Chicago's Lookingglass Theatre Company's world premiere production of Lucy and Charlie's Honeymoon begins performances May 24. Written by Lookingglass Artistic Associate Matthew C. Yee, the musical will run through July 16.
Yee, who recently made his Broadway debut in the musical adaptation of Almost Famous, composed the music for the piece, as well as writing the book for the original musical, which follows newlyweds Lucy and Charlie as they decide to embrace the dark side of the American dream while driving across the country.
The world premiere, as directed by Amanda Dehnert, stars Yee as Charlie, Aurora Adachi-Winter as Lucy, Wai Ching Ho as Grandma, Daniel Lee Smith as Jeff, Matt Bittner as Gabriel, Doug Pawlik as Martin, Rammel Chan as Peter, Harmony Zhang as Bao, and Mary Williamson as Feinberg.
The creative team for Lucy and Charlie's Honeymoon includes scenic designer Yu Shibagaki, lighting designer Marcella Barbeau, costume designer Sully Ratke, sound designer Andre Pluess, and props supervisor Amanda Herrman. Katrina Herrmann and Alexis Wiley serve as stage managers.
For more information, visit LookingglassTheatre.org.