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Photos: FLYING OVER SUNSET Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway

Flying Over Sunset is currently running at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre.

Lincoln Center Theater's new musical, Flying Over Sunset just celebrated opening night at Vivian Beaumont Theater last night, marking the final Broadway opening of 2021.

FLYING OVER SUNSET has book and direction by James Lapine, music by Tom Kitt, lyrics by Michael Korie, features choreography by Michelle Dorrance, and stars Carmen Cusack, Kanisha Marie Feliciano, Harry Hadden-Paton, Nehal Joshi, Emily Pynenburg, Michele Ragusa, Robert Sella, Laura Shoop, Atticus Ware, and Tony Yazbeck. Aria Braswell, Danny Gardner, Kate Marilley, Patrick Scott McDermott, Tony Roach, and Michael Winther understudy various roles.

Set in the 1950's, Flying Over Sunset is a work of fiction inspired by the lives of three extraordinary and accomplished people - writer Aldous Huxley (played by Harry Hadden-Paton); playwright, diplomat, and congresswoman, Clare Boothe Luce (Carmen Cusack); and film legend Cary Grant (Tony Yazbeck) - each of whom in real life experimented with the drug LSD. At a crossroads in their lives the three come together, and under the influence of the drug, take a trip and confront the mysteries of their lives and their world.

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Photo Credit: Bruce Glikas

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Donna Murphy

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Donna Murphy and Calvin Bates

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Donna Vivino

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Donna Vivino

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Colin Hanlon

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Colin Hanlon

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Michael Winther and Colin Hanlon

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Michael Winther

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Michael Winther

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David Hyde Pierce

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Brian Hargrove and David Hyde Pierce

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Rebecca Night

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Rebecca Night and Kirsty Woodward

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Douglas Carter Beane

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Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn

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Graciela Daniele and Jules Fisher

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Stephen Flaherty

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Composer Tom Kitt

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Composer Tom Kitt and Rita Pietropinto

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Composer Tom Kitt, Julia Laura Kitt, Michael Kitt and Rita Pietropinto

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Mimi Lieber and Daniel Sullivan

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Susan Stroman

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Danny Burstein

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Eric Anderson and Jessica Rush

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Sarna Lapine and Wilson Chin

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Grace Field and N'Kenge

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Lyricist Michael Korie

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Choreographer Michelle Dorrance

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Dr. Blythe Adamson

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Projections Designer Ben Pearcy and Lighting Designer Bradley King

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Paul Rudnick

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Paul Telfer

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Reza Salazar

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Set Designer Beowulf Boritt

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Samantha Massell

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Lee Roy Reams

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Chuck Cooper and Deborah Brevoor

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Becky Ann Baker and Dylan Baker

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Chip Zien

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Choreographer Michelle Dorrance and Susan Stroman

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Atticus Ware and Patrick Scott McDermott

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Tony Yazbeck

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Robert Sella

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Harry Hadden-Paton, Carmen Cusack and Tony Yazbeck

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Robert Sella, Carmen Cusack, Tony Yazbeck and Harry Hadden-Paton

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Robert Sella, Carmen Cusack, Tony Yazbeck and Harry Hadden-Paton

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Carmen Cusack and Kanisha Marie Feliciano

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Michele Ragusa and Kanisha Marie Feliciano

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Kate Marilley, Michele Ragusa and Aria Braswell

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Laura Shoop

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Laura Shoop and Harry Hadden-Paton

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Danny Gardner and Patrick Scott McDermott

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Emily Pynenburg

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Emily Pynenburg and Tony Yazbeck

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Michael Winther, Kate Marilley, Patrick Scott McDermott, Aria Braswell, Danny Gardner and Tony Roach

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Patrick Scott McDermott, Tony Yazbeck, Choreographer Michelle Dorrance and Atticus Ware

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Robert Sella, Harry Hadden-Paton and Tony Yazbeck

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Robert Sella, Harry Hadden-Paton and Tony Yazbeck

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Kanisha Marie Feliciano, Atticus Ware, Patrick Scott McDermott and Aria Braswell

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Carmen Cusack and Choreographer Michelle Dorranc

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Katie Huff and husband Tony Yazbeck

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The Cast of "Flying Over Sunset"

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Signage at Lincoln Center Theater


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