‘Engagements’ the musical will premiere in early August at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre.
Engagements is a comedy on the darker side that examines the internal ugliness that lies in a period of time for the “beautiful”. Cast includes: Jennifer Kim (Allison, film The Bourne Legacy), Omar Maskati (Ryan, Off-Broadway: Indian Ink with Roundabout Theatre Company), Ana NoGueira (Lauren, Off-Broadway: Mala Hierba with Second Stage Uptown and I’m Pretty F*cked Up, National Tour of In the Heights), Michael-Stahl-David (Mark, T.V. “The Good Wife”), and Brooke Weisman (Catherine, Off-Broadway Debut, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee).
Opening night for Engagements by Lucy Teitleris is set for Thursday, August 4th at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre on Broadway at 76th street in Manhattan. The show is under direction by Kimberley Senior with costume design by Beth Goldenberg and lighting design by Jen Scriever. Main character, Lauren, lives in New England, where neighbors, friends, and anyone in town is bound to have an engagement party. The engagement parties are glamorous with their specialized appetizers, cocktails, and extravagant floral arraignments but the people in them are far from perfection. Lauren’s best friend is soon to be married to a severely inadequate man; the decision being a threat to all the secrets that Lauren holds in the private place of her heart.
Engagements will be performed from Monday, July 18 through Sunday, August 14 at Second Stage Theatre . The original 296-seat theatre that opened in 1999 was located at 43rd Street with design by renowned Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas. In the year of 2015, the Second Stage Theatre purchased the historic Helen Hayes Theatre, located at 240 W. 44th Street, where there are plans for the first Broadway production to be staged in 2017-18.
Previews for the ENGAGEMENTS begin Monday, July 18.
Opening Night is Thursday, August 4 At the McGinn/Cazale Theatre
( The McGinn Theatre is Second Stage Theatre’s uptown residence, located
on Broadway at 76th St.
Box-office hours at the Tony Kiser Theatre on 305 West 43rd Street are Sunday – Friday 12:00pm to 6:00pm and Saturday 12:00pm to 7:00pm.
For further information, please visit, www.2ST.com.
Alexa Christina Politis