillo
Choreographed by Edgar Godineaux
Music Supervision by Kenny Seymour

Cast Includes Jeannette Bayardelle, Shawn Bowers, Andrew Clarke, Jamal Christopher Douglas, Dana Marie Ingraham, Dominique Johnson, Chelsea-Ann Jones, Dudney Joseph Jr, Dwight Xavier Leslie, Morgan McGhee, Meecah, Jacob Ming-Trent, Alysha Morgan, Ken Robinson, Housso Semon

Tickets from $95


Lucille Lortel Award
2023 Outstanding Featured Performer in a Musical Nominee
2023 Outstanding Lead Performer in a Musical Nominee
2023 Outstanding Choreographer Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
2023 Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical Winner
2023 Outstanding Lead Performer in an Off-Broadway Musical Nominee
2023 Outstanding Book of a Musical Nominee
2023 Outstanding Choreography Nominee

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