The show is directed by Jeremy Sams and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, and has music and lyrics by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown and a book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn.
The show tells the story of New York teenager Evan Goldman, whose parents get divorced and he's forced to move with his Mom to Indiana, where he has to make new friends and try to become part of the "in-crowd."
The cast includes Al Calderon as Eddie, Eamon Foley as Richie, Caitlin Gann as Molly, Ariana Grande as Charlotte, Aaron Simon Gross as Archie, Elizabeth Gillies as Lucy, Malik Hammond as Malcolm, Joey La Varco as Simon, Delaney Moro as Kendra, Eric Nelsen as Brett, Graham Phillips as Evan, Allie Trimm as Patrice, and Brynn Williams as Cassie.
The cast also features Riley Costello, Henry Hodges, Mary Claire Miskell, Liana Ortiz, Max Schneider, and Corey Snide. The on-stage teen band members are Lexi Bodick on bass, Zac Coe on percussion, Adam Kaufman on keyboard, Zach Page on guitar, Chris Raymond on guitar, and Charlie Rosen (swing musician). The production features music direction by Tom Kitt, scenic and costume design by David Farley, lighting design by Brian MacDevitt, and sound design by Jon Weston.
In related news, the cast and band will celebrate the release of the show's original cast recording at Borders in The Shops at Columbus Circle, Tuesday, November 25 at 4:00 pm. The event will include a live performance of three songs from the musical, followed by a CD signing.For more information, visit www.13themusical.com.