Watch the cast of the Broadway-aimed musical Sing Street give voice to the feeling of falling in love with the song "Up" in the video above.
The coming-of-age story began performances August 26 at The Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion in Boston and was recently extended through October 9.
Set in 1982 Dublin, the musical follows 18-year-old Conor Lawlor and his schoolmates through adolescence while their town and community go through tough times. They try to escape their troubles through music and stumble headfirst into first love along the way.
Adam Bregman stars as Conor Lawlor, joined by Michael Lepore as Gary, Courtnee Carter as Raphina, Billy Carter as Robert Lawlor, Dónal Finn as Brendan Lawlor, Alexa Xioufaridou Moster as Anne Lawlor, Dee Roscioli as Penny Lawlor, Jack DiFalco as Barry Bray, Anthony Genovesi as Declan, Diego Lucano as Darren Mulvey, Elijah Lyons as Larry, Anne L. Nathan as Sandra, Gian Perez as Kevin, Armand Schultz as Brother Baxter, and Ben Wang as Eamon. Gable Kinsman, Ale Philippides, and Virginia Vogel serve as understudies.
Tony-winning director Rebecca Taichman leads a the creative team featuring Tony- and Obie-winning choreographer Sonya Tayeh, Tony-winning scenic designer Bob Crowley (Once, An American in Paris), costume designers Crowley and Lisa Zinni (Freestyle Love Supreme), Tony-winning lighting designer Natasha Katz (Once, Frozen), Tony- and Grammy-winning sound designer Peter Hylenski (Moulin Rouge!), video designers Luke Halls (The Lehman Trilogy) and Brad Peterson (West Side Story), and hair and makeup designer Tommy Kurzman (Mrs. Doubtfire). Music supervision is by Peter Gordeno and Kris Kukul (Beetlejuice), Fred Lassen (Prince of Broadway) is music director, with casting by Tara Rubin Casting. The production stage manager is Karyn Meek, and the stage manager is Amanda Spooner.