Book by Studs Terkel
Adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso, with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg
Directed by Gordon Greenberg
Choreographed by Josh Rhodes
With Marie-France Arcilla, Joe Cassidy, Donna Lynne Champlin, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Nehal Joshi, and Kenita R. Miller
Six extraordinary actors embody thirty-six everyday Americans in this tuneful act of job creation! Don’t miss the NYC premiere of this newly-revised version of Working, directed by Gordon Greenberg. Based on Studs Terkel’s famous 1974 book of interviews, this critically-acclaimed musical features well-loved songs by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers and Susan Birkenhead, Stephen Schwartz, and James Taylor as well as two brand-new songs from Tony Award-winner Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights).
Prospect Theater Company (founded in 1998) is dedicated to fostering and showcasing today's new voices shaping tomorrow's musicals. Since 2000, the company has fully produced more than 35 premiere musicals in New York City, in addition to new plays and numerous re-inventions of classic works. Reflecting its investment in the future of the field, Prospect leads a variety of developmental initiatives, including an annual Musical Theater Lab for emerging writers, and the IGNITE Series of concerts at The TimesCenter.
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