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Photo Flash: First Look at SERRANO THE MUSICAL, Opening Tonight at the Matrix

Serrano NY, LLC presents the World Premiere of SERRANO THE MUSICAL, book and lyrics by Madeline Sunshine, music by Robert Tepper, musical direction by Jeff Rizzo (Sunset Blvd. The Wizard of Oz), choreography by Peggy Hickey (A Gentlemen's Guide to Love and Murder) and directed by Tony nominee Joel Zwick (Dance With Me, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding"). SERRANO THE MUSICAL opens tonight, January 16, and runs through Sunday, March 29 at the Matrix Theatre, 7657 Melrose Ave. in West Hollywood. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

"Cyrano" meets "The Sopranos" in this World Premiere musical! Serrano D'Angelo is a renaissance man - poet, connoisseur of arts...and the enforcer for the Reyo crime family. Don Reyo seeks Serrano's help in educating his nephew Vinnie, a handsome but foul-mouthed young mobster. The goal: to take the "crude" out of Vinnie so he can seduce the beautiful and refined daughter of a judge who sits on a case involving "The Family." If Vinnie succeeds, the judge would be compromised and have to recuse himself from the case; and the next judge in line is owned by the mob. Serrano accepts Don Reyo's challenge only to discover that the judge's daughter is the beautiful Rosanna, the woman with whom Serrano is secretly in love.

The production stars Tim Martin Gleason (Serrano), alongside Suzanne Petrela (Pasadena Playhouse Mask, Life Could Be A Dream) as Rosanna, Chad Doreck (Off-Broadway - Altar Boyz) as Vinnie and Chad Borden, Tom G. McMahon, Craig McEldowney, Valerie Perri, Peter Van Norden, Matthew Henerson, Kristina Miller, Barry Pearl, and James Tabeek.

The SERRANO THE MUSICAL Design Team features: Set Design by Stephen Gifford, Lighting Design by Leigh Allen. Costume Design by Michael Mullen. Hair & Wig Design by Bryon Batista. The Casting Director is Michael Donovan, CSA.

Tickets are available online at www.serranothemusical.com or by calling 1-323-960-7774.

Photo Credit: Brian McCarthy

Photo Flash: First Look at SERRANO THE MUSICAL, Opening Tonight at the Matrix
The Company of SERRANO THE MUSICAL

Photo Flash: First Look at SERRANO THE MUSICAL, Opening Tonight at the Matrix
Peter Van Norden and Tim Martin Gleason

Photo Flash: First Look at SERRANO THE MUSICAL, Opening Tonight at the Matrix
Chad Doreck and Tim Martin Gleason

Photo Flash: First Look at SERRANO THE MUSICAL, Opening Tonight at the Matrix
Suzanne Petrela and Tim Martin Gleason

Photo Flash: First Look at SERRANO THE MUSICAL, Opening Tonight at the Matrix
Chad Doreck, Suzanne Petrela and Tim Martin Gleason

Photo Flash: First Look at SERRANO THE MUSICAL, Opening Tonight at the Matrix
(Back Row) Craig McEldowney, Valerie Perri, Chad Borden and Barry Pearl; (At Table) Chad Doreck, Suzanne Petrela and Tim Martin Gleason

Photo Flash: First Look at SERRANO THE MUSICAL, Opening Tonight at the Matrix
Tim Martin Gleason, Suzanne Petrela and Chad Doreck



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