AVENUE Q Articles
Click Here for More Articles on AVENUE Q...

Photo Coverage: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Co. Rehearse I Love You Because

‚Äč
I Love You Because, starring Stephanie D'Abruzzo and others, will open on February 14th at off-Broadway's Village Theatre (158 Bleecker Street) after previews beginning on January 19th.

The musica is a modern adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. Daniel Kutner will direct the show, while Christopher Gattelli (Altar Boyz, tick, tick...BOOM!, Bat Boy) will choreograph. Joining Tony Award-nominee D'Abruzzo will be Farah Alvin, Colin Hanlon, David A. Austin, Courtney Balan, and Jordan Leeds. Alvin plays the character corresponding to Pride and Prejudice heroine Lizzy Bennet, while D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q) will play her best friend Diana Bingley.

"Set in New York City, I Love You Because follows Austin Bennet (Hanlon), a young greeting card writer whose life is turned upside down when he finds his long-term girlfriend in bed with another man. Forced back out into the treacherous New York dating scene, Austin meets Marcy Fitzwilliams (Alvin), a flighty photographer whose spontaneity is matched only by her ability to drive him insane. This new musical comedy explores the 'rules' and nuances of dating and learning how to love someone, not in spite of their differences, but because of them," according to press notes for the musical, which features book and lyrics by Ryan Cunningham and music by Joshua Salzman.

For more information on I Love You Because,
visit www.iloveyoubecausethemusical.com.

Photo Coverage: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Co. Rehearse I Love You Because
Farah Alvin and Stephanie D'Abruzzo

Photo Coverage: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Co. Rehearse I Love You Because
Farah Alvin

Photo Coverage: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Co. Rehearse I Love You Because
Farah Alvin and Stephanie D'Abruzzo

Photo Coverage: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Co. Rehearse I Love You Because
Farah Alvin and Stephanie D'Abruzzo



Photo Coverage: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Co. Rehearse I Love You Because
Colin Hanlon and Farah Alvin

Photo Coverage: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Co. Rehearse I Love You Because
Farah Alvin and Colin Hanlon

Photo Coverage: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Co. Rehearse I Love You Because
Stephanie D'Abruzzo and David A. Austin

Photo Coverage: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Co. Rehearse I Love You Because
David A. Austin


Photo Coverage: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Co. Rehearse I Love You Because
Farah Alvin, Colin Hanlon, Stephanie D'Abruzzo and David A. Austin

Photo Coverage: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Co. Rehearse I Love You Because
Stephanie D'Abruzzo and David A. Austin

Photo Coverage: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Co. Rehearse I Love You Because
Colin Hanlon and Farah Alvin


Photo Coverage: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Co. Rehearse I Love You Because
Jordan Leeds, Courtney Balan, Colin Hanlon, Farah Alvin, Stephanie D'Abruzzo and David A. Austin

Photo Coverage: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Co. Rehearse I Love You Because
Jordan Leeds, Farah Alvin, Colin Hanlon, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, David A. Austin and Courtney Balan

Photo Coverage: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Co. Rehearse I Love You Because
Producers Seth Greenleaf, Jennifer Maloney, and Fred M. Caruso


Photo Coverage: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Co. Rehearse I Love You Because
Stephanie D'Abruzzo and David A. Austin

Photo Coverage: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Co. Rehearse I Love You Because
Colin Hanlon and Farah Alvin

Photo Coverage: Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Co. Rehearse I Love You Because
Creative Team: Ryan Cunningham (Book & Lyrics), Daniel Kutner (Director), Christopher Gattelli (Choreographer), Joshua Salzman (Music), and Jana Zielonka (Musical Director)


Related Articles


Comment & Share

About Author

Subscribe to Author Alerts
Ben Strothmann Ben Strothmann has been a portrait and theatrical photographer since 1995. Since building his first darkroom in his hometown of Milwaukee WI, his portrait studio now looks out over Manhattan where he shoots headshots and production photos. Born to a famous cheesecake lady (Suzy Strothmann of Suzy's Cream Cheesecakes), Ben is also an actor and pianist. Currently he lives in Astoria and studies guitar and Icelandic. Ben is also a volunteer for The Heart Gallery (heartgallerynyc.org) and helps NYC foster children find permanent, loving families. Ben is proud to be a part of the world famous singing waitstaff at Ellen's Stardust Diner. See www.benstrothmann.com for more info.


BROADWAYWORLD TV