A Sign of the Timesa brand-new musical including the tunes of Petula ClarkLesley Gore, Dirty Springfield and other timeless pop hits of the 1960s will have its New York City best Off Broadway at New World Stages this winter season, with sneak peeks beginning February 7, 2024, in advance of an opening night on Thursday, February 22.
A York Theatre Company production, A Sign of the Times functions a book by Lindsey Hope Pearlman based upon an initial story by Richard J. Robin. Directing is Gabriel Barre, with music instructions and orchestrations by Joseph Church and choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter.
Casting will be revealed in coming weeks.
The musical, including such ’60s pop classics as “Downtown,” “Gim me Some Lovin’,” “Rescue Me,” “I Know A Place” and lots more, had its opening night at Goodspeed Musicals’ Norma Terris Theatre in 2016 and played an offered out perform at the Delaware Theatre Company in 2018. A developmental reading with script modifications and Pearlman’s brand-new book was kept in New York in 2015.
The main summary: Summer, 1965. With the nation in shift– as the war in Vietnam raves on and has a hard time for civil liberties and ladies’s freedom command headings– one aspirational girl discovers herself in New York City, and prepared to dive into this brave brand-new world. In A Sign of the Timesjourney back to America’s many memorable years as a young professional photographer attempts to make her method amidst the altering times that specified an age.
The innovative group functions set style by Evan Adamson, outfit style by Johanna Pan, lighting style by Ken Billington, sound style by Shannon Slaton and forecast style by Brad Peterson.