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JEKYLL & HYDE

Jekyll & Hyde

Sept. 7 - 30, 2012

 

Conceived for the stage by

STEVE CUDEN and

FRANK WILDHORN

Book and Lyrics by

LESLIE BRICUSSE

Music by

FRANK WILDHORN

Based on the story

"The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde"by

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

Directed and Choreographed by

JEFF CALHOUN

American Idol star and Tony® Award nominee Constantine Maroulis joins with Grammy® Award nominee and R&B superstar Deborah Cox to inject new life into the classic tale of good and evil, JEKYLL & HYDE.

After four thrilling, chilling years on Broadway and multiple world-wide tours, this dark and dangerous love story from Tony® and Grammy® Award nominee Frank Wildhorn and Oscar® and Grammy® winner Leslie Bricusse returns in a stunning new production directed by Tony® nominee Jeff Calhoun that includes all the classic songs (This is the Moment, A New Life, Someone Like You) that first grabbed audiences by the throat and transformed JEKYLL & HYDE into a theatrical phenomenon.

Its story remains as timeless as it is irresistible. A devoted man of science, Dr. Henry Jekyll is driven to find a chemical breakthrough that can solve some of mankind’s most challenging medical dilemmas. Rebuffed by the powers that be, he decides to make himself the subject of his own experimental treatments, accidentally unleashing his inner demons along with the man the world would come to know as Mr. Hyde.

This brand new direction and choreography are the work of Tony Award® nominee Jeff Calhoun, who’s behind this season’s breakthrough Broadway hit, Newsies.

Two red-hot star stars. One cold-blooded thriller. JEKYLL & HYDE.

No musical has ever held you like this.

Recommended for ages 13+ due to some Mature Content.

 Watch the VIDEO for a Behind-the-Scenes look at the photo shoot for Jekyll & Hyde!

 

 “THE SHOW IS A PHENOMENON!”

- The New York Times

“The best musical I’ve ever seen. It should run forever.”

- Larry King, CNN

“THIS BIG, DARK, FLASHY SPECTACLE IS A REAL CROWD-PLEASER.

IT KNOCKS THE ROOF OFF THE THEATRE.” 

- Gannett Newspapers

 “Filled with big, rousing, tear-your-guts-out songs.”

 - Newsday

“POWERFUL AND INTENSE! Passion is the real star here.”

-WNBC-TV

“Going for the Gothic, composer Frank Wildhorn unleashes torrents of surging melody, throbbing with a strong backbeat and sinister modulations.”

- Star-Ledger

Cast

CONSTANTINE MAROULIS (Dr. Henry Jekyll/Edward Hyde)

DEBORAH COX (Lucy)

TEAL WICKS (Emma Carew)

LAIRD MACKINTOSH (John Utterson)

RICHARD WHITE (Sir Danvers Carew)

DAVID BENOIT

STEPHEN MITCHELL BROWN

JERRY CHRISTAKOS

DANA COSTELLO

WENDY FOX

BRIAN GALLAGHER

SEAN JENNESS

MEL JOHNSON, JR.

JAMES JUDY

ASHLEY LOREN

COURTNEY MARKOWITZ

AARON RAMEY

EMMY RAVER-LAMPMAN

ROB RICHARDSON

BLAIR ROSS

DOUG STORM

HALEY SWINDAL

JASON WOOTEN

Production Team

JEFF CALHOUN (Director/Choreographer)

STEVEN LANDAU (Musical Director)

TOBIN OST (Scenic & Costume Design)

JEFF CROITER (Lighting Design)

KEN TRAVIS (Sound Design)

DANIEL BRODIE (Projection Design)

CHARLES G. LAPOINTE (Hair & Wig Design)

KIM SCHARNBERG (Orchestrations)

JASON HOWLAND (Musical Supervisor/Arrangements)

DAVID LAI (Music Coordinator)

ERIC SPROSTY (Production Stage Manager)

TYLER SMUTZ (Technical Supervisor)

RICHARD J. HINDS (Associate Director/Choreographer)

BUCK MASON (General Manager)

