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New Musical 'Burn All Night' Comes to Oberon Next Week

Thursday Aug 10, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, is pleased to present "Burn All Night," with book and lyrics by Andy Mientus, music by Van Hughes, Nick LaGrasta, and Brett Moses, choreography by Sam Pinkleton, and directed by Jenny Koons.

Performances begin on Friday, August 18 and run through Friday, September 8 at OBERON, 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge.

In an age of uncertainty, four lost souls come to the city in search of themselves. An unflinching look at being young on the eve of global catastrophe, this world premiere musical directed by Jenny Koons ("A Sucker Emcee," "In This Moment") and choreographed by Tony nominee Sam Pinkleton ("Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812") features a synthpop score by Teen Commandments members Van Hughes, Nick LaGrasta, and Brett Moses with a book and lyrics by Andy Mientus ("SMASH").

The cast includes Krystina Alabado ("Spring Awakening") as Holly, Ken Clark ("Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812") as Zak, Lincoln Clauss as Bobby, and Perry Sherman ("Fun Home") as Will with an ensemble including Gabrielle Carrubba, Aurie Ceylon, Marquis Johnson ("Disney's Beauty and the Beast"), Ashley LaLonde ("Violet"), AJ Rafael, MJ Rodriguez ("Trans Scripts, Part I: The Women"), and Jamar Williams ("Witness Uganda"). The band includes Maddie Jay on Bass, Maxime Cholly on Drums, Claudio Rainó on Guitar, and Michael Mastroianni on Keys. The creative team includes scenic design by Sara Brown ("The Shape She Makes"), lighting design by Bradley King ("Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812"), sound design by Jessica Paz ("Dear Evan Hansen"), and music direction by Cian McCarthy ("The Book of Mormon").

Performance dates and times:

August 18 - 20, 22 - 25, 29 - 31; September 1, 5 - 6 at 7:30 p.m.
August 26 - 27; September 2 - 3 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
September 7 - 8 at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Ticket prices from $25. Now on sale by phone at 617-547-8300, in person at the Loeb Drama Center Ticket Services (64 Brattle Street) or online at americanrepertorytheater.org

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