There's nothing like a man in uniform! Tickets are now available for the Broadway revival of On the Town. Directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse, the production will star Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Clyde Alves. Previews will start at the Lyric Theatre (formerly the Foxwoods) on September 20, with opening night set for October 16.
First seen on Broadway in 1944, On the Town follows the adventures of three sailors on leave in New York City. Based on the ballet Fancy Free by Jerome Robbins, the musical features music by Leonard Bernstein and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Toe-tapping hits from the show include “New York, New York,” “I Can Cook Too,” “Lonely Town” and “Some Other Time." Yazbeck, Johnson and Alves will be reprising their roles from the 2013 Barrington Stage Company production of the tuner.
The cast will also include Megan Fairchild, Alysha Umphress and Elizabeth Stanley. Scenic design will be by Beowulf Boritt, with lighting design by Jason Lyons, costume design by Jess Goldstein and sound design by Kai Harada.