Nicolette Robinson, Conor Ryan, and More Set for New Musical Invisible Thread
After a run at American Repertory Theatre called Witness Uganda, the show comes to Second Stage Theatre.
Casting has been announced for Second Stage Theatre's upcoming production of Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews' new musical Invisible Thread. The show is presented in association with the American Repertory Theater and directed by A.R.T. artistic director Diane Paulus (Finding Neverland).
Cocreator Matthews will be joined by (in alphabetical order) Melody Betts (Chicago PD), Rodrick Covington (Central Avenue Breakdown), Kevin Curtis (A Chorus Line), Tyrone Davis Jr. (Shrek), Nkrumah Gatling (Hair), Latrisa Harper (The Color Purple), Jason Herbert (Fela!), Aisha Jackson (Beautiful — The Carole King Musical), Kristolyn Lloyd (Heathers The Musical), Michael Lluwoye (Fable), Corey Mach (Hands on a Hardbody), Tiffany Mann (Sweeney Todd), Jeremy Pope (Choir Boy), Jamard Richardson (The Book of Mormon), Nicolette Robinson (Brooklynite), Adeola Role (Lily's Revenge), Conor Ryan (Cinderella), and Jamar Williams (Broken Window Theory).
Formerly titled Witness Uganda, the production had its world premiere at A.R.T. in February 2014. Inspired by a true story, the show follows a young New York City man named Griffin who volunteers for a project in Uganda. The new musical addresses the challenges confronted by American aid workers around the world.
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