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Full Cast Announced for Days of Wine and Roses Musical

The world premiere musical doesn’t begin previews until May 5, but it has already extended to July 9.

Byron Jennings will appear in the world premiere of Days of Wine and Roses at Atlantic Theater Company.
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Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Days of Wine and Roseswhich is set to begin previews at the Linda Gross Theater on May 5 ahead of an official opening night on June 5. Additionally, Atlantic has announced an extension of the new musical, which will now end its run July 9 (it was previously set to close June 25).

Joining the previously announced Kelli O’Hara and Brian d’Arcy James are Steven Booth (Tina: the Tina Turner Musical), Sharon Catherine Brown (Caroline, or Change), Bill English (Anything Goes), Nicole Ferguson (Merrily We Roll Along), Olivia Hernandez (Plaza Suite), Byron Jennings (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), David Jennings (Tina: the Tina Turner Musical), Ted Koch (To Kill a Mockingbird), Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress), Scarlett Unger (off-Broadway debut), and Kelcey Watson (The Oresteia).

The musical is adapted from the 1962 film and original 1958 teleplay by JP Miller, with a book by Craig Lucas  and score by Adam Guettel, both of whom previously collaborated on The Light in the Piazza. Michael Greif (Rent) directs this story about a couple falling in love and struggling to hold onto that love as they build a life and a family.

Days of Wine and Roses will feature choreography by Sergio Trujillo & Karla Puno Garcia, scenic design by Lizzie Clachan, costume design by Dede Ayite, lighting design by Ben Stanton, sound design by Kai Harada, music direction by Kimberly Grigsby, music contractor Antoine Silverman, orchestrations by Adam Guettel, additional orchestrations by Jamie Lawrence, and hair and wigs by David Brian Brown. Judith Schoenfeld will serve as the production stage manager.

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