Photo Flash: BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL Tour Opens in LA!
"Bring It On: The Musical" opened on Friday, November 11 at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Currently in previews, the production will continue through December 10. BroadwayWorld brings you photo coverage from opening night below.
"Bring It On: The Musical" unites some of the top creative minds on Broadway for an explosive new musical comedy that raises the stakes on over-the-top high school rivalries. Set against the world of competitive cheerleading, this powerhouse new show hilariously proves that winning isn't everything when it means losing something - or someone - you really care about.
The high-flying original musical comedy features libretto by Tony Award®-winner Jeff Whitty, 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").
The cast features Taylor Louderman, Adrienne Warren, Ryann Redmond, Elle McLemore, Jason Gotay, Ariana DeBose, Gregory Haney, Neil Haskell, Janet Krupin, Kate Rockwell, Nick Womack, Calli Alden, Nikki Bohne, Dexter Carr, Shonica Gooden, Haley Hannah, Rod Harrelson, Casey Jamerson, Dominique Johnson, Michael Mindlin, Adrianna Parson and Bettis Richardson.
The ensemble also features some of the nation's most skilled competitive cheerleaders. Their combined achievements include over 25 national and 50 team titles in gymnastics and choreography. Those members include Antwan Bethea, Danielle Carlacci, Michael Naone-Carter, Courtney Corbeille, Dahlston Delgado, Brooklyn Alexis Freitag, Melody Mills, David Ranck, Billie Sue Roe, ShelDon Tucker and Lauren Whitt.
Tickets for "Bring It On: The Musical" are available by calling (213) 972-4400 or online at www.CenterTheatreGroup.org or in person at the CTG box office located at the Ahmanson Theatre at the Music Center.
"Bring It On: The Musical" is produced by Universal Pictures Stage Productions / Glenn Ross; Beacon Communications /Armyan Bernstein and Charlie Lyons; and Kristin Caskey and Mike Isaacson, Executive Producers.
Photo Credit: ©Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging
Cast members Nicolas Womack and Dominique Johnson
Cast members Daniell Carlacci, Sheldon Tucker and Lauren Whitt
Actor Leslie David Baker and cast member Ryann Redmond
Cast member Ryann Redmond and actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Cast member Ryann Redmond and actress Charlotte Rae
Actress Haylee Steinfeld
"Avenue Q" co-creator Jeff Marx and Blake Silver
Book Writer Jeff Whitty
Actor Vanessa Born, cast member Nicolas Womack and Rachele Brooke Smith
Actor Josh Malina and daughter Isabel Malina
Actress Jennifer Tisdale
Actress Vanessa Born
Actor Max Adler
Jeff Web, President and CEO Varsity Brands
Jeff Web, President and CEO Varsity Brands and daughter Caroline Webb
Actress Charlotte Rae and actress Vanessa Born
Actress Charlotte Rae
Actress Beth Behrs
Actress Eliza Dushku
Actor Samuel Larsen
Actress Cassie Scerbo
"High School Musical" Director/Choreographer Kenny Ortega
Actor Barrett Foa
Actor Will Kemp
Actress Rachele Brooke Smith