Off-Broadway's Cornelia Street Cancels Week of Performances Due to COVID Cases | Playbill

Off-Broadway News Off-Broadway's Cornelia Street Cancels Week of Performances Due to COVID Cases

The new musical plays the Atlantic Theater Company.

Norbert Leo Butz, Kevyn Morrow, Ben Rosenfield, Mary Beth Peil, Lena Pepe, Esteban Andres Cruz, and George Abud in Cornelia Street Ahron R. Foster

Cornelia Street has canceled all performances for the week of February 21 due to COVID cases within the company. Performances for the already extended limited engagement at Atlantic Theater Company are expected to resume February 28. 

The world premiere, which opened February 14, will play through March 5. Read the reviews here.

Starring are two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz (My Fair Lady), George Abud (The Band’s Visit), Esteban Andres Cruz (Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven), Gizel Jiménez (Netflix’s tick, tick… BOOM!), Jordan Lage (American Buffalo), Kevyn Morrow (Moulin Rouge! The Musical), Tony nominee Mary Beth Peil (Anastasia), Ben Rosenfield (Mrs. America), and Lena Pepe in her Off-Broadway debut.

George Abud, Ben Rosenfield, Mary Beth Peil, Esteban Andres Cruz, Gizel Jiménez, and Norbert Leo Butz in Cornelia Street Ahron R. Foster

Jacob Towney, a father dreaming of a great life for his daughter, finds out the West Village restaurant that has been his sanctuary is set to close. As he tries to save it, he also faces the neighborhood's phantom spirits.

Cornelia Street features a book by Tony winner Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) with music and lyrics by Mark Eitzel of American Music Club.

SEE: Go Inside Opening Night of Cornelia Street's World Premiere Off-Broadway

Tony-nominated director Neil Pepe (American Buffalo) helms the production, with choreography by two-time Bessie Award winner Hope Boykin, scenic design by Scott Pask, costume design by Linda Cho, lighting design by Stacey Derosier, sound design by Kai Harada, music direction by Chris Fenwick, orchestrations by John Clancy, music contracting by Antoine Silverman, and casting by The Telsey Office's Rachel Hoffman. Jennifer Rogers serves as the production stage manager.

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See Norbert Leo Butz, Mary Beth Peil, George Abud, More in Cornelia Street at Atlantic Theater Company


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