THE STORY GOES ON: THE SONGS OF MALTBY & SHIRE

July 20 - 27, 2024 | No performance July 21

World Premiere!

A voice of a generation, Maltby and Shire are best known for creating the most thrilling, touching, and enduring revues in theatre history—Starting Here, Starting Now and Closer Than Ever. As they complete their trilogy with a new revue,  Weathervane will premiere The Story Goes On: The Songs of Maltby and Shire, featuring music from all three works and selections from other hits like Baby and Big. Directed by Tony Award winner Richard Maltby Jr., this is your chance to be a part of theatre history, revisit classics, and experience brand-new material you can’t hear anywhere else! The story goes on.

From the award-winning and legendary songwriting team of Maltby and Shire comes a brand new musical revue directed by 2x Tony winner Richard Maltby, Jr.

Music by David Shire

Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.

Suitable for most audiences.

Run Time: 2 hours with one 15-minute intermission.

Group rates available! Contact [email protected] for more information.

Performances

Saturday, July 20 at 7:30 PM

Monday, July 22 at 7:30 PM

Tuesday, July 23 at 7:30 PM

Wednesday, July 24 at 7:30 PM

PERFORMANCES

Thursday, July 25 at 2 PM

Thursday, July 25 at 7:30 PM

Friday, July 26 at  7:30 PM

Saturday, July 27 at 2 PM

 

CAST

Becca Ayers*

they/she
FIRST SEASON

JULIA BOGDANOFF

she/her
THIRD SEASON

JORGE DONOSO*

JORGE DONOSO*

he/him
SIXTH SEASON

ROBERT H. FOWLER*

ROBERT H. FOWLER*

he/him
THIRTEENTH SEASON

SHINNERRIE JACKSON*

she/her
EIGHTH SEASON

MARISA KIRBY*

she/her
SEVENTH SEASON

IRA KRAMER*

IRA KRAMER*

he/him
SIXTH SEASON

ETHAN PAULINI*

ETHAN PAULINI

he/him
NINTH SEASON

Additional Casting to be announced at a later date

CREATIVE TEAM

Richard Maltby, Jr. (he/him)

FIRST SEASON

BROADWAY: Conceived and directed two Tony Award-winning musicals: AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ (1978, also Tony Award: Best Director); FOSSE (1999). Also RING OF FIRE, (2006). Director/lyricist: BABY (1983, Tony nomination Best Musical); lyricist: BIG (1996, Tony nomination: Best Score; also Dominium Theatre London 2019). Co-lyricist: MISS SAIGON (1990 Evening Standard Award, 1991 Tony nomination). Director/co-lyricist, SONG & DANCE. OFF-BROADWAY: Director/lyricist STARTING HERE, STARTING NOW (1977 Grammy nomination); CLOSER THAN EVER (1989 Outer Critics Circle Award Best Musical; 2013 Off-Broadway Alliance Award, Best Revival) Director: JUST JIM DALE, (New York 2014, London 2015). REGIONAL: Lyricist: TAKE FLIGHT (2010 Menier Chocolate Factory; 2012 McCarter Theatre); WATERFALL (2015, Pasadena/ Seattle, Bangkok 2023); Lyricist, SOUSATZKA (2017, Toronto). FILM: Screenplay, MISS POTTER 2007). Contributes cryptic crossword puzzles to Harper’s Magazine. Son of well-known orchestra leader. Five children: Nicholas, David, Jordan, Emily, and Charlotte.

Valerie Wright (she/her)

SECOND SEASON

Performing: Broadway: Kimberly Akimbo; TUCK Everlasting; ELF; Annie Get Your Gun; Damn Yankees; Steel Pier; Sally Marr and Her Escorts; Song & Dance; Cats. Off-Broadway: Wanda’s World; The World Goes ‘Round; Showing Off. Helen Hayes Award nominations and Jefferson Award. Directing/Choreography: National Tour–ANNIE (Associate Director) Regional: Anne of Green Gables (Associate Director); ELF; Miracle on 34th Street; Beehive; HAIR; Priscilla, Queen of the Desert; Pajama Game; The Baker’s Wife; Fiddler On The Roof

SPONSORS

Kerner's Car Wash is the proud sponsor of Weathervane Theatre's production of Guys and Dolls running Sept 20 - October 8