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FOR THE LAST TIME Begins Tonight at Theater Row


Beginning performances tonight, FOR THE LAST TIME is a new jazz musical with music and lyrics by celebrated composer Nancy Harrow (This Side of Paradise), book by Will Pomerantz and Nancy Harrow, directed by Will Pomerantz (The Blue Flower), arrangements/ orchestrations by Dennis Mackrel (Conductor of the Count Basie Band), with music direction by Cody Owen Stine (Murder Ballad). It is getting its world premiere at Theater Row's Clurman Theatre and will celebrate its opening on May 28 and running through June 20, 2015. Tickets are $39-79 and can be purchased by visiting or by calling (212) 239-6200.

In 1950's New Orleans, four young artists create an Eden of music and art. But the past forces its way into their lives, and an act of passion changes everything. The new jazz musical, FOR THE LAST TIME, is inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel, The Marble Faun, and features a powerhouse young cast backed by an 8-piece jazz ensemble.

Cast features: Brittany Campbell (The Civil War), Carl Clemons-Hopkins (Regional: Macbeth, The Color Purple), Kim Exum (As You Like It), Britton Smith (After Midnight), Anita Welch (Bubble Boy), Reggie D. White (Party People, Dogsbody) and Jason Veasey (Beautiful, The Lion King). Band includes: Associate Musical Director Alphonso Horne (Trumpet), Owen Broder (Woodwind), Carrie Dowell (Violin), Robert Edwards (Trombone), Nathan Ellman-Bell (Drums), Eleanor Norton (Cello), and Eric Wheeler (Bass).Creative team includes: John McDermott (Scenic Designer), Whitney Locher (Costume Designer), Jimmy Lawlor (Lighting Designer), Kevin Heard (Sound Designer), Judy Merrick (Properties Designer), Cristina Knutson (Fight Choreographer), Angie Hesterman (Stage Manager), Michael Cassara (Casting) Corey Pearlstein (General Manager).

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