BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL Soars Back Into Action Tomorrow, 11/1
The new musical comedy Bring It On: The Musical produced by Universal Pictures Stage Productions/Glenn Ross, Beacon Communications/Armyan Bernstein and Charlie Lyons and Executive Producers Kristin Caskey and Mike Isaacson will resume performances in the wake of Hurricane Sandy at The St. James Theatre (246 W. 44th Street) on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 7pm. Tickets are available at Telecharge.com (212-239-6200) and at The St. James Box Office. The final performance of this limited Broadway engagement is Sunday, December 30, 2012.
Uniting some of the freshest and funniest creative minds on Broadway, Bring It On: The Musical is inspired by the Bring It On film and features an original story by Tony® Award winner Jeff Whitty (Avenue Q), music and lyrics by Tony Award-winning composer Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights), music by Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning composer Tom Kitt (Next to Normal), lyrics by Broadway lyricist Amanda Green (High Fidelity) and music supervision by Tony and Grammy® Award winner Alex Lacamoire (In The Heights). The production is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (In the Heights).
Bring It On: The Musical tells the story of the challenges and unexpected bonds formed through the thrill of extreme competition. With a colorful crew of characters, an exciting fresh sound and explosive dance with aerial stunts, this hilariously universal story is sure to be everything you hoped for and nothing like you expected.
Bring It On: The Musical premiered in a developmental production at the ALLIANCE THEATRE in Atlanta in early 2011 and launched a 13-city national tour at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, October 30, 2011, which ended in Toronto on Sunday, June 3, 2012. Making a direct transfer to Broadway, Bring It On: The Musical began preview performances at the St. James Theatre on Thursday, July 12, 2012, and opened on Wednesday, August 1, 2012.
Led by newcomer Taylor Louderman as Campbell and Adrienne Warren (Dreamgirls) as Danielle, the cast features Ryann Redmond (Back Stage Garland, LA Ticketholder and BroadwayWorld Atlanta Award winner for her role in this production) as Bridget, Elle McLemore (Disney’s “Suite Life on Deck”) as Eva, Jason Gotay (Broadway’s Rising Stars and Rent) as Randall, Ariana DeBose (Hairspray, “So You Think You Can Dance”) as Nautica, Gregory Haney (Memphis) as La Cienega, Neil Haskell (9 to 5, “So You Think You Can Dance”) as Steven, Dominique Johnson as Cameron, Janet Krupin as Kylar, Kate Rockwell (Legally Blonde) as Skylar and Nicolas Womack as Twig, Calli Alden, Nikki Bohne, Dexter Carr, Shonica Gooden, Haley Hannah, Rod Harrelson, Casey Jamerson, Michael Mindlin, Adrianna Parson and Bettis Richardson. The cast also features some of the nation’s most skilled competitive cheerleaders with over 25 national and 50 team titles in gymnastics and choreography. Those members include Antwan Bethea, AJ Blankenship, Danielle Carlacci, Michael Naone-Carter, Courtney Corbeille, Dahlston Delgado, Brooklyn Alexis Freitag, Keith Gross, Melody Mills, David Ranck, Billie Sue Roe, ShelDon Tucker and Lauren Whitt.