Part of Encores! 25th season, is the Tony Award winning Grand Hotel, inspired by Vicki Baum’s 1929 novel. The Encores! production, directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes, will feature music direction by Encores! Music Director Rob Berman. Grand Hotel, will run for seven performances at New York City Center from March 21 – 25. The Encores! at 25 season concludes with Me and My Girl (May 9 – 13).
Grand Hotel follows the post-war comings and goings of the artists, businessmen, jewel thieves, and ambitious young secretaries whose lives intersect in the opulent lobby of Berlin’s most prestigious hotel. First produced under the title At the Grand (1958), with a score by Robert Wright & George Forrest and book by Luther Davis, the original production was revitalized in 1989 by director-choreographer Tommy Tune, with additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, for a Tony Award-winning run on Broadway.
Book by Luther Davis
Music and Lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest
By arrangement with Turner Broadcasting Co., owner of the motion picture Grand Hotel
Featuring The Encores! Orchestra
Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel
Starring Junior Cervila, John Clay III, Natascia Diaz, John Dossett, Irina Dvorovenko, Guadalupe Garcia, Nehal Joshi, James T. Lane, Jamie LaVerdiere, Eric Leviton, Robert Montano, Kevin Pariseau, William Ryall, James Snyder, Brandon Uranowitz, Daniel Yearwood and Heléne Yorke.
Also performing are Aaron J. Albano, Matt Bauman, Kate Chapman, Sara Esty, Hannah Florence, Richard Gatta, Emily Kelly, Andrew Kruep, Kelly Methven, Harris Milgrim, Adam Roberts, Christopher Trepinski, Sharrod Williams