Working, A Musical

from the book by Studs Terkel

adapted by Stephen Schwartz, Nina Faso, and Gordon Greenberg

songs by
CRAIG CARNELIA
MICKI GRANT
MARY RODGERS and SUSAN BIRKENHEAD
LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA
STEPHEN SCHWARTZ
JAMES TAYLOR


The hopes, dreams, joys and concerns of the average working American are the focus of this unique, extraordinary musical. That the everyday lives of “common” men and women should be so compelling and moving will surprise and inspire anyone who has ever punched a time clock.

Based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with American workers, WORKING paints a vivid portrait of the men and women the world so often takes for granted: the schoolteacher, the parking lot attendant, the waitress, the millworker, the mason, the trucker, the fireman, the housewife, just to name a few. It’s a highly original look at the American landscape that’s simply impossible to forget.

Immensely moving… terrifically original in concept… it’s a glorious show that rethreads the fabric of American life and leaves you cheering.”
– Daily News

… a kind of maturity not often associated with Broadway shows.”
-Boston Globe



Reviews and Press for the Show


APR 14 – MAY 13, 2012

Thursdays-Saturdays at 8:00 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

*Special performance Monday, April 16, at 8:00 pm


Runtime: 2 Hours


PRESS RELEASE


CAST, CREATIVE, AND COMMUNITY

The Cast

Sherry Berg
Priscilla Cuellar
Tia Dolet
Tina Ghandchilar
Mike Kozemchak
John Loughney
Jane Petkofsky
Meredith Richard
Jennifer Richter
Manuel Ayala Sapelli
Dan Sonntag
RaMond Thomas
Mick Tinder
Dan Van Why

The Production Team

Director Shirley Serotsky
Music Director Jake Null
Choreographer Kurt Boehm
Assistant Director Michael Innocenti
Stage Manager Rich Ching
Set and Costume Design Leon Weibers
Lighting Design Stephanie P. Freed
Properties and Set Dressing Carol Baker

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