Check out Christy Altomare singing Journey to the Past for the Broadway musical adaptation of Anastasia. Anastasia is set to arrive on the stage for previews on March 23, ahead of an opening set for April 24.
Here are more details for the Broadway show, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly:
The main cast also includes Derek Klena (Dogfight) as Dmitry; John Bolton (A Christmas Story: The Musical) as Vlad Popov; Caroline O’Connor (Chicago) as Countess Lily Malevsky-Malevitch; Mary Beth Peil (Nine) as Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna; and Ramin Karimloo (Les Miserables) as Gleb, a character new to the stage adaptation.
Anastasia is directed by Tony-winner Darko Tresnjak (A Gentlemen’s Guide to Love and Murder) with a book by Terrence McNally (Master Class) and music and lyrics by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime), who originally wrote “Journey to the Past” for the film. The musical will feature the movie’s best songs along with a brand new score.
Here’s the official synopsis:
“From the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.”