STAGE TUBE: LIBERTY Cast Welcomes Taylor Swift to New York!

By: Nov. 10, 2014
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Abigail Shapiro plays the title role in Liberty: A Monumental New Musical. Directed by Evan Pappas, the new musical will play a limited seven-week engagement at Theatre 80 (80 St. Marks Place) through Tuesday, November 25, 2014. In the video, the cast of "Liberty the Musical" welcomes Taylor Swift as New York's new global ambassador - and invites her to the show. Check it out below!

Liberty: A Monumental New Musical features a book and lyrics by Dana Leslie Goldstein with music by Jon Goldsteinand tells the story of a determined, young French immigrant who arrives alone in New York Harbor in 1884. The powerful, sweeping new musical follows Liberty as she struggles to find her place in the ever- evolving country she's come to symbolize. Liberty: A Monumental New Musical was adapted from original material by Dana Leslie Goldstein,Jon Goldstein, and Robert Bruce McIntosh.

Currently preparing for an expanded Off-Broadway run, Liberty: A Monumental New Musical will play four performances weekly for the general public and school groups. The new musical made its world premiere as a full production in 2012 at the Warner Theatre in Torrington, Connecticut to rave reviews. The musical has been the centerpiece of many events celebrating the Statue of Liberty, including the 125th Anniversary and the reopening of the crown. High-profile readings and workshop presentations have featured the talents of Diana DeGarmo, Sasha Allen, and Dee Roscioli in the role of "Liberty."