Keyes and Pulitzer Prize-finalist playwright Christopher Diaz choreographed by Tony Award nominee Camille A. Brown, musical theater titan and Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Rent, Next to Normal, Dear Evan Hansen) ) and musical director and co-orchestrator Adam Blackstone. Hell’s Her Kitchen is an unforgettable new show featuring original new music and soulful, iconic hits from New York native Alicia Keys. The work explores the many social issues young people face about identity, belonging, finding themselves in the concrete jungle and elsewhere, and navigating life and love.
In a cramped apartment on the side of Times Square, 17-year-old Ali is desperate to own a piece of his New York dream. Ali’s mother is also determined to protect her daughter from the same mistake she made. When Ali falls in love with a talented young drummer, her mother and her daughter must face the harsh realities of race, rebellion, and growing up. Ari feels trapped, but the sound of her neighbor playing the piano opens the door to her unexpected friendships and radically different futures.
Public Theatre’s Artistic Director Oscar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham today at the landmark Astor Place home at 425 Lafayette Street, unveiling a fresh, dynamic new production and continuing mission-driven The Public announced the line-up for the 2023-24 season, including shows from . Eustis described HELL’S KITCHEN as “an amazing groundbreaking musical from one of the most beloved and brilliant artists New York has ever produced.”
The cast of “HELL’S KITCHEN” includes Shoshana Bean (Jersey), Chad Carsterfen (Ray/Ensemble), Reid Clark (Ensemble), Chloe Davis (Ensemble), Nico DeJesus (Ensemble), Brandon Victor Dixon (Davis), Timothy L. Edwards. (Ensemble), Badia Farha (Substitute), Vanessa Ferguson (Tiny/Ensemble), David A. Guzman (Ensemble), Crystal Mony Hall (Crystal/Ensemble), Gianna Harris (Substitute), Chris Lee (Knack), Jackie Leung (Jessica/Ensemble), Keshia Lewis (Miss Liza Jane), Rachael Manalo (Ensemble), Marea Joy Moon (Ali), Onyx Noel (Understudy), Sarah Parker (Ensemble), William Roberson (Substitute), Niki Saldes (Ensemble), Marian Torres (Maria/Ensemble), Donna Vivino (Substitute), Lamont Walker II (Riku).
HELL’S KITCHEN’s creative team includes stage design by Robert Brill, costume design by Dede Ayite, lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Gareth Owens, hair and wig design by Mia Neal, and projection design by Peter Nigrini. increase.