Full cast revealed for In The Light, A Faustian Tale in New York City

In The Light, A Faustian Tale poster

e Stage Door Foundation in collaboration with Open Jar Studios has unveiled the complete cast for the new musical In The Light, A Faustian Tale.

This production is the latest to be featured in The Broadway Workroom Series, which is aimed at fostering the growth of theatre artists and new stage works by offering free studio space and technical support.

Making up the company are Brandon J. Ellis (Bandstand), Sarah Ann Fernandez (Wicked), Jeffrey Kringer (Cruel Intentions), Shereen Pimental (West Side Story), Antonio Cipriano (Jagged Little Pill), with Caleb Albert (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Shavey Brown (Hadestown), Will Stephan Connell (Papermill’s Fiddler on the Roof), Nicole DeLuca (HOPEful), Caitlin Doak (Three Points of Contact), Anna Frasier Thomas (Titanique), Alyssa Giannetti (Love Never Dies tour), Craig Juricka (Boston Pops soloist), Liz Lang (Knoxville: Summer of 1915), Pablo Laucerica (Dear Evan Hansen tour), Michael McCorry Rose (Wicked), Erick Pinnick (Summer tour), Rob Richardson (Kinky Boots), Lindsay Rider (American Idol), Karla Shook (Tin Pan Alley), Bronwyn Tarboten (Frozen) and Andy Walken (A Christmas Story Live!).

In The Light boasts a creative team led by Director Jeff Whiting, known for Big Fish, with Joshua Zecher-Ross as music director and Kim Scharnberg handling orchestrations.

The story, a fresh take on the classic Faustian bargain, follows Dr. Johann Faustus who, accused of blasphemy, flees with his wife under the guidance of a mysterious being. The plot thickens with the introduction of Gretchen, a young scholar who believes Johann can help her rebuild her town.

The musical is based on a book by Kate Mulley and Nathan Wright, with music and lyrics by Michael Mott, derived from an original work by Justin Silvestri and Michael Mott.

Performances will run from April 26 to April 28, 2024, at Open Jar Studios, located at 1601 Broadway. While admission is free, the audience is encouraged to make donations to The Stage Door Foundation.

For more details and to reserve tickets, visit www.StageDoor.org/broadway-workroom.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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