Producers Tom Kirdahy, Sue Wagner, John Johnson, and The Stephen Sondheim Trust have announced the complete cast and performance dates for the highly anticipated world premiere of HERE WE ARE, the new musical from Stephen Sondheim and David Ives.
HERE WE ARE will play a strictly limited 15-week NYC engagement at The Shed’s Griffin Theater from 28 September 2023 to 7 January 2024.
Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, HERE WE ARE will feature Francois Battiste, Tracie Bennett, Bobby Cannavale, Micaela Diamond, Amber Gray, Jin Ha, Rachel Bay Jones, Denis O’Hare, Steven Pasquale, David Hyde Pierce, and Jeremy Shamos.
The understudies for HERE WE ARE are Bradley Dean, Adam Harrington, Bligh Voth, Adante Carter, Mehry Eslaminia, and Lindsay Nicole Chambers.
The musical features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, a book by Tony Award nominee David Ives, and is inspired by two films, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie and The Exterminating Angel, by Luis Buñuel.
HERE WE ARE will include choreography by Sam Pinkleton, set design and costume design by David Zinn, lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Tom Gibbons, orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick, musical direction and supervision by Alexander Gemignani, hair design by Wigmakers Associates, and casting by The Telsey Office.
HERE WE ARE is co-presented by The Shed (Artistic Director Alex Poots, President and COO Maryann Jordan, and Chief Executive Producer Madani Younis).
Oscar Arce serves as Associate Producer.