Jerry Garcia Musical Red Roses, Green Gold Announces Early Closing
The new musical was scheduled to run though March 18.
Red Roses, Green Gold, a new musical featuring the songs of the Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter, has announced that it will end its run at the Minetta Lane Theatre on Sunday, February 18. The run was scheduled to conclude on March 18.
Written by Michael Norman Mann and directed and choreographed by Rachel Klein, Red Roses, Green Gold features additional songs by Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart, Bob Weir, and Bill Kreutzmann, with musical supervision and arrangements by Jeff Chimenti.
Set in 1920s Maryland, Red Roses, Green Gold tells the fantastical and comedic tale of Jackson Jones and his family of swindlers as they gamble their way to love and riches. The company includes Brian Russell Carey, Maggie Hollinbeck, David Park, Michael McCoy Reilly, Natalie Storrs, Debbie Christine Tjong, Michael Viruet, and Scott Wakefield.
Red Roses, Green Gold is expected to receive a cast album and tour throughout the country in 2019. Up first, the company will perform on Friday, March 16, as part of this year's SXSW Festival.