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A Dog Story Musical to Make Off-Broadway Premiere

Justin Baldridge directs the new work by Gayla D. Morgan and Eric H. Weinberger.

David Perlman will star as Roland in A Dog Story.
David Perlman will star as Roland in A Dog Story.
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A Dog Story, a new musical with music and lyrics by Gayla D. Morgan and book by Eric H. Weinberger, will play off-Broadway at The Black Box at The Davenport Theatre beginning November 3, with an opening scheduled for November 17. The show is produced by Seaglass Theatrical and co-produced by Waterfront Theatrics and Martha Robinson.

The cast of A Dog Story features David Perlman as Roland, Stefanie Brown as Blair, Lindsie VanWinkle as Miranda, Alex Kidder (swing), and Chris Blem (swing). The production is directed by Justin Baldridge and musical-directed by Emily Marshall.

The creative team includes scenic design by Lauren Mills, sound design by Tyler Kieffer, lighting design by Jamie Roderick, costume design by Travis Chinick, and choreography by Shannon Lewis. Orchestrations are by Frank Galgano and Matt Castle.

A Dog Story is described as "a charming new musical comedy about Roland, a career-driven lawyer, who thinks he must be married to make partner." The plot continues as follows, "To solve his dilemma, he gets a puppy as a chick magnet. Through first dates, angry tangos, and a sudden disappearance, Roland discovers there's more to life when you 'get a dog!'"

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Closed: January 15, 2017