Dash & Lily is a Netflix series created by Joe Tracz based on the young adult series Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by David Levithan and Rachel Cohn. This eight-episode romantic holiday series shows Manhattan before the pandemic. This once thriving and exciting city comes alive again if only in the movies.
Dash (Austin Abrams) and Lily (Midori Francis) hang out in The Strand Book Store, Union Square Holiday Market, McSorley’s, Washington Square Park, Grand Central, Macy’s, Alice in Wonderland Statue in Central Park and other places that were once thriving and filled with life.
James Saito who plays Lily’s grandfather, was the original Shredder from “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (1990). Patrick Vaill, who plays Mark recently played Jud Fry in the revival of Oklahoma! on Broadway. Troy Iwata who plays Lily’s brother Langston, made his Broadway debut in 2019 as an understudy in Be More Chill. The Jonas Brothers (Nick Jonas is a producer). Nick Blaemire who plays Dov was in Godspell, Cry Baby and Glory Days and Michael Park (Gordon Malloy), was last seen in Dear Evan Hansen. Also in the show are Natasha Yvette Williams (Waitress, Chicago) and the Jonas Brothers.