Promenade

New York City Center continues its 2019 Encores! Off-Center season with a production of Maria Irene Fornés’ 1965 work Promenade, featuring music by Al Carmines.

(Photos by Joan Marcus)

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Running time: 
1hr 55mins (no intermission)
Categories: 
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About Promenade:

Promenade follows two escaped prisoners, known only as 105 and 106, as they run through The City, mingling with an assortment of characters from the poor and homeless to the extremely wealthy. This absurdist look at the haves and have-nots features music ranging in style from rock to blues to Noel Coward and Puccini.

By:
Al Carmines and Maria Irene Fornés
Producer:
New York City Center
Director:
Laurie Woolery
Choreography:
Hope Boykin
Cast list:
Mark Bedard (as Jailer), Becca Blackwell (as Mayor), Eddie Cooper (as Mr. R), Daniel Everidge (as Mr. T), Carmen Ruby Floyd (as Miss I), Marcy Harriel (as Miss U), James T. Lane (as 105), Bonnie Milligan (as Miss Cake), Kent Overshown (as 106), Bryonha Parham (as Servant), Don Darryl Rivera (as Soldier/Driver), Soara-Joye Ross (as Miss O), Steve Routman (as Soldier/Injured Man), Saundra Santiago (as Mother), and J.D. Webster (as Mr. S)
Other info:
Music Direction by Greg Jarrett
Promenade Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
July 10, 2019
Opening date: 
July 10, 2019
Closes: 
July 11, 2019
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday--
Wednesday-7:30pm
Thursday-7:30pm
Friday--
Saturday--
Sunday--

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

New York City Center

Address:
131 West 55th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenue), New York, NY 10019
Nearest subway station:
57th Street stations

Our Promenade Review

Encores! Off-Center's production of Promenade, music by Al Carmines, book and lyrics by María Irene Fornés, tries to turn a charming urchin into a sophisticated prince. Why? I imagine for the censors and for an audience more familiar with plot, character development and virtuosity than with theatre created by improvisation, relationship and heart. Promenade was originally produced in 1965 for... Read more