Don’t worry fans, the show is still on the road to Broadway! The musical was set to open on broadway on march 26, right before a global pandemic shut down theatres all around the world. If the future of theatre remains uncertained, producers are now commited to give the show a Broadway run sometimes between winter 2021 and 2022 at the Shubert Theatre.
Sing Street was supposed to mark the Broadway debut of 14 young cast member but performances had to be postponed due to the spread of the covid-19. SING STREET is directed by Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman (Indecent), features a book by Tony Award winner Enda Walsh (Once), music and lyrics by Gary Clark (front man of Danny Wilson) & John Carney (“Modern Love”), choreography by Obie Award winner Sonya Tayeh (Moulin Rouge), and is based on the motion picture written and directed by John Carney.
It stars Max Bartos as Darren, Brendan C. Callahan as Gary, Billy Carter as Robert, Zara Devlin as Raphina, Gus Halper as Brendan, Jakeim Hart as Larry, Martin Moran as Brother Baxter, Anne L. Nathan as Sandra, Johnny Newcomb as Barry, Brenock O’Connor as Conor, Gian Perez as Kevin, Sam Poon as Eamon, Skyler Volpe as Anne, Amy Warren as Penny, Anthony Genovesi as Declan, with off-stage covers Ilan Eskenazi, Dashiell Eaves, Shadia Fairuz, Sophie Hearn, Michael Lepore and Jace Reinhard.
Sing Street’s story takes place in Dublin, 1982. Everyone is out of work. Thousands are seeking bluer skies across the Irish Sea. Sixteen-year-old Conor and his schoolmates turn to music to escape troubles at home and impress a mysterious girl.
While we’re all eagerly waiting to see this killer of a show, Sing Street released their original broadway cast recording on april 21st! Make sure to check it out to satisfy your 80’s nostalgia!