Set in "Steeltown, USA", The Cradle Will Rock follows the efforts of Larry Foreman to unionize the town's workers and combat wicked, greedy businessman Mr. Mister, who controls the town's factory, press, church and social organization.
Book, music, and lyrics by Marc Blitzstein; directed by Zi Alikhan; musical directed by Michael Bennett; choreography by Maddy Apple; assistant directed by Jessica Kris; sets by Jason Sherwood; costumes by Kelsie Peletier; lights by Marika Kent; sound by Daniel Crowley; production stage manager, Matt Rossiter. Executive producer, Erich Rettstadt; producers, Amara Dieter and Katherine Garceau.
Presented by Tisch New Theatre in association with Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc.
At the Atlas Theatre. April 28-May 1, 2010.
Running time: 2 hours, 15 minutes.
WITH: Ryan Amador, Maddy Apple, Harrison Beck, Michael Brick, Rob Brinkman, Casey Cowan-Barnes, AJ Ditty, Su Hendrickson, Hannah Kiem, Christina King, Luke Marinkovich, Ashley Masula, Sarah Naughton, Erin Rice, Jacob Samuels, Amanda Savan, Will Seefried, Anika Seidman-Gati, Matt Stillo, Ryan VanDenBoom, Mathieu Whitman, and Ben Yahr