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Alex Koceja and Michael Uselmann's Musical Heist! to Play Off-Broadway

James Will McBride is set to direct the production.

A scene from Heist!
(© James Michael Avance)

The new musical comedy Heist! will make its world premiere in a limited engagement August 9-September 2 at the Players Theatre. Directed by James Will McBride, Heist! features book and lyrics by Alex Koceja, music by Michael Uselmann, and choreography by Jenna Haimes.

The story of an enterprising team of thieves who attempt the biggest con Broadway has ever seen, Heist! follows Jack, who though retired gets roped into one last job: to infiltrate the cast of a Broadway revival and steal a very valuable necklace off the leading lady on stage. With a team of young thieves-turned-actors, Jack attempts to escape the mistakes of his past while dealing with directors, double-agents and Actors' Equity.

The cast of Heist! features Kable Barnhart, Christopher Bober, James Cella, Chandler Converse, Javier Taylor Fox, Alec Irion, Claire Leyden, Blair Medina, Cordara Newson, Patricia Sabulis, and Alicia Thomas. Heist! features scenic and costume design by Sonya Plenefisch with lighting design by Kenzie Carpenter.


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