Hannibal Lecter isn't ready to be silenced yet! Off-Broadway parody Silence! The Musical will no longer close on December 30, as previously announced. Due to popular demand, the musical will take a short break before re-opening on January 18, 2013 at the Elektra Theatre. The musical will now continue through August 13.
In Silence! The Musical, rookie FBI agent Clarice Starling matches wits with the brilliant but insane cannibal, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, in order to catch the mysterious serial killer known only as Buffalo Bill. Clarice faces her own demons while racing the clock to unlock Lecter’s clues before another innocent girl is killed and skinned by Buffalo Bill. The Silence of the Lambs parody features a book by Hunter Bell, music and lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction and choreography by Christopher Gattelli.
The cast of Silence! currently features David Ayers, Pamela Bob, Harry Bouvy, Ashlee Dupré, Natalie Joy Johnson, Howard Kaye, James Moye, Topher Nuccio, Ronica V. Reddick, Sam Rogers, Kimberly Stern, and Doug Trapp.
Silence! includes set design by Scott Pask, costume design by David Kaley, lighting design by Jeff Croiter and sound design by Carl Casella. Mark Hartman serves as music supervisor, with musical direction by Brian J. Nash.