Karen Ziemba, Daniel Jenkins, and More Set for John Kander's Kid Victory
The musical, written by Kander and Greg Pierce, will play the Vineyard theatre.
Casting has been announced for the New York premiere of John Kander and Greg Pierce's Kid Victory, which begins previews on February 1 at the Vineyard Theatre. Directed by Tony Award nominee Liesl Tommy (Eclipsed), it will open February 22.
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.
The show will star Ann Arvia, Joel Blum, Laura Darrell, Jeffry Denman, Brandon Flynn, Daniel Jenkins, Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba, and Blake Zolfo. Additional cast will be announced at a later date.
Kid Victory will feature choreography by Christopher Windom, scenic design by Clint Ramos, costumes by Jacob Climer, lighting by David Weiner, and sound design by Peter Hylenski. David Loud serves as music supervisor, Michael Starobin as orchestrator, and Jesse Kissel as music director.