Update: A Strange Loop Broadway Start Postponed to April 14 | Playbill

Broadway News Update: A Strange Loop Broadway Start Postponed to April 14

The Pulitzer-winning musical will now begin its Main Stem debut later this week.

James Jackson, Jr., L Morgan Lee, Antwayn Hopper, John-Andrew Morrison, Jaquel Spivey, Jason Veasey, and John-Michael Lyles in <i>A Strange Loop</i>
James Jackson, Jr., L Morgan Lee, Antwayn Hopper, John-Andrew Morrison, Jaquel Spivey, Jason Veasey, and John-Michael Lyles in A Strange Loop Marc J. Franklin

A string of delays due to cases of COVID within the company has forced A Strange Loop to postpone its Broadway start again, with performances now set to begin April 14. The musical was originally scheduled to begin April 6. Check StrangeLoopMusical.com for the latest.

Newcomer Jaquel Spivey leads the cast as Usher, a young, Black, gay theatre writer grappling with his toxic inner thoughts while trying to write a musical about a young, Black, gay theatre writer grappling with his toxic inner thought while trying to write a musical about... and on and on. The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical features a book, music, and lyrics by Michael R. Jackson, who makes his Broadway debut with the production.

Spivey is joined by Antwayn Hopper, James Jackson, Jr., L Morgan Lee, John-Michael Lyles, John-Andrew Morrison, and Jason Veasey, all reprising their performances from the Off-Broadway production.

Stephen Brackett (Be More Chill) directs the production, with choreography by Raja Feather Kelly (Suffs), scenic design by Arnulfo Maldonado, costumes by Montana Levi Blanco, lighting design by Jen Schreiver, sound design by Drew Levy, hair, wig, and makeup design by Cookie Jordan, music supervision by Rona Siddiqui, orchestrations by Charlie Rosen, vocal arrangements by Jackson, and casting by The Telsey Office's Destiny Lilly. Tomoko Akaboshi is music coordinator, and Chelsea Pace is intimacy director.

Check out photos from the musical's D.C. run:

Take a 1st Look at Michael R. Jackson’s A Strange Loop at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre

 
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