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Atlantic Extends New Musical 10 Million Miles to 7/15

Atlantic Theater Company, in association with Tom Hulce and Ira Pittelman, has announced a two week extension of the world premiere musical 10 Million Miles, featuring music and lyrics by Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter Patty Griffin (Impossible Dream), a book by Keith Bunin (The Credeaux Canvas) and direction by Tony Award-nominee Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening).

10 Million Miles began previews on Friday, May 11th, will officially open on Thursday, June 14th and has now been extended through Sunday, July 15th, 2007 Off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company at The Linda Gross Theater. (336 West 20th Street). The original limited engagement was scheduled through July 1st, 2007.

Irene Molloy, Matthew Morrison, Skipp Sudduth and Mare Winningham star in the new musical. 10 Million Miles will begin previews on Friday, May 11th, open on Thursday, June 14th and play a limited engagement through Sunday, July 1st, 2007 Off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company at The Linda Gross Theater. (336 West 20th Street).  

The musical, according to press materials, "tells the story of Duane (Morrison) and Molly's (Molloy) road trip in an old pick-up truck from the southern tip of Florida to the Northwest corner of New York, with many detours along the way.  With a book by Keith Bunin and songs by Patty Griffin, the world premiere of this new musical explores the pursuit of love and family, and the geography of the American dream.

Two-time Grammy Award nominated recording artist Patty Griffin's celebrated songwriting has been embraced by a diverse assortment of artists, including The Dixie Chicks, Bette Midler, Reba McEntire, Jessica Simpson and Linda Ronstadt, all of whom have recorded her songs. Her newly released album "Children Running Through" continues her creative evolution. Keith Bunin's acclaimed play The Busy World is Hushed had its world premiere Off-Broadway last season and recently concluded a Los Angeles engagement featuring original star Jill Clayburgh. His plays include The Credeaux Canvas and The World Over.  Three-time Tony Award-nominee Michael Mayer (Thoroughly Modern Millie, A View From the Bridge) returns to Atlantic, where he staged the smash hit world premiere production of Spring Awakening last season. 

Atlantic Theater Company at the Linda Gross Theater is located at 336 West 20th St (between 8th & 9th Avenues).  For membership information, wheelchair seating, and/or group sales call 212-691-5919, ext. 1092.  Visit www.atlantictheater.org for more information.

Photo - Matthew Morrison

 


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