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Songbird, Starring Kate Baldwin, Opens at 59E59

The new musical features a country score by Spring Awakening vet Lauren Pritchard.

The new musical Songbird celebrated its opening night at 59E59 Theaters on October 28.

The cast of Songbird is thrilled to celebrate opening night.
(photo courtesy of the production)

Written by Michael Kimmel (The Last Goodbye) and Lauren Pritchard (Spring Awakening), Songbird is inspired by Anton Chekhov's The Seagull and tells the story about a fading country star who returns home to Nashville to help the son she abandoned launch his own career.

Kate Baldwin heads the cast of Songbird at 59E59 Theaters.
(photo courtesy of the production)

Tony Award nominees Kate Baldwin (John & Jen) and Erin Dilly (A Christmas Story) lead the company, alongside Kacie Sheik (Hair), Andy Taylor (Once), Ephie Aardema (The Bridges of Madison County) and Adam Cochran (The Last Goodbye). Newly named for the production are Don Guillory (Stickfly), Drew McVety (The Last Ship), and Eric William Morris (Be More Chill).

Kate Baldwin, Adam Cochran, Eric William Morris, and Ephie Aardem star in the new musical Songbird.
(photo courtesy of the production)

J.V. Mercanti directs the production, which featured a creative team made up of Jason Sherwood (scenic design), Aaron Porter (lighting design), Mark Koss (costume design), and Justin Stasiw (sound design). Allison Bressi and Diana Buckhantz produce, by special association with Less Than Rent Theatre.

Erin Dilly and Kacie Sheik toast their opening night.
(photo courtesy of the production)

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