Working: A Musical

Working: A Musical

New York City Center kicks off its 2019 Encores! Off-Center season with a new production of Working: A Musical, directed by Encores! Off-Center Artistic Director Anne Kauffman and featuring two brand new songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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Running time: 
1hr 30mins (no intermission)
Categories: 
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About Working: A Musical:

An impassioned documentation of the people who make American run, Working explores the lives of working class men and women who are so often taken for granted. Based on the Studs Terkel best-selling book, the musical has gone through several updates—the latest of which adds two songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda to an already illustrious list of songwriters.

By:
Based on the book by Studs Terkel, adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso, with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg
Producer:
New York City Center
Director:
Anne Kauffman
Songs by:
Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mary Rodgers and Susan Birkhead, and James Taylor
Choreography:
Avihai Haham
Cast list:
Andrea Burns, Mateo Ferro, David Garrison, Helen Hunt, Christopher Jackson, Javier Muñoz, and Tracie Thoms
Other info:
Music Direction by Alvin Hough, Jr.
Working: A Musical Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
June 26, 2019
Opening date: 
June 26, 2019
Closes: 
June 29, 2019
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday--
Wednesday-7:30pm
Thursday-7:30pm
Friday-8pm
Saturday2pm8pm
Sunday--

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

New York City Center

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

Latest Working: A Musical News & Features

Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt leads starry cast of Encores! Off-Center's Working: A Musical
May 16, 2019

Casting has now been confirmed for the previously announced Encores! Off Center production of Working: A Musical which is scheduled to play New York City Center's Mainstage from June 26 to June 29, 2019, coinciding with the theatre’s 75th anniversary. The cast includes (in alphabetical order) Andrea Burns, Mateo Ferro, David Garrison, Helen Hunt, Christopher Jackson, Javier Muñoz, and Tracie Thoms.

Our Working: A Musical Review

New York City Center has had great success with its Encores! and Encores! Off-Center programs where they present musicals in concert form. In the Encores! Off-Center program, they take ground-breaking musicals from the past and reimagine them for the present. I just wish they hadn’t chosen the occasion of City Center’s 75th Anniversary to reimagine Working: A Musical into a self-congratulatory... Read more