Liberty: A Monumental New Musical is putting the finishing touches on the cast album today at John Kilgore Sound!
“The powerfully petite Abigail Shapiro will bring an unexpected freshness to the monumental role of Liberty,” said producer Theresa Wozunk. Joining Ms. Shapiro in the cast will be Emma Rosenthal (Brigadoon) as Emma Lazurus, Ben McHugh (Mamma Mia!) as Walker, Cheryl Stern (La Cage aux Folles) as Moscowitz/Schuyler, Tom Souhrada (Mary Poppins) as McKay/Pulitzer, Ryan Duncan (Shrek) as Goodleaf, C. Mingo Long (South Pacific) as Samuel, and Andrew DiTusa as Giovanni.
Liberty: A Monumental New Musical tells the story of a determined, young French immigrant who arrives alone in New York Harbor in 1884. The powerful, sweeping new musical features a book and lyrics by Dana Leslie Goldstein and music by Jon Goldstein, and follows Liberty as she struggles to find her place in the ever-evolving country she’s come to symbolize. Liberty: A Monumental New Musical was adapted from original material by Dana Leslie Goldstein, Jon Goldstein, and Robert Bruce McIntosh. Liberty is directed by Evan Pappas ,with musical direction and arrangements by Jeffrey Lodin, sets by Tim Golebiewski, and costumes by Debbi Hobson.