Here we go, turn it up, let's start! Holler If Ya Hear Me, the previously announced new musical inspired by the work of Tupac Shakur, will begin performances May 29 at Broadway's Palace Theatre. Directed by Tony nominee Kenny Leon (Fences, Stick Fly), the musical will officially open on June 19. Casting information will be announced soon.
Featuring the music of Tupac and a book by Todd Kreidler, Holler If Ya Hear Me is an original story set in the present day on the inner-city streets of a Midwestern industrial city. The musical tells the story of two childhood friends and their extended families as they struggle to reconcile the challenges and realities of their daily lives with their hopes, dreams and ambitions.
Holler If Ya Hear Me will feature choreography by Tony winner Wayne Cilento, musical supervision by Daryl Waters, set and video design by Tony winner David Gallo, costume design by Reggie Ray, lighting design by Mike Baldassari and sound design by John Shivers and David Patridge.