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Photo Flash: First Look at Sutton Foster, Joshua Henry, Van Hughes and More in VIOLET for Encores! Off-Center!

Sutton Foster, Joshua Henry, Van Hughes, Keala Settle, Christopher Sieber, Emerson Steele and Chris Sullivan lead Jeanine Tesori and Brian Crawley's Violet, the second Encores! Off-Center presentation of the 2013 season, beginning tonight, July 17. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Violet, based on the short story "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts, has music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Brian Crawley. The show follows a young woman who embarks on a religious pilgrimage in hopes of being healed of her disfiguring scar and features a score filled with gospel, country, rock, rhythm and blues.Violet opened Off-Broadway for a limited run at Playwrights Horizons on March 11, 1997.

The complete cast of Violet includes Sutton Foster, Joshua Henry, Van Hughes, Austin Lesch, Anastacia McCleskey, Keala Settle, Christopher Sieber, Emerson Steele, Chris Sullivan, Rema Webb and Paul Whitty with the gospel choir, Songs of Solomon.

Tickets to Violet are sold out. The majority of tickets for all Encores! Off Center productions are $25. For more information, visit www.NYCityCenter.org.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

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