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….
Gianna Yanelli (Broadway’s Mean Girls) as “Jojo Barbosa”,
Garrett Marshall (LA’s Rock of Ages) as “Bill Montijo” (the Vincent D’Onofrio role),
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,
so much more.
Who is excited for a DELICIOUS new musical?!!!