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Photo Flash: CURVY WIDOW: THE MUSICAL, Starring Nancy Opel, Celebrates Opening Night at NC Stage

North Carolina Stage Company (NC Stage) presents the world premiere of CURVY WIDOW: THE MUSICAL, starring Nancy Opel (Broadway: Honeymoon in Vegas, Urinetown, Sunday in the Park with George, Teddy & Alice). The production runs through November 20. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities, plus a peek at Opel onstage, below!

Opel is joined by Andrea Bianchi (off-Broadway: Being Audrey), Laura Dean (Broadway: The Who's Tommy), Philip Hoffman (Broadway: Into the Woods, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Cabaret (2014 revival)), MaryAnn Hu (Broadway: The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (2006 revival)), Christopher Shyer (Broadway: Mamma Mia!; National Tour: Book of Mormon) and Tom Treadwell (Broadway: Annie (1997 revival); National Tour: Bridges of Madison County).

CURVY WIDOW is about the exploits of a fifty-something widow whose adventures in the least expected places reveal unexpected truths about life, love, survival and sex. In this sassy, frank and witty musical, Curvy learns the HARD way what it means to start life over in the modern age.

The artistic team includes director Peter Flynn (Broadway: Funny Girl (2002 revival), Chess, On the 20th Century;), choreography by Marcos Santana (Broadway: On Your Feet; Rocky; US Tour and West End: Rock of Ages), musical direction by Andrew Sotomayor, orchestration by Wayne Barker (Broadway: Peter and Starcatcher, All About Me, Dam Edna: Back with a Vengeance). Joining this creative team is costume designer Brian Hemesath (Broadway: Honeymoon In Vegas) and local designers Andrew Manion (set), CJ Barnwell (lights), Matt Nielson (sound), and Jessica Tandy Kammerud (props).

Photo Credit: Nina Swann

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Photo Flash: CURVY WIDOW: THE MUSICAL, Starring Nancy Opel, Celebrates Opening Night at NC Stage
Nancy Opel and Christopher Shyer

Photo Flash: CURVY WIDOW: THE MUSICAL, Starring Nancy Opel, Celebrates Opening Night at NC Stage
Nancy Opel

Photo Flash: CURVY WIDOW: THE MUSICAL, Starring Nancy Opel, Celebrates Opening Night at NC Stage
Nancy Opel

Photo Flash: CURVY WIDOW: THE MUSICAL, Starring Nancy Opel, Celebrates Opening Night at NC Stage
Phillip Hoffman and Nancy Opel

Photo Flash: CURVY WIDOW: THE MUSICAL, Starring Nancy Opel, Celebrates Opening Night at NC Stage
Nancy Opel and the ensemble

Photo Flash: CURVY WIDOW: THE MUSICAL, Starring Nancy Opel, Celebrates Opening Night at NC Stage
Andrea Bianchi and the CURVY WIDOW ensemble

Photo Flash: CURVY WIDOW: THE MUSICAL, Starring Nancy Opel, Celebrates Opening Night at NC Stage
Nancy Opel and NC Stage Artistic Director Charlie Flynn

Photo Flash: CURVY WIDOW: THE MUSICAL, Starring Nancy Opel, Celebrates Opening Night at NC Stage
NC Stage Artistic Director Charlie Flynn McIver and Author Bobby Goldman

Photo Flash: CURVY WIDOW: THE MUSICAL, Starring Nancy Opel, Celebrates Opening Night at NC Stage
Artistic Director Charlie Flynn McIver and Author Bobby Goldman

Photo Flash: CURVY WIDOW: THE MUSICAL, Starring Nancy Opel, Celebrates Opening Night at NC Stage
Composer Drew Brody and Actor Christopher Shyer

Photo Flash: CURVY WIDOW: THE MUSICAL, Starring Nancy Opel, Celebrates Opening Night at NC Stage
Director Peter Flynn and actor Christopher Shyer

Photo Flash: CURVY WIDOW: THE MUSICAL, Starring Nancy Opel, Celebrates Opening Night at NC Stage
Director Peter Flynn and NC Stage Artistic Director Charlie Flynn-McIVer

Photo Flash: CURVY WIDOW: THE MUSICAL, Starring Nancy Opel, Celebrates Opening Night at NC Stage
Nancy Opel and the cast and creative team of CURVY WIDOW THE MUSICAL

Photo Flash: CURVY WIDOW: THE MUSICAL, Starring Nancy Opel, Celebrates Opening Night at NC Stage
Nancy Opel and the cast and creative team of CURVY WIDOW THE MUSICAL


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