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Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at New Adaptation of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Off-Broadway


Royal Family Productions, a theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, will present a unique adaptation of the celebrated novel Anne of Green Gables: Part 1 by L.M. Montgomery. This new one-woman shows has been adapted and directed by Chris Henry and choreographed by Lorna Ventura. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast onstage below!

The workshop presentation began last night, May 30, and will run through Sunday, June 10, with a special benefit reception on Saturday, June 3, hosted by Jade Tailor of the SyFy TV show 'The Magicians'. The production will take place at Royal Family's Times Square home at Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor).

Chris Henry has adapted Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery into a one-woman, movement-fueled, all-ages theatrical experience starring Rocky Vega and featuring dynamic choreography by Lorna Ventura. Anne of Green Gables: Part I shares the journey of Anne Shirley, an imaginative, red-headed, hot-tempered, 11-year-old orphan and what happens when she is accidentally brought to the home of quiet siblings Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert in Prince Edward Island. Come join us this spring for Part I of a four-part theatrical series, bringing this beloved classic to life! This marks Royal Family's first time adapting a pre-existing work as well as their first-ever production for a multi-generational, family-friendly audience.

Anne of Green Gables: Part1 will star Rocky Vega and will feature a dance ensemble including Brooke Averi, Camri Hewie, Jenna Ho, Cindy Reid, and Stephanie Young. Kira Player will understudy. The creative team includes original music by Amanda Armstrong, Lars Jacobsen, and Bart Kuebler; scenic, lighting and costume design by Cheyenne Sykes, with projection design by Chelsie McPhilimy and sound design by Chet Miller and Megan Culley.

Photo by Marina Peidad

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