Before The Prom officially opens on Broadway November 15, readers can get a sneak peek of three songs from the new musical comedy.
In the video above, director-choreographer Casey Nicholaw, stars Brooks Ashmanskas and Beth Leavel, and the rest of the cast talk about—and rehearse—"Changing Lives," "Love Thy Neighbor," and t"Zazz."
The musical tells the story of an Indiana high schooler barred from bringing her girlfriend to the prom—and the group of eccentric Broadway folk who infiltrate the town in an earnest, misguided attempt to fight the injustice.
Reprising their performances from the 2016 Atlanta world premiere are Tony winner Leavel, Tony nominees Christopher Sieber and Ashmanskas, Caitlin Kinnunen, Isabelle McCalla, Angie Schworer, Josh Lamon, and Courtenay Collins. Joining them for the Broadway bow is Michael Potts.
Rounding out the ensemble are Mary Antonini, Courtney Balan, Gabi Campo, Jerusha Cavazos, Shelby Finnie, Josh Franklin, Fernell Hogan, Joomin Hwang, Sheldon Henry, David Josefsberg, Becca Lee, Wayne Mackins, Kate Marilley, Vasthy Mompoint, Anthony Norman, Drew Redington, Jack Sippel, Teddy Toye, Kalyn West, and Brittany Zeinstra.