Monday, October 4, 2010

Broadway Bound Leap Of Faith Has L.A. On Their Feet


The cast of Leap of Faith at the Center Theater Group/Ahmanson Theatre through October 24th.
Photo credit: Craig Schwartz

Brooke Shields
Here's a first-look at the anticipated Broadway bound musical production Leap of Faith currently playing at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles through October 24th. Based of the 1992 film starring Steve Martin, the story centers around a phony faith healer coming to town and creating miracles.

Broadway veterans Brooke Shields and Raúl Esparza lead the large cast that features Nicholas Barasch, Jarrod Emick, Kendra Kassebaum, Kecia Lewis-Evans and Leslie Odom, Jr. as well as Brad Anderson, Bradley Benjamin, Tom Berklund, Christopher Bones, Krystal Joy Brown, Ta'Rea Campbell, Eric L. Christian, Michelle Duffy, Harvey Evans, Ashley Blair Fitzgerald, Jennie Ford, Bob Gaynor, Angela Grovey, Shannon Lewis, Michael X. Martin, Maurice Murphy, Anise E. Ritchie, Darcie Roberts, Bryce Ryness, Ariel Shepley, C.E. Smith, Alex Michael Stoll, Dennis Stowe, Katherine Tokarz, Brandon Wardell, Karl Warden, Natalie Willes and Charlie Williams.

Brooke Shields and Raúl Esparza in the World Premiere
of Leap of Faith at the Ahmanson Theatre.
Photo credit: Craig Schwartz

Show: Leap Of Faith

Dates: Sept 11 - Oct 24, 2010

Location: Ahmanson Theatre 
135 N. Grand Ave. 

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Tickets: (213) 972-4400

The creative team is lead by Composer Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, and book by Janus Cercone with Glenn Slater. Leap of Faith is directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Rob Ashford. The design team  includes set designer Robin Wagner and costume designer William Ivey Long. The new musical is based on the motion picture Leap of Faith produced by Paramount Pictures Corporation and written by Janus Cercone. 

Leap of Faith composer Alan Menken and lyricist Glenn Slater in rehearsal.

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