Zak Resnick leads the cast of Piece of My Heart as songwriter Bert Berns.
Zak Resnick leads the cast of Piece of My Heart as songwriter Bert Berns.
(© Jenny Anderson)

The new off-Broadway musical Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story began performances on June 25. The show is inspired by the life of songwriter Bert Berns, whose list of famous compositions includes "Twist and Shout," "I Want Candy," and the title number, made famous by rock legend Janis Joplin. With a book by Daniel Goldfarb and direction and choreography by Denis Jones, the cast is led by Leslie Kritzer, Linda Hart, Joseph Siravo, de'Adre Aziza, Derrick Baskin, Teal Wicks, Bryan Fenkart, and Zak Resnick in the title role. Take a look at some of the first images of the actors onstage at the Pershing Square Signature Center.

A scene from Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story at the Pershing Square Signature Center.
A scene from Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story at the Pershing Square Signature Center.
(© Jenny Anderson)

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