Photo Coverage: 'A Tale Of Two Cities' Brings the Revolution to Opening Night!

Set against the epic backdrop of the French Revolution and based on the classic Dickens novel, A Tale of Two Cities is a musical about injustice, vengeance and the redemptive power of love. A Tale of Two Cities comes to Broadway after making its debut last season at Florida's Asolo Repertory Theatre, where it had a hugely successful sold-out run. A Tale of Two Cities opened on Broadway Thursday, September 18th, and BroadwayWorld.com was there to share in all the excitement!

Jill Santoriello has written the show's book, music and lyrics. The musical is being designed by Tony Walton (scenery), David Zinn (costumes), Richard Pilbrow (lights), Carl Casella and Domonic Sack (sound). Orchestrations are by Edward B. Kessel and Bob Krogstad; arrangements are by Edward B. Kessel andWendy Bobbitt Cavett.The musical's creative team has collectively garnered: 3 Tony Awards, 4 Drama Desk Awards, 1 Oscar Award, 1 Emmy Award, 2 Drama Logue Awards, 1 Obie Award, 17 Tony Award Nominations, 13 Drama Desk Nominations and 1 Grammy Nomination. The show is directed by Warren Carlyle.

In the history of fictional literature, A Tale of Two Cities is arguably the most famous book titles on earth. Since its inaugural publication on April 30th, 1859, A Tale of Two Cities has sold over 200 million copies in several languages. It is the recounting of one of the most electrifying love stories ever written told against the backdrop of one of the most terrifying eras in human history.

Tale of Two Cities is being produced by Barbra Russell and Ron Sharpe (Executive Producers), Bernard BroganSharon A. FordhamTheatre Associates/ David Sonnenberg / Rami EvarThe Monagle GroupFanok Entertainment,Mary E. LaminackJim BarryGasperino EntertainmentVincent Russell (Producers), and William M. Broderick, Edward B. Kessel, Harry CaseyDavid Bryant (Associate Producers). General Management for the show is provided by Town Square Productions, Inc.

Tale of Two Cities is now playing at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues).

Photo Credit Pablo Pimienta

 

Photo Coverage: 'A Tale Of Two Cities' Brings the Revolution to Opening Night!
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Clay Aiken

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Clay Aiken

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Marge Champion and Louise Hirschfeld

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Jill Santoriello

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Ron Sharpe and Barbra Russell

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Ron Sharpe and Barbra Russell

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The men of A Tale of Two Cities

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The the lovely ladies of A Tale of Two Cities

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Craig Bennett

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Gregg Edelman

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Kevin Earley

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Brandi Burkhardt

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Brandi Burkhardt

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James Barbour

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Aaron Lazar, Brandi Burkhardt, James Barbour and Natalie Toro

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Aaron Lazar and Brandi Burkhardt

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A Tale of Two Cities takes the Opening Night bow

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The cast of A Tale of Two Cities

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James Barbour and Natalie Toro

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James Barbour, Natalie Toro and Kevin Earley

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Brandi Burkhardt, James Barbour and Natalie Toro

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Warren Carlyle

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Ron Sharpe and Barbra Russell

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Gregg Edelman

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Catherine Missal

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Catherine Missal and Katherine McGrath

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Alison Cimmet

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Aaron Lazar

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Michael Berresse and Aaron Lazar

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Mackenzie Mauzy and Julie Ann Emery

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Julie Ann Emery and Kevin Earley

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Natalie Toro and Kevin Earley

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Mollie Vogt-Welch and Catherine Brunell

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Mollie Vogt-Welch

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Brandi Burkhardt

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Brandi Burkhardt

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Frank Wildhorn and Brandi Burkhardt

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James Barbour, Brandi Burkhardt and Frank Wildhorn

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James Barbour and Brandi Burkhardt

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Natalie Toro, James Barbour and Brandi Burkhardt

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James Barbour and Ron Sharpe

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Pablo Pimienta Born and raised in Miami Florida, Pablo's interest in photography began when he was in his early 20's. What started out as a hobby soon blossomed into a great passion. A fan of the theater since his youth, it was a viewing of "Les Miserables" that first introduced him to Broadway. A desire to combine his love of theater and photojournalism finally brought him to New York City in the summer of 2008. He currently lives in Manhattan with his wife Monica.