The new Jason Robert Brown musical The Connector, currently making its world premiere Off-Broadway via MCC Theater, celebrated opening night with a special event February 5. The production's official opening, including its first reviews, is February 6.
See photos from the February 5 event below, where the attendees included Phillipa Soo and Steven Pasquale, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, and Norbert Leo Butz.
Conceived and directed by Jason Robert Brown's longtime collaborator Daisy Prince, The Connector follows two young journalists (Ben Levi Ross and Hannah Cruz) in the late 1990s, pitting ambition against values in the race for the ultimate scoop.
The cast also includes Joanna Carpenter, Max Crumm, George Dvorsky, Ashley Pérez Flanagan, Danielle Lee Greaves, Mylinda Hull, Daniel Jenkins, Cedric Lamar, Jessica Molaskey, Fergie Philippe, Eliseo Román, Ann Sanders, Kyle Sherman, and Michael Winther.
The Connector features choreography by Karla Puno Garcia, scenic design by Beowulf Boritt, costume design by Márion Tálan de la Rosa, lighting design by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew, sound design by Jon Weston, and orchestrations and arrangements by Brown. Tom Murray is the music director and Kristy Norter is the music coordinator. Erin Gioia Albrecht is the production stage manager and casting is by Patrick Goodwin of The Telsey Office.