Nancy Opel-Led Curvy Widow Opens at Westside Theatre
Bobby Goldman's musical comedy follows a recently widowed 50-something reentering the dating scene.
The show features a book by Bobby Goldman as well as music and lyrics by Drew Brody. Opel stars as a 50-something widow whose adventures in the least expected places reveal unexpected truths about life, love, survival, and sex. Peter Flynn directs.
Joining Opel in the cast are Andrea Bianchi (As the World Turns), Aisha de Haas (Rent), Elizabeth Ward Land (Memphis), Ken Land (Promises, Promises), Alan Muraoka (Miss Saigon), and Christopher Shyer (Mamma Mia!).
The creative team includes Rob Bissinger (set design), Brian Hemesath (costume design), Ryan Rumery and M. Florian Staab (sound design), and Matthew Richards (lighting design). Wayne Barker is the music supervisor, with musical direction by Andrew Sotomayor and choreography by Marcos Santana.