Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Prospect Theater's THE UNDERCLASSMAN

Prospect Theater Company presents The Underclassman, an original musical that explores F. Scott Fitzgerald's coming of age as a writer on the eve of World War I, and his first romance with the elusive debutante Ginevra King. Performances are November 9, 2014 with the run extended now through November 30 at The Duke on 42nd Street, located at 229 W. 42nd Street, NYC. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal!

The Underclassman features Matt Dengler (A Little Night Music) as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jessica Grové as Ginevra King, Piper Goodeve (Anne of Green Gables) as Marie Hersey, Marrick Smith (Revolution in the Elbow) as John Peale Bishop, Billy Hepfinger as Edmund Wilson. The ensemble includesJordan Bondurant, Elizabeth Burton, Jason Edward Cook, Ian Fairlee, Matt Gibson, Holland Grossman, Christopher Herr, Adam Machart, Drama Desk nominee Jeremy Morse (Bloodsong of Love), C.J. Pawlikowski, Davey Rosenberg, Michael Romeo Ruocco, Liz Shivener, and Whitney Winfield.

With music and lyrics by Peter Mills, and book by Mills and Cara Reichel, The Underclassman is inspired by Fitzgerald's first novel, This Side of Paradise, which catapulted him to fame and established him as the voice of his generation.

Cara Reichel directs, with choreography by Christine O'Grady, and music direction and orchestrations by Daniel Feyer. The design team includes Ann Bartek (sets), Sidney Shannon (costumes), Brian Tovar (lights), and Kevin Heard (sound). Taylor Marun is production stage manager.

Tickets for The Underclassman ($55, with premium seating available for $70) are available by visiting www.Dukeon42.org, by calling (646) 223-3010 or in person at The Duke on 42nd Street Box Office located at 229 West 42nd Street. The box office is open Tuesday through Friday from 4pm - 7pm, on Saturday from 12pm - 6pm, and two hours prior to performances on Sunday. The Duke on 42nd Street is located at 229 W. 42nd Street, NYC. For more information and the performance schedule, visit www.ProspectTheater.org.

Photo Credit: Kayla David / Photographed at NEW 42ND STREET Studios



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