Prospect Theater Company and Goodwill Theatre, Inc. presented a stage reading of The Hello Girls at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage in the summer of 2018. A cast recording of The Hello Girls was recently announced.
Nominated for three Drama Desk Awards (Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Lyrics and Outstanding Music) and four Outer Critics Circle Awards (including Outstanding New Score (Broadway or Off-Broadway), Outstanding Book Of A Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway), and Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical), The Hello Girls has music and lyrics by Peter Mills, book by Peter Mills and Cara Reichel, directed by Cara Reichel with choreography by Christine O’Grady and music direction by Ben Moss. Orchestrations are by Peter Mills and Ben Moss, with additional drum arrangements by Elena Bonomo. The cast features Ellie Fishman, Chanel Karimkhani, Andrew Mayer, Matthew McGloin, Ben Moss, Lili Thomas, Skyler Volpe, Cathryn Wake, and Scott Wakefield. Elena Bonomo is the percussionist.
Prospect Theater Company premiered The Hello Girls Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters in December 2018. The Hello Girls was created with the support of an NEA commissioning grant, and was developed with the support of the Goodwill Theatre and Broadway au Carré in Paris.
Stay tuned for a Prospect Theater stage reading of A Soldier’s Heart at the Firehouse in June of 2019. Goodwill Theatre, Inc. is committed to developing new work and has had numerous collaborative efforts with Prospect Theater.