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Photo Flash: HAPPINESS At The Lincoln Center Theater

Photo Flash: HAPPINESS At The Lincoln Center Theater

Currently in previews, Lincoln Center Theater production of the new musical HAPPINESS will open at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater on Monday, March 30 at 6:45pm. HAPPINESS, which has a book by John Weidman, music by Scott Frankel, lyrics by Michael Korie and direction and choreography by Susan Stroman, features Fred Applegate. Sebastian Arcelus, Miguel Cervantes, Hunter Foster, Joanna Gleason, Ken Page, Robert Petkoff, Jenny Powers, Phyllis Somerville and Pearl Sun.

The cast of HAPPINESS also includes Ana Maria Andricain, Holly Ann Butler, PatRick Cummings, Janet Dickinson, Alan H. Green, Samantha Maza, James Moye, Alessa Neeck, Eric Santagata, Rob Sapp, Alexander Scheitinger, Lina Silver, Idara Victor, and Matt Wall.

Commissioned and developed by Lincoln Center Theater, HAPPINESS, tells the story of a disparate group of New Yorkers caught on a subway train under unusual circumstances. The production reunites director-choreographer Susan Stroman and book writer John Weidman, whose last LCT collaboration was the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Contact, and marks the LCT debuts of composer Scott Frankel and lyricist Michael Korie who were nominated for a Tony Award for their score for the musical Grey Gardens.

The musical has sets by Thomas Lynch, costumes by William Ivey Long, lighting by Donald Holder, sound design by Scott Lehrer, orchestrations by Bruce Coughlin and musical direction by Eric Stern.

HAPPINESS is performed Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 8pm, with matinees Wednesday and Saturdays at 2pm and Sundays at 3pm. (There is no performance on Tuesday, March 31.) Tickets, priced at $95, are available at the Lincoln Center Theater Box Office, at (212-239-6200) or by visiting

Photos by Paul Kolnik

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