Carrie Manolakos, Bryce Ryness, Bob Stillman, Aspen Vincent et al. Set for La Jolla Playhouse's Sleeping Beauty Wakes
Featuring a book by Rachel Sheinkin, and a score by composer Brendan Milburn and lyricist Valerie Vigoda, the show delves into the magical space between dreaming and waking in an unexpected twist on a classic tale. In it, a young beauty is brought to a sleep disorder clinic, and soon all the patients find themselves sharing a familiar dream. The work is a co-production with Princeton's McCarter Theatre Center.
The cast will include Adinah Alexander (Restless Leg Syndrome), Jimmy Ray Bennett (Apnea), Steve Judkins (Sleepwalker), Kecia Lewis-Evans (Doctor), Carrie Manolakos (Night Terrors), Bryce Ryness (Orderly), Bob Stillman (King), and Aspen Vincent (Beauty).
The production will feature choreography by Doug Varone, musical direction and orchestrations by James Sampliner, scenic design by Riccardo Hernandez, costume design by Miranda Hoffman, lighting design by Christopher Akerlind, projection design by Peter Nigrini, and sound design by Leon Rothenberg.