Irish Repertory Theatre's Off-Broadway revival of On a Clear Day You Can See Forever has been extended another three weeks and will now play through September 6. The Alan Jay Lerner and Burton Lane musical is adapted and directed by Artistic Director Charlotte Moore and stars Tony nominee Melissa Errico.
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever began performances June 15 and officially opened June 28. Performances were originally scheduled through through August 12.
In the 1965 musical, a young woman (Errico) goes to a psychiatrist to cure her smoking, but instead, through hypnosis, discovers that she is the reincarnation of a well-born English lady.
The principal cast is rounded out by Stephen Bogardus as Dr. Mark Bruckner and John Cudia as Edward Moncrief.
The cast of On a Clear Day You Can See Forever also includes Florrie Bagel (Jerry Springer: The Opera) as Sally/Flora, William Bellamy (The Emperor Jones) as Hubert Insdale, Rachel Coloff (Urinetown) as Mrs. Hatch/Mrs. Welles, Peyton Crim (Finian’s Rainbow) as Chairman Latimer/Solicitor Trundle, Caitlin Gallogly (Silicon Valley) as Janie Preston, Matt Gibson (Ragtime) as Warren Smith, Daisy Hobbs (Aladdin) as Muriel Benson, and Craig Waletzko (Kinky Boots national tour) as Dr. Conrad Fuller/Mr. Samuel Welles.
The production features music direction by John Bell (Fiddler on the Roof), choreography by Barry McNabb (Finian’s Rainbow), and orchestrations by Josh Clayton (Donnybrook!). Gary Adler (Escape to Margaritaville) conducts.
The production team includes scenic designer James Morgan (Three Small Irish Masterpieces), costume designer Whitney Locher (Woman and Scarecrow), lighting designer Mary Jo Dondlinger (Finian’s Rainbow), and sound designer M. Florian Staab (The Seafarer). Casting is by Deborah Brown (Our Town).