1920′s extravagance and opulence sweep across the stage of Berlin’s Grand Hotel. Come spend a night or two in the world’s most luxurious and mysterious hotel.
Lyric Stage presented the Tony Award winning musical GRAND HOTEL — featuring the 32-piece Lyric Stage Orchestra playing the original Broadway orchestrations.
Performances were October 30, 31, November 5, 6 & 7 @ 8:00 PM and November 1 & 8, @ 2:30 PM, 2015, in the Irving Arts Center’s Carpenter Performance Hall, 3333 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX.
Based on Vicki Baum’s novel Grand Hotel, GRAND HOTEL the musical has a book by Luther Davis, music and lyrics by George Forrest and Robert Wright with additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston.
It is 1928. The world is between wars, the stock market is booming, Berlin is the center of high life, and optimism rules the day. However, underneath it all much is happening at the Grand Hotel’s illustrious clients. Issues of life and death, financial ruin, love and murder converge as they come and go through the lobby of the Grand Hotel.
Len Pfluger returned to Lyric Stage after helming last season’s critically acclaimed production of SOUTH PACIFIC to direct and choreograph. Lyric Stage Music Director Jay Dias conducted the 32-piece Lyric Stage orchestra.
The cast included Tyler Adams, Andy Baldwin, Jack Bristol, Carlee Cagle, Jeremy Coca, Christopher J. Deaton, Alexander Ferguson, Anthony Fortino, Bendon Gallagher, Clinton Gilbert, Ian Gleason, Kelly Holmes, Preston Isham, Ivan Jones, Ryan C. Machen, David Meglino, Mark Oristano, Jillian Paige, Mary-Margaret Pyeatt, Barry Philips, Ben Phillips, Mark Gerrard Powers, Taylor Quick, Neil Rogers, Kelly Silverthorn, Jacie Hood-Wenzel, John Wenzel and James Williams.