About Constantine Maroulis
Constantine MaroulisConstantine Maroulis (Dr. Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde) played the lead role in a three-year run in Broadway’s Rock of Ages and received a Best Actor Tony nomination and a Drama League nomination for his performance. Constantine made his Broadway debut in the Tony-Nominated production of The Wedding Singer and can currently be seen in the title role of the hit production of Toxic Avenger at the Alley Theatre in Houston, Texas through February 12, 2012. Constantine was a finalist on the fourth season of "American Idol." He played the role of Roger Davis in the national tour of RENT. Constantine co-starred in the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production of Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris. He was a series regular on the CBS daytime drama "The Bold and The Beautiful," which featured original songs from his debut album “Constantine,” released on his own label, Sixth Place Records. Other television credits include Law & Order, The Tonight Show, America’s Got Talent, Dancing with the Stars, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Conan, Ellen, Regis & Kelly, MTV and many more. In 2011, he was presented with both The Gabby Award and The Elios Award, which recognizes the excellence Greek Americans have achieved in various fields. Constantine will appear in the Warner Brothers feature film, Rock of Ages starring Tom Cruise this spring. Constantine graduated from the Boston Conservatory and apprenticed at The Williamstown Theatre Festival. Follow him on twitter @ConstantineM
About Deborah Cox

Deborah CoxDeborah Cox (Lucy) A multi-platinum selling and a multi-talented entertainer, Cox has conquered the R&B and pop charts, including six top-20 Billboard R&B singles, an impressive eleven #1 hits on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Play chart and the lead role in Elton John and Tim Rice's Broadway musical, Aida. While singing with Celine Dion, Cox was discovered by the infamous Clive Davis and instantly signed to Arista records. Her gold selling debut album Deborah Cox was released in 1995. In 1998 she followed up with the release of her second CD One Wish. From this CD came the double platinum “Nobody’s Supposed To Be Here” which held the record for being the longest running #1 R&B Single for 14 consecutive weeks and earned her a Lady of Soul and a Soul Train Award. Her second single “We Can’t Be Friends” also went to #1 on Billboard's singles chart and sold over 500,000 copies. “Things Just Ain’t The Same” and “It’s Over Now” followed. Deborah has sung with Andrea Bocelli, toured with David Foster, Cyndi Lauper and Sarah Mac Lachlan with Lilith Fair. She was also invited to perform for First Lady Michelle Obama and most recently President Obama.


In 2000 Deborah collaborated with Whitney Houston to record the duet “Same Script Different Cast” for her Greatest Hits CD. Her third album, “The Morning After” was released in 2002 with “Up & Down (In & Out)” co-written with Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis. In 2003, her fourth album “Remixed” was released featuring her Billboard chart topping dance remixes. In 2012, Deborah garnered her 11th number one Billboard Dance single with “If It Wasn’t For Love”. In addition to roles in both film and television, Deborah also released her fifth album, a Grammy nominated tribute album “Destination Moon” to the legendary Dinah Washington in 2007 (Universal). That same year she also received The Civil Rights Award from the New York Senate for her efforts in the fight for Human Rights and equality. In 2008, she formed Deco Recording Group and released her sixth studio album The Promise, where she earned her 10th #1 spot on the Billboard Dance Chart with the international hit “Beautiful U R”. Behind the scenes, Deborah has recorded singles for several film soundtracks including Akeelah and the Bee, “Hotel Rwanda, Kingdom Come, Money Talks, A Good Man is Hard To Find and Tyler Perry’s “Meet the Browns.”

About Jekyll & Hyde

Jekyll & Hyde was concieved for the stage by Frank Wildhorn and Steve Cuden, with lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and music by Wildhorn. The forthcoming production will be directed and choreographed by Jeff Calhoun. Based on The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, the musical is the story of a London doctor who, in an attempt to cure his father’s mental illness, creates an evil alternate personality who causes violence and destruction.

Conceived for the stage by Tony and Grammy nominee Frank Wildhorn and Steve Cuden, the four-time Tony-nominated musical Jekyll & Hyde features a book and lyrics by two-time Oscar winner, Emmy winner and four-time Tony Award nominee Leslie Bricusse and music by Wildhorn.

Following a 30-city tour, the original Broadway production opened at The Plymouth Theatre April 28, 1997, and earned four Tony Award nominations. Directed by Robin Phillips and choreographed by Joey Pizzi, the production starred Robert Cuccioli, Linda Eder and Christianne Noll. After 1,543 performances and featuring such replacements as Sebastian Bach and David Hasselhoff in the title role, the production played its final performance Jan. 7, 2001.

CLICK HERE To visit the official website of the National Tour of Jekyll and Hyde!

     
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