Justin Guarini will star in a lab presentation of Brave New World: A Brand New Musical.
Justin Guarini will star in a lab presentation of Brave New World: A Brand New Musical.
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Brave New World: A Brand New Musical, an adaptation of Aldous Huxley classic novel, will be performed in two private lab presentations on February 23 and 24 following the culmination of a two-week experimental AEA Lab. Sheryl Kaller directs.

Brave New World features a book by Ben Andron, music by Jonnie Rockwell and Grammy and Emmy winner John McDaniel, and lyrics by Tony nominee Bill Russell (Side Show). It tells the story of a future in which everybody is happy because anything that could cause pain has been eliminated. Andy Einhorn serves as music director for the AEA lab, with Srda Vasiljevic as the associate director.

The cast will feature American Idol finalist Justin Guarini as Director Thomas Mond, Zak Resnick as John, Jason Tam as Bernard, Alison Luff as Lenina, Leah Hocking as Linda and also includes Michael Tacconi, Max Crumm, Michael Lowney, Tyler Hardwick, Corey Mosello, Jonathan David, Kayla Foster, Katie Klaus, Jessie Hooker Marissa McGowan, and Lizzie Klemperer and Jade Eshete in the ensemble.