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Kid Victory Opens

The New York premiere of KID VICTORY, book and lyrics by Greg Pierce, music by John Kander with story by John Kander and Greg Pierce, and directed by Liesl Tommy began previews on Wednesday, February 1 and opened on Wednesday, February 22 at the Vineyard Theatre, announced by the company’s Artistic Directors, Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern.

The New York premiere of KID VICTORY, book and lyrics by Greg Pierce, music by John Kander with story by John Kander and Greg Pierce, and directed by Liesl Tommy began previews on Wednesday, February 1 and opened on Wednesday, February 22 at the Vineyard Theatre, announced by the company’s Artistic Directors, Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern.

Vineyard Theatre is located at 108 E. 15 St. in New York City. Member tickets for KID VICTORY will be available today, Monday, November 14 at 1pm, and tickets will be available to the general public on Monday, December 5 at www.vineyardtheatre.org or by calling 212-353-0303.

 In KID VICTORY, seventeen-year old Luke returns to his small Kansas town after a wrenching one-year absence. As his friendship grows with the town misfit, Emily, his parents realize that in order to truly find their son, they must confront some unnerving truths about his disappearance.  

 Four-time Tony Award winner John Kander, with the late Fred Ebb, wrote the legendary musicals CHICAGO, CABARET, and THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, which premiered at Vineyard Theatre.  John Kander and Greg Pierce’s first collaboration, the musical THE LANDING, premiered in 2013 at The Vineyard. Liesl Tommy received a Tony Award nomination for her direction of ECLIPSED on Broadway. KID VICTORY is a co-production with Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia. 

 KID VICTORY  features an outstanding cast which are ANN ARVIA, JOEL BLUM, LAURA DARRELL, JEFFRY DENMAN, BRANDON FLYNN, DANIEL JENKINS, DEE ROSCIOLI, KAREN ZIEMBA, BLAKE ZOLFO and choreography by Christopher Windom (Dallas Theater Center’s LES MISERABLES), scenic design by Tony Award winner Clint Ramos (ECLIPSED), costumes by Jacob Climer (INFORMED CONSENT), lighting by David Weiner (Vineyard’s THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY), and sound design by Tony Award nominee Peter Hylenski (AFTER MIDNIGHT). David Loud (THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS) serves as music supervisor, Michael Starobin (FALSETTOS) as orchestrator, and Jesse Kissel (THE VISIT) as music director.

Photography: JK Clarke/Theater Pizzazz

Chita Rivera, John Kander
Chita Rivera
Chita Rivera, Terrence McNally

 Vineyard Theatre is located at 108 E. 15 St. in New York City.
For Tickets for KID VICTORY go to www.vineyardtheatre.org or by calling 212-353-0303.