Off Broadway Between the lines Sets September closing date
The new musical based on the book by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer includes a book by Timothy Allen McDonald and a score by Elyssa Samsel and Kate Anderson.
Off Broadway Between the lineswhich is currently playing at the Tony Kiser Theater, has moved its closing date forward to September 11. The production was originally announced to run until October 2. Based on the book by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer, Between the lines contains a book by Timothy Allen McDonald (James and the giant peach), and a score by Elyssa Samsel and Kate Anderson.
The story follows Delilah (played by Arielle Jacobs) as she moves to a new school and turns to the pages of a storybook to escape her own life. The lines between reality and fantasy begin to blur as she develops a crush on the handsome prince from the book. The cast also includes Jake David Smith, Vicki Lewis, Hillary Fisher, John Rapson, Wren Rivera and Julia Murney. Aubrey Matalon serves as understudy, along with Heather Ayers, Dan Hoy and Martin Landry.
The musical officially opened at The Kiser on July 11 after beginning previews on June 15. Read the reviews here.
Jeff Calhoun (News) conducts, with orchestrations and arrangements by Gregory Rassen (Bandstand). The creative team also includes choreographer Paul McGill (The Legend of Georgia McBride), musical director Daniel Green (almost known), scenographer Tobin Ost (News), costume designer Gregg Barnes (mean girls), lighting design by Jason Lyons (rock of ages), sound design by Ken Travis (Aladdin), projection designer Caite Hevner (In transit), and hairstylist and makeup artist J. Jared Janas (Little shredded pill).
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Between the lines is co-produced by Daryl Roth, Columbia Live Stage, Elizabeth Armstrong, Andrew Paradis, Kevin Sullivan, Tom Tuft and Writers’ Cage.