Anthony Rapp Out of IF/THEN Due to Knee Surgery; Curtis Holbrook to Play 'Lucas' for Several Weeks
BroadwayWorld.com has just learned that Anthony Rapp, who is currently playing 'Lucas' in Broadway's If/Then is temporarilty out of the show because of an emergency knee surgery.
On Twitter, Rapp had this to say @albinokid: "Sad 2 miss several weeks @IfThenMusical while I recover from knee surgery. Great @CurtisHolbrook will play Lucas. Can't wait 2 return soon." Then later: "Thanks to everyone for the get well wishes. Seems my ACL had been partially torn and finally just blew out. Fortunate to have a great ortho."
If/Then is a contemporary new musical that follows two distinct storylines in the life of Elizabeth, a city planner who moves back to New York to restart her life in this city of infinite possibilities. When her carefully designed plans collide with the whims of fate, Elizabeth's life splits into two parallel paths.If/Then follows both stories simultaneously as this modern woman faces the intersection of choice and chance.
The original Broadway musical reunites Tom Kitt (music), Brian Yorkey (book and lyrics), and Michael Greif (director), the creative team behind the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, Next to Normal. If/Then is being produced by David Stone, who produced both Wicked and Next to Normal.