Lolita Musical Takes the Stage at York Theatre Company
The musical is written by Alan Jay Lerner.
The York Theatre Company has released photos from Lolita, My Love, the final production of the Musicals in Mufti 2019 season's celebration of legendary librettist and lyricist Alan Jay Lerner. Featuring book and lyrics by Lerner and music by John Barry, the musical will run through March 3 at the York Theatre at Saint Peter's.
Based on Vladimir Nabokov's 1955 novel Lolita, the musical Lolita, My Love originally closed in Boston in 1971 and never made it to Broadway. For this Musicals in Mufti presentation, Erik Haagensen has created a new script from Lerner's assorted drafts.
The cast features George Abud (The Band's Visit) as Clare Quilty, Caitlin Cohn (The Secret Garden as Dolores "Lolita" Haze, Robert Sella (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) as Humbert Humbert, Thursday Farrar (Aida) as Dr. June Ray, and Jessica Tyler Wright (Sweeney Todd) as Charlotte Haze, with Becca Fox (Singin' in the Rain), Hanako Greensmith (Spring Awakening), Victoria Huston-Elem (Finding Neverland), Jay Aubrey Jones (Assassins), Kennedy Kanagawa (Into the Woods), Max Meyers (Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story), Mark Montague (A Very Brady Musical), and Analise Scarpaci (Matilda the Musical).
Emily Maltby directs, with music direction by Deniz Cordell.