100 years. 10 love affairs. One city of lost souls. Hello Again explores a daisy chain of New Yorkers slipping in and out of one another’s arms in 10 musical vignettes blurring the parameters of time, love, eroticism and exploitation. Hello Again, is based on the Michael John LaChiusa stage musical of the same name. The inspiration for Hello Again, is Arthur Schnitzler’s Der Reigen, a 120 year-old play so provocative and controversial in its time that it was banned from public performance for decades, before inspiring a heated, even violent responses from audiences. Watch as a revolving door of sensual encounters spanning a century, sweep you into it’s thrilling world. The provocative musical features six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, Emmy Award-winner and Tony nominee Martha Plimpton, Emmy and Drama Desk nominee T.R. Knight, Rumer Willis, Cheyenne Jackson, SAG Award-winner and Grammy nominee Jenna Ushkowitz, Teen Choice Award-winner Tyler Blackburn, Sam Underwood, Nolan Gerard Funk and Al Calderon. Hello Again is directed by Tom Gustafson, features a screenplay by Cory Krueckeberg and music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa.
Tyler Blackburn (Jack, a frisky young thing) is best known for his work in the hit ABC Family drama “Pretty Little Liars,” where he accumulated a large fan base for his portrayal of the dark and mysterious character ‘Caleb Rivers.’ The show has received an array of nominations and awards, including several Teen Choice and People’s Choice Awards. Blackburn’s performance garnered him two consecutive individual Teen Choice Award the last two years. His success on “Pretty Little Liars” led to Blackburn continuing the same character on the ABC Family spin-off “Ravenswood.” More recently, Blackburn will be seen in Hello Again, based an Off Broadway musical by composer Michael John LaChiusa. The film is directed by Tom Gustafson and the ensemble cast includes Audra McDonald, Martha Plimpton, T.R. Knight, and Cheyenne Jackson. In 2016, Tyler also stars in the independent film Love Is All You Need?, directed by Kim Rocco Shields. Blackburn stars opposite Elisabeth Röhm, Briana Evigan, Emily Osment, and Jeremy Sisto. The film, based on the award winning short of the same name, is a provocative look at bullying in a world where being gay is the norm and heterosexuals are persecuted.