The U.S. premiere of Atomic, a new musical by Danny Ginges, Gregory Bonsignore and Philip Foxman, starts preview performances on June 26. The tuner will open officially on July 13 and run through August 16 at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row. The cast is led by Jeremy Kushnier, Euan Morton and Sara Gettelfinger.
Directed by Damien Gray, Atomic blasts open the doors of the Manhattan Project, a Government funded program of top scientists with the task of creating the world’s first Atomic Bomb. Leo Szilard (Kushnier) is the mastermind behind atomic power, but his heart has reservations. Ethics, scientific progress, and true love are tested as Leo discovers exactly what he’s capable of when someone believes in him.
Morton, Kusnier and Gettelfinger are joined by cast members David Abeles, Alexis Fishman, Jonathan Hammond, James David Larson, Randy Harrison, Preston Sadlier and Grace Stockdale.