Ross Golan's The Wrong Man extends limited run at MCC Theater again
The Wrong Man will now play its final performance at the Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space on November 24, 2019.
MCC Theater has announced a second extension for its current world premiere musical The Wrong Man due to popular demand. Previews began at the Newman Mills Theater within the Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space on September 18, 2019, ahead of an official opening on October 7 (read our 5* review). The limited engagement was originally scheduled to run through October 27, 2019, before an initial extension through November 17, but will now play its final performance on November 24, 2019.
The Wrong Man features a book, music & lyrics by multi-platinum songwriter Ross Golan, who has written hit songs for such recording artists as Justin Bieber, Michael Bublé, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Idina Menzel, and P!nk to name just a few.
Synopsis: "In this singular and exciting new work, the wrong man meets the wrong woman in the wrong place at the wrong time. Set in Reno, Nevada, The Wrong Man tells the story of Duran, a man just scraping by, who is accused of a murder he says he didn’t commit."
The Wrong Man marks the reunion of Hamilton's Tony Award-winning director and orchestrator: Thomas Kail and Alex Lacamoire (who also provides music supervision and vocal arrangements). The musical is also be choreographed by by two-time Emmy Award winner Travis Wall.
The cast of The Wrong Man includes Grammy and three-time Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry, Ciara Renée, and Ryan Vasquez, alongside “American Idol” finalist Anoop Desai, Tilly Evans-Krueger, Malik Kitchen, Libby Lloyd, Amber Pickens, Kyle Robinson, Debbie Christine Tjong, and Julius Williams.
The creative team features music direction by Taylor Peckham, scenic design by Tony Award winner Rachel Hauck, costume design by Jennifer Moeller, lighting design by Betsy Adams, and sound design by Tony Award winner Nevin Steinberg.
Ross Golan previously released a concept album of the musical via Interscope Records. An animated concept film, which he directed alongside John Hwang, also celebrated its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 27, 2019.
The Wrong Man Tickets are available now.
(Photo by Matthew Murphy)