Photo Flash: DOG AND PONY Begins Performances Tonight at The Old Globe
The Old Globe presents the World Premiere of Dog and Pony, a new musical with book by Rick Elice and music and lyrics by Michael Patrick Walker. From the award-winning talents behind Jersey Boys, Peter and the Starcatcher, and Altar Boyz, Dog and Pony is a romantic musical comedy that follows Mags and Andy, a successful screenwriting team, as their professional relationship evolves into something more. Scroll down to meet the company!
Tony Award winner Roger Rees (The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby) returns to the Globe (The Merry Wives of Windsor, Love's Labour's Lost) to helm the premiere of this delightful new musical. Dog and Pony will run today, May 28 - June 29, 2014 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run today, May 28 - June 4. Opening night is Thursday, June 5 at 8:00 p.m.
Mags and Andy are a screenwriting team with a track record of hits and a professional relationship that's firing on all cylinders. But when Andy's marriage hits the rocks, forever single Mags finds she wants something more. Will romance ruin their perfect relationship? Dog and Pony is a world premiere musical comedy romance that takes a witty and irreverent look at what women want and whether men fit the bill...or don't.
The creative team includes Lisa Shriver (Choreographer), Larry Hochman (Orchestrator), Kris Stone (Scenic Design), Emily Pepper (Costume Design), Jeff Croiter and Cory Pattak (Lighting Design), Scott Lehrer (Sound Design), Adam Wachter (Music Director), Tara Rubin Casting(Casting), and Anjee Nero (Stage Manager).
Ticket prices start at $35. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. Free parking is available throughout the park. Valetparking is also available ($10).
Photo Credit: Jim Cox
Nicole Parker as Mags
Jon Patrick Walker appears as Andy
The cast and creative team of Dog and Pony: (seated) cast members Jon Patrick Walker and Nicole Parker and (standing, from left) choreographer Lisa Shriver, director Roger Rees, cast member Heidi Blickenstaff, composer Michael Patrick Walker, playwright Rick Elice, and cast members Beth Leavel and Eric William Morris.