AuthorsMusic & Lyrics JASON ROBERT BROWN
Book MARSHA NORMAN
DescriptionThis musical is based on the best-selling novel by Robert James Waller which tells the story of a married but lonely Italian woman, Francesca Johnson, living in 1960's Madison County, Iowa, who engages in a life-changing, four-day love affair with a National Geographic photographer, Robert Kincaid from Bellingham, Washington who is visiting Madison County in order to create a photographic essay on the covered bridges in the area.
Williamstown Theatre Festival August 3, 2013
ORIGINAL BROADWAY PRODUCTION
Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre February 20, 2014
PRODUCTIONS: WHERE HAS IT PLAYED?
ORIGINAL PRODUCTION Williamstown Theatre Festival - August 3, 2013
Direction : BARTLETT SHER Musical Director : THOMAS MURRAY Scenic Design : MICHAEL YEARGAN Costume Design : CATHERINE ZUBER Lighting Design : DONALD HOLDER Sound Design : JON WESTON
Robert Kincaid : STEVEN PASQUALE Francesca Johnson : ELENA SHADDOW
ORIGINAL BROADWAY PRODUCTION Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre - February 20, 2014
Producer : JEFFREY RICHARDS, STACEY MINDICH, JERRY FRANKEL, TULCHIN/BARTNER PRODUCTIONS, JAY & CINDY GUTTERMAN, CATHY CHERNOFF, SCOTT M. DELMAN, TED LIEBOWITZ, AARON PRIEST, RED MOUNTAIN THEATRE COMPANY, WARNER BROS. THEATRICAL VENTURES INC, HAROLD NEWMAN, BELLANCA SMIGEL RUTTER, WILL TRICE, THE SHUBERT ORGANIZATION Direction : BARTLETT SHER Musical Director : THOMAS MURRAY Scenic Design : MICHAEL YEARGAN Costume Design : CATHERINE ZUBER Lighting Design : DONALD HOLDER Sound Design : JON WESTON
Robert Kincaid : STEVEN PASQUALE Francesca Johnson : KELLI O'HARA Bud Johnson : HUNTER FOSTER Marge : CASS MORGAN Charlie : MICHAEL X. MARTIN Michael : DEREK KLENA Carolyn : CAITLIN KINNUNEN
SYNOPSIS: WHAT'S THE STORY?
The best-selling novel captivated millions of readers with the story of a beautiful Italian woman who marries an American soldier to flee war-ravaged Italy. Her new life on an Iowa farm is uncomplicated until the day a National Geographic photographer comes up her driveway looking for directions, forever changing the course of their lives.
Developed by an extraordinary, award-winning creative team, this passionate new musical captures the lyrical expanse of America's heartland along with the deep yearning entangled in the eternal question, "What if...?"
To Build a Home Francesca and Company Home Before You Know It Bud, Michael, Carolyn and Francesca Temporarily LostRobert What Do You Call a Man? Francesca You're Never AloneBud and Company Another LifeMarian/Chiara WonderingRobert and Francesca Look At MeFrancesca, Robert and Company The World Inside a FrameRobert Something From a DreamBud Get CloserMarge and Radio Singers Falling Into YouRobert and Francesca
State Road 21/ The Real WorldBand Singer, Michael, Carolyn and Company Who We Are and Who We Want to BeRobert, Francesca and Company Almost RealFrancesca Before and After You/ One Second and a Million MilesRobert and Francesca He Forgave MeFrancesca When I'm GoneCharlie, Bud and Company It All Fades AwayRobert Always BetterFrancesca, Robert and Company