Photos: First Look at Jackie Burns, Jonah Platt & More in A WALK ON THE MOON Rehearsals

Photo of John Arthur Green, Jackie Burns & Jonah Platt

George Street Playhouse shared photos today from the first rehearsal for the East Coast premiere of the new musical A Walk on the Moon, which begins preview performances April 26 and opens May 6 at The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, only a short train ride from New York City.

George Street Playhouse Artistic Director, David Saint welcomed Director Sheryl Kaller (Mothers and Sons), Choreographer Josh Prince (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Writer Pamela Gray (A Walk on the Moon film), Composer AnnMarie Millazzo (Joy), and Music Supervisor Andy Einhorn (Hello, Dolly!) along with cast and friends as rehearsals commenced at Open Jar Studios in New York City, two years and one day after the production had been postponed due to the pandemic shutdown in 2020.
 
Based on the award-winning movie by Pamela Gray, A Walk on the Moon stars Wicked alums Jackie Burns (Broadway's longest running Elphaba) and Jonah Platt (NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar) as Pearl and Marty Kantrowitz and John Arthur Greene (Tootsie) as the Blouse Man Walker Jerome. They're joined by Jill Abromovitz (Beetlejuice), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Cody Braveryman (film: The Harbinger), Maya Jacobson (Off-Broadway: Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish), Wesley Zurich (Off-Broadway: On the Shore of the Wide World), Blair Goldberg (Kinky Boots), Jonathon Timpanelli (School of Rock), David R. Gordon (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ), Megan Kane (Emojiland), Stephanie Lynne Mason (Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish), and Dan Rosales (Spamilton ).
 

Welcome to the iconic summer of 1969, when men walked on the moon, the Vietnam War raged on, Woodstock was going to change the world, and in upstate New York, one woman took a giant leap of her own.

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