Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival

The new musical A Legendary Romance opened at Williamstown Theatre Festival last night and Broadwayworld was there.

A Legendary Romance, directed by Emmy Award Winner and Tony Award nominee Lonny Price uses the unique integration of actual movie film on the Williamstown Mainstage to tell the story of successful film producer, Joseph Lindy (Jeff McCarthy) and the love of his life and leading lady, Billie Hathaway (Lora Lee Gayer). Now in retirement and forgotten, the former hit film maker must approve the release of his abandoned cinematic masterpiece - an autobiographical film now altered irrevocably by a young producer. Haunted by the choices he made years ago, Joseph's story hangs in the balance as he reconstructs the film, his memory, and ultimately, his legacy. This poignant story comes to life via great stage performances by all the actors and it's haunting music, effective orchestrations, and unique film footage of the characters shot especially for the production. Williamstown Theatre Festival didn't temporarily insert the word (Film Festival) to WTF for this engrossing new musical but it was certainly a remarkable inclusion of the silver screen in live theatre. In addition, Jeff McCarthy proved he could be a movie star as well as a theatre luminary.

A Legendary Romance August 3 - August 20

with-Jose-Maria Aguila, Lora Lee Gayer, Roe Hartrampf, Maurice Jones, Jeff McCarthy

Directed by Lonny Price

Music & Lyrics by Geoff Morrow- Book by Timothy Prager

Music direction & orchestrations - Charlie Rosen

Photo Credit: Stephen Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
Lora Lee Gayer & Jeff McCarthy

Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
Maurice Jones, Lora Lee Gayer, Jeff McCarthy, Roe Hartrampf, Jose-Maria Aguila

Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
Jeff McCarthy

Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
Lora Lee Gayer

Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
Maurice Jones, Lora Lee Gayer, Jeff McCarthy, Jose-Maria Aguila

Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
Roe Hartrampf

Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
Curtain Call, A Legendary Romance

Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
Geoff Morrow, composer/lyricist, Lonny Price, Director, Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director, Timothy Prager, Book

Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
After Party

Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
Jeff McCarthy

Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
Lora Lee Gayer & Maurice Jones

Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
Roe Hartrampf

Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
Maurice Jones

Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
Nikki Pettus & Roe Hartrampf

Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
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Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
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Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
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Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
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Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director

Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
Lonny Price, director & Eda Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
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Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival
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Photo Coverage: A LEGENDARY ROMANCE Celebrates Opening Night at Williamstown Theatre Festival


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