FEATURING 1960s POP HITS FROM PETULA CLARK AND MORE
JOINING PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED STARS
CHILINA KENNEDY, DREW SEELEY, CRYSTAL LUCAS-PERRY, AND RYAN SILVERMAN
Delaware Theatre Company is pleased to announce the complete cast for A Sign of the Times, a new musical featuring the songs of Petula Clark and multiple hit-makers of the 1960s. Featuring a book by legendary comedy writer and six-time Emmy Award-winner Bruce Vilanch and based on an original story by Richard Robin, the show is directed by Gabriel Barre (Amazing Grace) with choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter (School of Rock), and Music Supervision and Orchestrations by Joseph Church (The Lion King). The limited engagement will run from November 28 – December 23, with opening night set for December 8.
Joining the previously announced Chilina Kennedy (Beautiful), Drew Seeley (Jersey Boys), Crystal Lucas-Perry (Lincoln Center’s Bull In A China Shop), and Ryan Silverman (The Phantom of the Opera) are Lauren Boyd (Hamilton, West Side Story Nat’l Tour), Brad Bradley (The People in the Picture, Billy Elliot), Melessie Clark (After Midnight – Norwegian Escape), Steven Grant Douglas (Ghost – The Musical), Natalie Charle Ellis (School of Rock, Les Misérables), Stacia Fernandez (The Drowsy Chaperone, Mamma Mia), Phoebe Gavula (Cabaret – Arden Theatre Co.), Louis James Jackson (Motown), Sarah Jenkins (Cats), Aaron Kaburick (Hello, Dolly!; Something Rotten!), David LaMarr (Jersey Boys Nat’l Tour), Alexandra Matteo (A Bronx Tale, Annie), Ralph Meitzler (Something Rotten! Nat’l Tour, Rock of Ages), Nick Picknally (The Wizard of Oz Nat’l Tour), and Dave Schoonover (Love Never Dies Nat’l Tour, The Fantasticks).
Additional creative team members include Paul Tate DePoo lII (Scenic Design), Jennifer Caprio (Costume Design), Ken Billington (Co-Lighting Design), Jason Kantrowitz (Co-Lighting Design), 59 Productions (Projection Design), Shannon Slaton (Sound Design), J. Jared Janas (Hair Design), Rick Fox (Music Direction), Lindsey Hope Pearlman (Associate Director), Alchemy Production Group (General Management) and Tara Rubin Casting (Casting). A Sign of the Times played a nearly sold out world premiere engagement at Goodspeed Musicals in 2016.
Featuring the songs of a generation, A Sign of the Times tells the story of Cindy (Kennedy), a young woman pursuing her passion and finding her voice in New York City in 1965. Set against the backdrop of women’s liberation, the civil rights movement, and the Vietnam War – events as relevant today as they were then – A Sign of the Times will transport audiences to the big city in the 60s with heart and soul, featuring such classic songs as “Downtown,” “You Don’t Own Me,” “Don’t Sleep in the Subway,” “The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s In His Kiss),” and “The Boy From New York City.”
Tickets are now on sale. For performance schedule and pricing, visit: www.DelawareTheatre.org.
About Delaware Theatre Company
Currently in their 40th season, Delaware Theatre Company (DTC) is Delaware’s premier non-profit professional theatre. Recognized as a cornerstone in the Brandywine Valley’s rich cultural landscape, DTC has produced nearly 200 plays for over one million residents and visitors in its community. For more than two decades, DTC has been a pioneer in the revitalization of Wilmington’s Christina Riverfront and cultural district as the only LORT theatre in the state. Since Bud Martin’s arrival in 2012, DTC has seen a 54% increase in subscribers and a 234% increase in single ticket buyers, making Delaware Theatre Company an up and coming player in the regional theatre community.