The Tony Award-nominated musical will begin performances in Providence.
Producers Mike Bosner and Jason Owen have announced that “Shucked” will tour North America. The traveling production will begin performances in Providence, Rhode Island, at the Providence Performing Arts Center, and will play more than 30 cities.
“Shucked” is set to play Atlanta, Austin, Buffalo, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Durham, East Lansing, Fort Lauderdale, Greenville, Houston, Los Angeles, Madison, Nashville, Orlando, San Antonio, Schenectady, St. Louis, Tampa and Washington D.C., with more cities to be announced.
The musical features a Tony Award-nominated book by Robert Horn with a Tony-nominated score by Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally. With Tony-nominated direction by Jack O’Brien, “Shucked” has choreography by Sarah O’Gleby, music direction and Tony-nominated orchestrations by Jason Howland, Tony-nominated scenic design by Scott Pask, costume design by Tilly Grimes, lighting design by Japhy Weideman, Tony-nominated sound design by John Shivers and wig design by Mia Neal. “Shucked” was nominated for the 2023 Tony for Best Musical.
“Shucked” tells the story of Maizy, a young woman from the fictional Cobb County. When the corn crop in the county fails, Maizy dares to leave her sheltered life and seek help from the outside world.
Casting for the tour has not been announced.
Source : Broadwaynews