Carmen Cusack, John Lloyd Young, and More to Pay Tribute to Scorsese Film Scores
For the Record: Scorsese — American Crime Requiem opens the Wallis season with Broadway talent.
For the Record: Scorsese — American Crime Requiem will open the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' 2016-17 with a run from September 21-October 16. The production will highlight 40 years of the acclaimed director's storytelling through films such as GoodFellas, Casino, The Departed, The Wolf of Wall Street, and more.
The cast includes Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young (Jersey Boys), Tony Award nominee Carmen Cusack (Bright Star), Pia Toscano (American Idol), Lindsey Gort (The Carrie Diaries), and Grammy Award nominee B. Slade. For The Record alums also join the cast, including James Byous, Dionne Gipson, Olivia Harris, Doug Kreeger (Les Misérables), Justin Mortelliti, Jason Paige ("Original Pokemon Theme"), and Zak Resnick (Mamma Mia!).
Directed by co-creator Anderson Davis, the immersive concert mash-up, where iconic music and moments from Scorsese's movies spring to life with an epic soundtrack, includes doo-wop hits such as "Be My Baby" and "Chariot," crooner standards including "My Way" and "Rags To Riches," as well as classic rock anthems like "Comfortably Numb," "House Of The Rising Sun," "Gimme Shelter," and many more.