Will Chase, Laura Osnes, Tom Wopat Set for Encores! Pipe Dream
The show will be directed by Marc Bruni with music direction by Rob Berman and choreography by Kelli Barclay. The cast will also include James Clow, James Moye, Steve Routman and Stephen Wallem, with additional casting to be announced.
Based on John Steinbeck's novel Sweet Thursday, the centers on the romance between Doc (Chase), a marine biologist, and Suzy (Osnes), a young woman who hitchhikes into town looking for a better life. Doc's friends include Mac (Wopat), Hazel (Wallem), and Fauna, the owner of the local brothel.
The score includes such selections as "All at Once You Love Her," "The Next Time It Happens" and "Everybody's Got a Home But Me."