The previously announced world premiere musical Cornelia Street has found its stars. Atlantic Theater Company will present the new musical Off-Broadway at Stage 2 beginning January 20 with opening night set for February 14. The limited engagement will come to an end February 26.
Starring will be George Abud (The Band’s Visit), two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz (My Fair Lady), Esteban Andres Cruz (Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven), Gizel Jiménez (Netflix’s tick, tick… BOOM!), Jordan Lage (American Buffalo), Kevyn Morrow (Moulin Rouge! The Musical), Tony Award nominee Mary Beth Peil (Anastasia), Ben Rosenfield (Mrs. America), and Lena Pepe in her Off-Broadway debut.
Featuring a book by Tony winner Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) with music and lyrics by Mark Eitzel of American Music Club, Cornelia Street tells the story of Jacob Towney, a father trying to save a West Village restaurant that has been his sanctuary. He dreams of a great life for his daughter, and faces the neighborhood's phantom spirits as time and luck begin to run out.
The production will be helmed by Tony-nominated director Neil Pepe (American Buffalo). It will feature choreography by two-time Bessie Award winner Hope Boykin, scenic design by Scott Pask, costume design by Linda Cho, lighting design by Stacey Derosier, sound design by Kai Harada, music direction by Chris Fenwick, orchestrations by John Clancy, music contractor Antoine Silverman, and casting by The Telsey Office; Rachel Hoffman. Jennifer Rogers will serve as the production stage manager.
For tickets and more information, visit AtlanticTheater.org.