Write Act Repertory's Producing Artistic Director John Lant and Producer Tamra Pica are pleased to announce the extension of the off-Broadway East Coast premiere of LILI MARLENE. The production is now playing Tuesdays at 7:00 pm through December 19th at St. Luke's Theatre, located at 308 West 46th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues).
The musical love story of Rosie Penn, a famous, Jewish cabaret singer, and Count Hans Wilhelm von Kleister Graff, LILI MARLENE is set in Berlin during the last year of the Weimar Republic and at the beginning of the Third Reich period. As the dark clouds of Nazism loom, the Count, as the head of the passport bureau of the German foreign ministry, helps the German cultural and scientific elite escape from the country, and he, his family and Rosie must decide where their futures lie.
Featured in the cast are Stephan Amenta, Charles Baran, Louie Bartolomeo, Rebecca Brunelle, Nikki Casseri, Samantha Collette, Nicholas-Tyler Corbin, James David Dirck, Audrey Federici, Alexandra Gonzalez, Clint Hromsco, Rachel Leighson, April Leonhard, Amy Londyn, Matt Mitchell, Kevin Paley, Jacob Rice, Elle Rigg and Stephanie Michele Toups.
Music direction and arrangements by Rocco Vitacco. Jim Blanchette is the production's Dramaturg. The design team includes Maarten Cornelis (Lighting), Adrianna Covone (Costumes), Jennifer Anderson (Additional Costumes) and Stephen Stanec (Hair/Make-up). Production Stage Managers are Morgan Yachinich and Jacob Schott. Casting is by Tamra Pica Casting.
Under the artistic leadership of John Lant since 2003, acclaimed WRITE ACT REPERTORY has produced over 40 Mainstage and 75 original one-act plays in Los Angeles and New York City. Write Act Repertory is dedicated to the development of original plays, lesser known works by established writers, adaptations of classical-themed materials and musicals. Write Act Repertory also produces rarely seen works and unfinished musicals by composers who passed before their work was completed. www.writeactrep.org
The production will continue Tuesdays at 7 p.m. through December 19th at St. Luke's Theatre, located at 308 West 46th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues).
Tickets cost between $20 and $99 and can be purchased through Telecharge at https://www.telecharge.com/Off-Broadway or by calling (212) 239-6200. For more information, please visit https://stlukestheatre.com or www.facebook.com/writeactrepertory.