Tickets are now on sale for the new musical WOMEN ONE THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN which will begin preview performances on October 2 at the Belasco Theatre. Based on Pedro Almodóvar's internationally acclaimed 1988 film, WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN is set in late 20th-century Madrid and tells the story of the intertwining lives of a group of women (Sherie Rene Scott, de'Adre Aziza, Laura Benanti, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Patti LuPone) whose relationships with men lead to a tumultuous 48 hours of love, confusion and passion. Also in the cast are Justin Guarini, Danny Burstein, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Mary Beth Peil. The musical is directed by Bartlett Sher, with a book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek. This world premiere production will open on Thursday, November 4 at 6:45pm on Broadway at the Belasco Theatre, located at 111 W. 44 Street.
WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN will also feature Julio Agustin, Alma Cuervo, John Carroll, Murphy Guyer, Rachel Bay Jones, Nina Lafarga, Yanira Marin, Sean McCort, Vivian Nixon, Luis Salgado, Jennifer Maria Sanchez, John Schiappa, Samantha Shafer, Phillip Spaeth and Charlie Sutton.
WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN will have choreography by Christopher Gattelli, musical direction by Jim Abbott, sets by Michael Yeargan, costumes by Catherine Zuber, lighting by Brian MacDevitt and sound by Scott Lehrer. (information from playbill.com and broadwayworld.com)