Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
The Old Globe presents The Last Goodbye, a new musical fusing Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet with the incendiary songs of the legendary singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley. Conceived and adapted by Michael Kimmel, the rock musical is directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers (Peter and the Starcatcher, Bloody BloodyAndrew Jackson). Choreography is by Emmy Award nominee Sonya Tayeh ("So You Think You Can Dance"), and orchestrations, music direction and arrangements are by Kris Kukul. The Last Goodbye will run on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, now through Nov. 3, 2013. Check out the opening night photos below!
CAST: Hale Appleman (Mercutio), Jay Armstrong Johnson (Romeo), Stephen Bogardus (Friar Laurence), Nancy Snow Carr (Lady Montague), Shannon Cochran (Lady Capulet), Talisa Friedman (Juliet), Brandon Gill (Benvolio), Bryan Scott Johnson (Montague), Eric Morris (Paris), Daniel Oreskes (Capulet), Tonye Patano (Nurse), Wallace Smith (Prince) and Jeremy Woodard (Tybalt) with JAmes Brown III, Billy Bustamante, Drew Foster, Adam Perry,Steve Schepis and Nik Walker (Ensemble), Megan Carmitchel (Additional Vocals), Bradley Gibson (Swing) andAdam Cochran (Band Singer).
CREATIVE TEAM: Michael Kimmel (Conceiver and Adapter), Jeff Buckley (Music and Lyrics), Alex Timbers(Director), Sonya Tayeh (Choreography), Kris Kukul (Orchestrations, Music Direction and Arrangements),Christopher Barreca (Scenic Design), Jennifer Moeller (Costume Design), Justin Townsend (Lighting Design), Ken Travis (Sound Design), Ian Hersey (Text Consultant), Kate Waters (Fight Director), Jacob Grigolia-Rosenbaum(Associate Fight Director), Carrie Gardner, CSA (Casting) and Peter Lawrence (Production Stage Manager).
Tickets are now on sale, and can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.
Photo Credit: Doug Gates
Adam Cochran and Scotty Arnold
Michael Kimmel with Pamela Zimmerman
Sonya Tayeh and Al Blackstone
Patrick Carmitchel and Megan Carmitchel
Jay Armstrong Johnson
Geno Carr and Nancy Snow Carr
Bryan Scott Johnson and Nancy Snow Carr