John Kander and Greg Pierce's Kid Victory Opens at Vineyard Theatre
John Kander and Greg Pierce's new musical Kid Victory opened last night, Wednesday, February 22, at Vineyard Theatre. Performances of the New York premiere continue through March 19. Check out photos from the opening night celebration in the gallery below.
In Kid Victory, 17-year-old Luke returns to his small Kansas town after a wrenching one-year absence. As his friendship grows with the town misfit, Emily, his parents realize that in order to truly find their son, they must confront some unnerving truths about his disappearance. The musical boasts book and lyrics by Pierce, music by Kander, and story by Kander and Pierce.
Kid Victory stars Ann Arvia, Joel Blum, Laura Darrell, Jeffry Denman, Brandon Flynn, Daniel Jenkins, Dee Roscioli, Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba, and Blake Zolfo.
The musical features choreography by Christopher Windom, scenic design by Tony Award winner Clint Ramos, costumes by Jacob A. Climer, lighting by David Weiner, and sound design by Tony nominee Peter Hylenski. David Loud serves as music supervisor, Michael Starobin as orchestrator, and Jesse Kissel as music director.