Hudson Loverro, seen on Broadway in A Bronx Story and Faculty of Rock in addition to the current Kennedy Middle manufacturing of The Who’s Tommy, will star within the title function of the Jeff Award-winning Trevor: A New Musical in April at Off-Broadway’s Stage 42. The brand new musical, based mostly on the Oscar-winning brief movie, arrives in New York Metropolis following an prolonged run in Glencoe, Illinois, in 2017.
Previews will start April 7 on the midtown venue, the place opening night time is about for April 21.
Loverro will likely be joined by Mark Aguirre, Ava Briglia as Frannie, Sidney Dupont as Jack, Ellie Kim, Yale Langworthy as Pinky, Mateo Lizcano as Jason, Luke Mannikus, Alyssa Emily Marvin as Cathy, Luke Naphat, Zachary Podair as Walter, Brandi Porter, Dan Rosales, Isabella Russo as Mary, Yasmeen Sulieman as Diana Ross, Afra Sophia Tully, Joshua Turchin, Sally Wilfert as Mother/Mrs. Kerr, and Jarrod Zimmerman as Dad/Father Joe.
That includes a guide and lyrics by Dan Collins and music by Julianne Wick Davis, Trevor follows 13-year-old Trevor, a pressure of nature with a vivid creativeness. As he offers with changing into a youngster, Trevor struggles to navigate his personal id and decide how he matches in in a difficult world.
Marc Bruni (Lovely: The Carole King Musical) directs, with choreography by Josh Prince (Lovely: The Carole King Musical). The inventive crew additionally options Tony-winning scenic designer Donyale Werle, costume designer Mara Blumenfeld, lighting designer Peter Kaczorowski, sound designers Brian Ronan and Cody Spencer, music director Matt Deitchman, and orchestrator Greg Pliska with casting by Tara Rubin Casting.
Winner of the Jeff Award for Greatest New Work, the world premiere of Trevor: The Musical (the unique title) was offered by Writers Theatre in a particular settlement with John Ambrosino, Josie Bray, and Mark Woods. Eli Tokash and Graydon Peter Yosowitz shared the title function.
The musical relies on an authentic story by James Lecesne and the Academy Award-winning brief movie Trevor, directed by Peggy Rajski and produced by Randy Stone, that had an authentic screenplay by Lecesne.
“Trevor the movie struck a chord with its highly effective narrative and pressing message of optimism,” mentioned Off-Broadway producers Roy Furman, John Ambrosino, Josie Bray, and Mark Woods in an earlier assertion. “From the exuberant viewers response on the Writers Theatre, the place the musical debuted, we knew we must always carry the present to New York.”
The Trevor Mission, which was launched because of the Trevor movie, is a disaster intervention and suicide prevention group targeted on saving LGBTQ lives. Go to TheTrevorProject.org for extra data.