By Jack Rico
Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of André Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that it’s production of the new musical WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, will now begin performances on Friday, October 8 at 8pm at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44 Street). Opening night for the musical, based on the film by Pedro Almodóvar, with a book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek and direction by Bartlett Sher, will remain as originally scheduled on Thursday, November 4 at 6:45pm.
“WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN” needs more technical rehearsal time and so we will start performances on Friday, October 8 at 8pm. We are very sorry to inconvenience so many theatergoers who have purchased tickets for these now cancelled performances. We apologize to all of you who are affected by this change,” said André Bishop and Bernard Gersten in a joint statement on behalf of the Lincoln Center Theater staff.
Ticket holders for performances through Thursday, October 7 can either exchange their tickets for a future performance or get a refund at point of purchase.
WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN features features de’Adre Aziza, Laura Benanti, Danny Burstein, Justin Guarini, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Patti LuPone, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Mary Beth Peil, Sherie Rene Scott with Julio Agustin, Alma Cuervo, John Carroll, Murphy Guyer, Rachel Bay Jones, Nina Lafarga, Yanira Marin, Sean McCourt, Vivian Nixon, Luis Salgado, Jennifer Sanchez, John Schiappa, Samantha Shafer, Phillip Spaeth, Matthew Steffens and Charlie Sutton.