‘Harmony’ aims for Broadway transfer

Composer Barry Manilow addresses the audience during the final Off-Broadway performance of ‘Harmony’. (Photo: Courtesy of DKC O&M)

The new musical “Harmony” is considering a Broadway production, according to press representatives.

“Harmony” premiered Off-Broadway in a National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene production that wrapped May 15. The show took place at the Edmond J. Safra Hall of the Museum of Jewish Heritage, beginning performances on March 23. dated May 8.

Barry Manilow, the musical’s composer, made an appearance on the final call, along with co-creator Bruce Sussman and director/choreographer Warren Carlyle.

“I’d like to think that today is just the end of the beginning!” Sussman said onstage, signaling a possible transfer to Broadway.

The Off-Broadway cast included Chip Zien, a member of the original Broadway cast of “Into The Woods” and this season’s “Caroline, or Change,” and Sierra Boggess, who appeared on Broadway in “The Phantom of the Opera. , “The Little Mermaid” and “School of Rock”.

“Harmony” was nominated for three Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Book of a Musical, and Outstanding Actor in a Musical for Zien’s performance.

It was announced last week that a cast album would be recorded with the original Off-Broadway cast.

Ken Davenport and Sandi Moran are attached to the project as producers.

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