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In Transit to play final performance on April 16, 2017

Tom Millward
Tom Millward

Producers of the Broadway premiere of In Transit, a new a cappella musical directed and choreographed by three-time Tony winner Kathleen Marshall, have posted an early closure notice. The production will play its final performance at Broadway's Circle in the Square on April 16, 2017. It was previously booking through to September 3, 2017.

Previews began at Circle in the Square on November 10, 2016, before an official opening on December 11. Upon closing In Transit will have played a total of 36 previews and 145 regular performances.

Producer Janet B. Rosen released the following statement:

"As the producer of In Transit, I have had the honor and privilege of working with the brilliant, gifted and talented team of writers, actors and creatives who have brought In Transit to life every performance for the past five months. I thank them with all my heart, as well as the audiences who have shared the experience with them and with me. We look forward to the release of our cast album which will preserve our show forever."

The original Broadway cast recording will be available digitally from April 28, 2017, and in stores from June 9, 2017.

In Transit features a book, music & lyrics by Academy Award winner Kristen Anderson-Lopez, James-Allen Ford, Russ Kaplan & Sara Wordsworth, along with vocal Arrangements by Deke Sharon and musical supervision by Rick Hip-Flores.

Synopsis: "Featuring an a cappella score from the talents behind Frozen and Pitch Perfect, In Transit is a new, modern musical bringing to life a vivid tapestry of characters and music in the city that never sleeps...or stands still. Inspired by the vibrant rhythms of life on the subway, In Transit follows the intertwining lives of eleven New Yorkers, all hoping to catch the express train to success, love and happiness...and the stops they make along the way."

The cast of In Transit includes (in alphabetical order) David Abeles (Dave), Moya Angela (Momma/Mrs. Williams/Booth Lady), Steven 'Heaven' Cantor (Boxman), Justin Guarini (Trent), Telly Leung (Steven), Erin Mackey (Ali), Gerianne Pérez (Kathy), Margo Seibert (Jane), James Snyder (Nate), Mariand Torres (Nina) and Nicholas Ward (Chris), with Adam Bashian, Chesney Snow, Laurel Harris and Aurelia Williams.

Read our interview with cast member Telly Leung HERE.

The creative team behind In Transit has also been announced and features scenic design by Tony winner Donyale Werle, costume design by Tony winner Clint Ramos, lighting design by Tony winner Donald Holder and sound design by Ken Travis.

In Transit, which previously staged its New York premiere at Primary Stages in 2010, is producted on Broadway by Janet B. Rosen for Six Train Productions.

- by Tom Millward

Justin Guarini & Telly Leung in In Transit More Production Photos

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