BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Public Theater's THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, Starring Adam Chanler-Berat, Kyle Beltran & More
The Public Theater presents The Fortress of Solitude, a world premiere musical with a book by Itamar Moses, and music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. Conceived and directed by Daniel Aukin, The Fortress of Solitude runs through Sunday, November 2, with an official press opening tomorrow, Wednesday, October 22. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below!
The complete cast of The Fortress of Solitude features Ken Barnett (Abraham Ebdus); Kyle Beltran (Mingus);Adam Chanler-Berat (Dylan); André de Shields (Senior); Carla Duren (Marilla); Rebecca Naomi Jones (Lala, Abby); Jahi Kearse (Raf, Henry, Desmond, Jared); Kevin Mambo (Junior); Malaiyka Reid (Swing); Noah Ricketts (Swing); David Rossmer (Arthur); Conor Ryan (Radio Guy, Mike, Gabe); Kristen Sieh (Rachel Ebdus); Britton Smith (Subtle Distinction); Brian Tyree Henry (Robert) Akron Watson (Subtle Distinction); Alison Whitehurst (Skater Girl, Liza); andJuson Williams (Subtle Distinction).
Based on the nationally best-selling novel of the same name by 2005 MacArthur Fellow Jonathan Lethem, this soaring new musical The Fortress of Solitude will open in October with a dynamite creative team including composer/lyricistMichael Friedman (Love's Labour's Lost, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) and bookwriter Itamar Moses. The Fortress of Solitude is the extraordinary coming-of-age story about 1970s Brooklyn and beyond - of black and white, soul and rap, block parties and blackouts, friendship and betrayal, comic books and 45s. And the story of what would happen if two teenagers obsessed with superheroes believed that maybe, just maybe, they could fly. Co-production with Dallas Theater Center.Buy Tickets to The Fortress of Solitude - click here.