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Glory Days to begin performances at Broadway's Circle in the Square from 22 Apr


It has now been officially confirmed that the new musical Glory Days, music and lyrics by Nick Blamiere, with book by James Gardiner, will open at Broadway's Circle in the Square on 6 May 2008, following previews from 22 Apr. The musical is currently booking through to 10 Aug 2008.

The musical had its world premiere at the Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia, where it ran from 15 Jan - 17 Feb 2008.

Eric Schaeffer, who directed the Signature Theatre production, will once again helm Broadway production, which will see the Signature's cast, Steven Booth, Andrew C. Call, Adam Halpin and Jesse JP Johnson re-create their roles for Broadway.

Glory Days: Four high school friends reunite one year after graduation to discover how dramatically their lives have grown apart. While they attempt to reconnect and understand each other�s differences, nothing can compare to the glory days of high school when life was simpler and all appeared right with the world. The musical features music styles from pop and folk to contemporary rock.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on 30 Mar 2008.

23 year old Nick Blaemire (Music and Lyrics) is making his Broadway debut this season both as a songwriter with Glory Days and as a performer in the ensemble of Cry-Baby. James Gardiner (Book), is also 23 years old, and is making his debut as a librettist.

The creative team comprises James Kronzer (sets), Sasha Ludwig-Siegel (costumes), Mark Lanks (lighting) and Peter Hylenski (sound).

Glory Days is being produced on Broadway by John O'Boyle, Ricky Stevens, Richard E. Leopold and Lizzie Leopold and Max Productions in association with Signature Theatre.

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