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Kelli O'Hara and Brian d'Arcy James to Star in Days of Wine and Roses Musical

The new show is written by Light in the Piazza collaborates Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas.

Kelli O'Hara and Brian d'Arcy James
(© Tricia Baron/David Gordon)

This spring, Kelli O'Hara and Brian d'Arcy James will star in the world premiere of the new musical Days of Wine and Roses, running May 5-June 25 at the Atlantic Theatre Company.

Adapted from the 1962 film and original 1958 teleplay by JP Miller, the new musical is written by The Light in the Piazza collaborators Craig Lucas (book) and Adam Guettel (music and lyrics), with direction by Michael Greif.

O'Hara will play Kristin and d'Arcy James will play Joe in this story of a couple falling in love and struggling to build and rebuild a family as they succumb to alcoholism.

Days of Wine and Roses will feature scenic design by Lizzie Clachan, costume design by Dede Ayite, lighting design by Ben Stanton, sound design by Kai Harada, orchestrations by Adam Guettel, music contracting by Antoine Silverman, and music direction by Kimberly Grigsby.

Complete casting is still to be announced.