The York Theatre Company has announced the complete cast and creative team for the New York premiere of the musical A Taste of Things to Come, with book, music, and lyrics by Debra Barsha and Hollye Levin. Performances are set to begin November 9 for a limited engagement through December 11 at the York Theatre Company at Saint Peter’s. Opening night is set for November 17.
In the musical, four friends in Winnetka, Illinois, gather for a weekly Betty Crocker cooking contest, imagining how the prizes might change their lives. The plot is described as follows: "Usually, it’s LIFE Magazine that's read cover to cover in between mixing, sifting, and chopping. However, a different kind of reading material arrives, and shocked (but inspired) by the Kinsey Report, their lives take an interesting set of turns."
The four-member, all-female cast will feature Janet Dacal (Wonderland), Paige Faure (Rodgers Hammerstein's Cinderella), Allison Guinn (On the Town), and Autumn Hurlbert (Legally Blonde).
Waitress choreographer Lorin Latarro makes her directorial debut with A Taste of Things to Come. She will also choreograph the production, which features music direction is by Gillian Berkowitz.