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Krystina Alabado, Kyra Kennedy, Gianna Yanelli and More to Star in MYSTIC PIZZA World Premiere at Ogunquit Playhouse
DON’T MONKEY WITH TRADITION! Live Theater is making its triumphant comeback with some exciting new projects. Running dates and casting has been announced for the World Premiere of the upcoming musical adaptation of the hit 1988 cult film classic Mystic Pizza.
The production will premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine for a month long run from September 1st through October 2nd, 2021.
Under the direction of Casey Hushion, choreographed by Liz Ramos, a book by Sandy Rustin, a full 80’s and 90’s catalog, and it features a full all-star cast led by….
Krystina Alabado (Broadway’s Mean Girls, American Psycho, and American Idiot along with the 1st National Tour of the original Spring Awakening and Off Broadway’s The Mad Ones) as “Daisy Araújo” (the role that introduced the world to Julia Roberts),
Kyra Kennedy (1st National Tour of Waitress) as “Katherine ‘Kat’ Araújo” (the Annabeth Gish role),
Gianna Yanelli (Broadway’s Mean Girls) as “Jojo Barbosa”,
Rayanne Gonzales (Broadway’s The Phantom of the Opera and Pre-Broadway premiere of Anastasia) as “Leona” (the Conchata Ferrell role),
Joel Perez (Broadway’s Fun Home) as “Tim Travers” (the William R. Moses role),
Garrett Marshall (LA’s Rock of Ages) as “Bill Montijo” (the Vincent D’Onofrio role),
Corey Mach (Broadway’s Kinky Boots) as “Charles Gordon Windsor Jr” (the Adam Storke role),
and
a Full Ensemble!!!
In case anyone may not know, MYSTIC PIZZA is a romantic comedy. The film was released in 1988 notably being one of Julia Roberts’ first major films. It also starred Annabeth Gish, Lili Taylor, and Matt Damon. Set in Mystic, CT, the story follows 3 waitresses working in the town’s local pizza parlor while coming of age.
This new musical will actually be a jukebox musical featuring notable 80’s and 90’s songs along with several original songs by some of the biggest names in Music during that time including….
Tony winner Cyndi Lauper,
Berlin,
Van Morrison,
Starship,
and
so much more.
Who is excited for a DELICIOUS new musical?!!!
Mike Haber
Author: Mike Haber

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