THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD's Will Chase and Rupert Holmes Set for Theater Talk Tonight
Creator Rupert Holmes and star Will Chase of Roundabout Theatre Company's The Mystery of Edwin Drood will be interviewed on "Theater Talk" beginning tonight, December 28 at 1am (early Saturday morning) on Thirteen/PBS (channel 13). Additional air times are December 29 at 8:30PM, December 30 at 12:30PM, and December 31 at 7:30AM, 1:30PM and 7:30PM. Starting January 3, the interview can also be viewed online at www.cuny.tv/show/theatertalk.
The Mystery of Edwin Drood stars Stephanie J. Block, Will Chase, Gregg Edelman, Jim Norton, and Chita Rivera with Andy Karl, Jessie Mueller, Betsy Wolfe, Nicholas Barasch, Peter Benson and Robert Creighton.
Directed by Scott Ellis, The Mystery of Edwin Drood features choreography by Warren Carlyle and music direction by Paul Gemignani. The design team includes Anna Louizos (sets), William Ivey Long (costumes), Brian Nason (lighting) and Tony Meola (sound).
The Mystery of Edwin Drood has been extended 4-weeks through March 10th at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street).
THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD makes its first-ever return to Broadway since winning the Tony "Triple Crown" (Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Score)! Who killed Edwin Drood? It's a question that has stumped audiences for years-now it's your turn to answer one of Broadway's most baffling mysteries. Take a trip back in time to a Victorian music hall where a rowdy ensemble of actors mounts a staging of Charles Dickens's unfinished novel. Everyone on stage is a suspect in the murder of young Edwin Drood-and it's up to you to choose the killer! Is it John Jasper, Edwin's protective but slightly maniacal uncle? Rosa Bud, his reluctant betrothed? The debauched Princess Puffer? Each performance ends differently, depending on what the audience decides!
DRG Records will release the new 2012 Broadway cast recording of Roundabout Theatre Company's critically acclaimed Broadway production preserving all the songs including "Moonfall", "Both Sides of the Coin" and "The Writing on the Wall". The two-disc set will also include a new Act Two opening number, additional ballet music from Puffer's opium den, an additional Act One track not previously recorded and eight tracks featuring the confession of each murderer. Beginning January 29, 2013, the recording will be available for purchase digitally, online at www.drgrecords.com or at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street).