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Photos: Exclusive! Look Inside Rehearsals of Prospect Theater Company's THE HELLO GIRLS


BroadwayWorld has an exclusive sneak peek inside the rehearsal room for the world premiere musical THE HELLO GIRLS, produced by Prospect Theater Company at 59E59 Theaters.

From New York to Paris, from ragtime to jazz, an ensemble of triple-threat actor-musicians chronicles the story of America's first women soldiers. These intrepid heroines served as bilingual telephone operators on the front lines, helping turn the tide of World War I. They then returned home to fight a decades-long battle for equality and recognition, paving the way for future generations. Celebrate the centennial of these groundbreaking women with an original musical created by Prospect Theater Company's critically-acclaimed founding artists.

The cast features Ellie Fishman (First National Tour: Finding Neverland), Arlo Hill (The Most Happy Fella at Encores!), Chanel Karimkhani (The Goree All Girl String Band at NYMF), Andrew Mayer (Broadway: Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812), Matthew McGloin (CasablancaBox at HERE Arts), Ben Moss (First National Tour: Spring Awakening), Lili Thomas (Disney Millennium Symphonies with the New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall), Skyler Volpe (West Side Storyat Barrington Stage), Cathryn Wake (Broadway: Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812), and Scott Wakefield (Broadway: Hands on a Hardbody). Elena Bonomo (Broadway: Waitress) is percussionist.

The design team includes Lianne Arnold (scenic and projection design); Isabella Byrd (lighting design); Whitney Locher (costume design); and Kevin Heard(sound design). Madeline Smith is the music consultant. The Production Stage Manager is Emily Ballou.

THE HELLO GIRLS has music and lyrics by Peter Mills, book by Peter Mills and Cara Reichel, directed by Cara Reichel with choreography by Christine O'Grady and music direction by Ben Moss. Produced by Prospect Theater Company, THE HELLO GIRLS begins previews on Tuesday, November 13 for a limited engagement through Saturday, December 22. Press Opening is Sunday, December 2 at 6 PM. The single ticket price is $25 - $70 ($25 - $49 for 59E59 Members). Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park & Madison Avenues). Tickets are available by calling the 59E59 Theaters Box Officeat 646-892-7999 or by visiting

Photo Credit: AJV Media.

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