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Daphne Rubin-Vega Stars in the New York Premiere of Miss You Like Hell

Lear deBessonet directs Quiara Alegría Hudes and Erin McKeown's musical at the Public Theater.

Daphne Rubin-Vega stars as Beatriz in Miss You Like Hell, directed by Lear deBessonet, at the Public Theater.
(© Joan Marcus)

The Public Theater's production of Miss You Like Hell, a new musical with book and lyrics by Quiara Alegría Hudes and music and lyrics by Erin McKeown, began previews on March 20 for its run through May 6. Check out photos from the production, set to open April 10, in the gallery below.


Daphne Rubin-Vega stars as Beatriz, described in a press release as "a flawed mom to 16-year-old Olivia, and an undocumented immigrant on the verge of deportation. After living estranged from each other for years, mother and daughter embark on a road trip that crosses state lines. Together they meet Americans of different backgrounds, shared dreams, and complicated truths in this powerful new show with vast heart and fierce humor."

In addition to Rubin-Vega, the cast includes Danny Bolero, Andrew Cristi, Latoya Edwards, Shawna M. Hamic, Gizel Jiménez, David Patrick Kelly, and Michael Mulheren. Marinda Anderson and Marcus Paul James complete the company.

The production will be directed by Lear deBessonet, and will feature choreography by Danny Mefford, scenic design by Riccardo Hernandez, costume design by Emilio Sosa, lighting design by Tyler Micoleau, and sound design by Jessica Paz.

For tickets and more information, click here.