Rick Faugno has joined the solid of the planet premiere of REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW OF RAGNAR AGNARSSON Household furniture PAINTER, a new musical with e-book, tunes & lyrics by Ívar Páll Jónsson, primarily based on a tale by Ívar and Gunnlaugur Jónsson. Performances will begin July thirty first, with the formal Opening Night on Wednesday, August 13th at the Minetta Lane Theatre, eighteen Minetta Lane (just a number of methods from Sixth Ave., 1 block south of W. third St.)
Rick Faugno originated the role of Frankie Valli in the Las Vegas generation of Jersey Boys, now in its seventh smash yr. He has appeared on Broadway in The Will Rogers Follies (as Will Rogers, Jr.), Great Town, Discussions With My Father, and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Rick also performed Bobby Van Husen in The Boy Friend, directed by Julie Andrews. His film and Television credits contain “The Newsroom,” “The Adventures of Pete & Pete,” Every single Tiny Phase, and Virgin Alexander.
Underneath the course of Bergur Ingólfsson, the cast also functions Cady Huffman (Tony winner for The Producers, The Will Rogers Follies, The Nance, “Suppress Your Enthusiasm,” “The Very good Wife”), Kate Shindle (Overlook The usa ’98, Lawfully Blonde, Cabaret, Jekyll & Hyde, Capote), Michael Biren (Billy Elliot), Patrick Boll (Mamma Mia!, Loss of life of a Salesman, “Gossip Girl”), Zach Cossman (Band Geeks), Karli Dinardo (“Silversun”), Danielle Kelsey (Young Frankenstein), Graydon Prolonged (“The Carrie Diaries”), Brad Nacht (Billy Elliot, The Addams Family members), Marrick Smith (Crossing Swords, Uncovering Eden), and Jesse Wildman (Ghost). Choreography for REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW OF RAGNAR AGNARSSON Furnishings PAINTER is by Lee Very pleased, with audio course by award-winning Icelandic Indie rock musician Stefán Örn Gunnlaugsson.
Have you at any time puzzled what is likely on inside of your elbow? REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW OF RAGNAR AGNARSSON Household furniture PAINTER responses this hypothetical, surreal query in an emotionally billed rock musical really like story. Set in Elbowville (a microscopic neighborhood inside Ragnar Agnarsson’s physique), the hugely unconventional story introduces us to a enjoy triangle establishing towards the backdrop of the after-idyllic community’s fake prosperity at the palms of a power-mad mayor and its greatest damage, tragedy and rebirth.
The heart of REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW OF RAGNAR AGNARSSON Furniture PAINTER lies in its tunes, which ended up prepared over the system of many many years by Ívar Páll Jónsson – a gifted Icelandic songwriter who pursued fronting a rock band numerous years back and introduced an album, but felt confined in the highlight. He worked as a journalist but stored creating songs, and in the end, with the encouragement of his youthful brother Gunnlaugur, discovered his ease and comfort zone driving the curtain. He wrote the complete score and, with his brother, the e-book for the musical.
In contrast to several musicals, the tracks, which can be read on the musical’s new idea recording, stand independently of the tale, evoking influences from David Bowie, Radiohead, Grizzly Bear, the Pixies, Sufjan Stevens, and much more. The album is carried out by singers from an array of Icelandic bands, as nicely as Liam McCormick from The Loved ones Crest.
Creator Ívar Páll Jónsson is an Icelandic songwriter whose collaborations with other acclaimed Icelandic artists have culminated in the principle album for REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW OF RAGNAR AGNARSSON Furniture PAINTER and this planet premiere production. Ívar is thrilled to bring his initial major musical to New York Town.
Director Bergur Ingólfsson directed the Disney/Cameron Mackintosh production of Mary Poppins at the Reykjavík City Theater. Mary Poppins is Iceland’s greatest-grossing theater manufacturing of all time. Following the opening of REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW OF RAGNAR AGNARSSON Furniture PAINTER, Bergur is set to immediate Billy Elliot at the RCT.
Lee Very pleased was resident choreographer for the West Conclude production of Billy Elliot and his other United kingdom choreography credits contain Carousel, Hairspray, Victor Victoria, Mack & Mabel, and Men and Dolls.
Established & projection style for REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW OF RAGNAR AGNARSSON Household furniture PAINTER are by Petr Hloušek, with lighting layout by Jeff Croiter (Tony winner for Peter and the Starcatcher) and Cory Pattak, and sound design by Carl Casella. Costume style is by Hrafnhildur Arnardottir (aka Shoplifter) and Edda Gudmundsdottir, who have collaborated with Björk a number of moments as artists, stylists and designers.
REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW OF RAGNAR AGNARSSON Furnishings PAINTER is being created Off-Broadway by Karl Pétur Jónsson and Theater Mogul. The playing routine will be Mondays at 7 PM, Tuesday through Friday evenings at 8 PM, and Saturdays at 4 & 8 PM. Tickets are offered by contacting Ticketmaster 800-745-3000 or via www.RevolutionElbow.com.