Game of Thrones star Brenock O'Connor to lead cast of Sing Street at New York Theatre Workshop
The world premiere of Sing Street is set to begin performances at New York Theatre Workshop on November 25, 2019.
Complete casting has now been announced for the eagerly anticipated world premiere of Sing Street at New York Theatre Workshop, which is scheduled to begin previews on November 25, 2019, ahead of an official opening on December 16 and a limited engagement through January 19, 2020.
Leading the cast will be "Game of Thrones" star Brenock O'Connor (as Conor), alongside Max William Bartos (as Darren), Brendan C. Callahan (as Gary), Billy Carter (as Robert), Zara Devlin (as Raphina), Gus Halper (as Brendan), Jakeim Hart (as Larry), Martin Moran (as Brother Baxter), Anne L. Nathan (as Sandra), Johnny Newcomb (as Barry), Gian Perez (as Kevin), Sam Poon (as Eamon), Skyler Volpe (as Anne), and Amy Warren (as Penny).
Aside from his role as Olly on the global phenomenon that is HBO's "Game of Thrones," Mr. O'Connor has also appeared on the BBC series "Dickensian," Sky's "Living the Dream," and the BBC's "The Split." He has also starred as The Artful Dodger on the UK tour of Oliver! and Sing Street marks his New York stage debut.
Based on the 2016 indie film, written and directed by John Carney, Sing Street features a book by Tony Award winner Enda Walsh, with music and lyrics by John Carney and Gary Clark.
Synopsis: "Dublin, 1985. Everyone is out of work. Thousands are seeking bluer skies across the Irish Sea. Sixteen-year-old Conor and his schoolmates turn to music to escape troubles at home and impress a mysterious girl. With a score that embraces the new wave sounds of the era, Sing Street celebrates the thrill of first love and the power of music."
Under the direction of Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman, the creative team behind Sing Street features choreography by Sonya Tayeh, music direction by Fred Lassen, music supervision & orchestrations by Martin Lowe, scenic & costume design by Bob Crowley, lighting design by Christopher Akerlind, sound design by Darron L West, and dialect coaching by Deborah Hecht.
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