6 people. Underground. No way out. A musical about you and everyone else.
Moving on is never easy, as six strangers discover when they are trapped between stations on the subway. When tension builds, colorful characters clash as they recognize pieces of themselves emerging in one another. This poignant, contemporary musical will take you on a humorous and heartfelt ride as it explores exactly what it means to be Stuck.
Approximate Running Time: 1:30; no intermission
Bolero appeared in the Broadway companies of In The Heights as Kevin and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as Napthali.
Johnson Jr. appeared on Broadway as Mufasa in The Lion King, in Bob Fosse’s Big Deal, with Liza Minnelli and Chita Rivera in The Rink and in Hot Feet. He co-starred with Arnold Schwarzenegger in Total Recall, was a series regular on David Lynch’s On The Air and appeared on Star Trek Deep Space Nine, The Practice and Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
McVey appeared in the original Broadway cast of 42nd Street, as the Star To Be in Annie, as Claudia and Carla in Nine and as Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast.
Welch appeared as Gary Coleman in the North American and Asian tours of Avenue Q and as Sela in the NYMF production of Roofless.
Young made his Broadway debut with the original cast of Next to Normal and appeared in the film Young Adult.
Zimmerman appeared in the 1st National Tour of Avenue Q and as Chen in the NYMF production of I Got Fired.
Riley Thomas is a Chicago native recently relocated to New York. His work has been performed all over the States, most recently in New York with the West Village Musical Theatre Festival and NYTB's Composers in the D-Lounge, as well as at venues such as The Duplex and The Metropolitan Room.
Director of the critically acclaimed New York productions of: I Come For Love at NYMF, Third Finger Left Hand, , Five Tellers Dancing In The Rain. The Park Bench at the Blue Heron Theater. 21 Stories A Broadway Tale, at the Midtown International Theater Festival. The Porch at Altered Stages.
Mr. Berry developed, directed and co-produced the short films “The Day Of The Grackle,” and “MIRA” The films have collectively won over a dozen “Best Awards” at film festivals all over the country as well as receiving national and International distribution.
As an actor Mr Berry has been fortunate to have worked on Broadway and Broadway National Tours of Next To Normal, Les Miserables, Mamma Mia, Sunset Boulevard and The Who’s Tommy, Off Broadway: Moby Dick (Drama Desk Nomination).
Guest starring and feature roles in film & television include: The Renegade, The Young Riders, Beyond the Law, Six Degrees.
Michael was the grateful recipient of a scholarship to the United States International University School of Performing and Visual Arts, and was fortunate to study with the brilliant Austin Pendleton, Wynn Handman, and the legendary Uta Hagen.
Joshua Stephen Kartes is is a featured pianist and entertainer at Greenwich Village nightlife hotspot The Duplex Piano Bar & Cabaret. Prior to his move to the East Coast, Joshua spent four and a half years in Chicago, Illinois where he quickly made a name for himself in the theatre and music arenas. On April 29, 2009, Joshua received his third and fourth Joseph Jefferson Non-Equity Award nominations for his work in Theo Ubique Theatre Company's Chicago world premiere hit production of Jacques Brel's Lonesome Losers of the Night (on September 25, 2008, he was announced as the recipient of the 2008 After Dark Award for Outstanding Musical Direction for his work on this show). Joshua co-created, music directed and wrote the musical arrangements for the show; his nominations are for Outstanding Achievement as Musical Director and for Best New Stage Adaptation. In 2008, Joshua won the Jeff Award for Outstanding Achievement as Musical Director for Theo Ubique's production of the Kander & Ebb musical Cabaret.
He received his bachelor's degree in music composition and piano performance in 2005 at the renowned Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington, Indiana.
NYC: MISS K!M, 45th Street Theatre. Jack and the Beanstalk, New Acting Co. Apollo and Daphne, Riverside Church. Assisted David Korins (BWY: Pee Wee Herman Show, Chinglish, Godspell) Previous NYMF: Ghostlight. A New Musical, 2011. The Most Ridiculous Thing You’ve Ever Hoid, 2010. REGIONAL: Resident Scenic Designer this summer at West Virgina Public Theatre (9 to 5, Anything Goes, All Shook Up). ELEVATOR, Hudson Theatre (upcoming OFF BWY). Boomermania!, Silent Roar (El Portal Theatre). LA: Its Top Secret!, Noho Arts Center. The Playground, MET Theatre. Rocky Horror Show, Underground Theatre. Batboy, Whitefire Theatre. Frankie and Johnny, Santa Monica Playhouse www.davidgoldsteindesigns.com
A native Californian, Stephanie Alegado has an AA in Merchandise Product Development from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and a BFA in women's fashion design from the Academy of Art University. In conjunction with her education Stephanie has worked behind the scenes at Mercedes Benz fashion week dressing for designers such as Oscar De La Renta, Jason Wu, Alexander Wang, Karen Walker and more.
chary Laks is a proud partner of Form Theatricals, an innovative consulting firm for the Off and Off Off scene. Zach has held numerous positions at a variety of performing arts organizations around the country, most notably at 59E59 Theaters, the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Center, Santa Fe Opera, and The Goodman Theater. All thanks to Jesse.
John Capo Public Relations is a leading voice in Off-Broadway publicity proud to be representing the NYMF productions of Stuck, Flambe Dreams, Le Cabaret Grimm and Trouble The Musical. Other clients include the world’s longest-running musical The Fantasticks, New York’s longest-running play Perfect Crime, the long-running spoof of the news NEWSical the Musical, the international blockbuster Fame, Cole Porter's Nymph Errant at Theatre Row, a site-specific production of Amelia on Governors Island and Adam Guettel’s Myths and Hymns at the West End Theatre. Say hi at email@example.com
Breathe/Now That You're Gone
Credit: Antoine Smith, Christopher Davis Carlisle, Sandy Binion
Credit: Shannon Antalan
Credit: Alex Brightman & Anthea Neri
The Subway Samba
Credit: Antoine Smith, Anthea Neri, Christopher Davis Carlisle, Shannon Antalan, Ben Tostado & Sandy Binion
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Danny Bolero, Mel Johnson Jr., Beth McVey Set for NYMF Musical "Stuck"
By Dan Bacalzo
Casting has been announced for the New York Musical Theater Festival (NYMF) presentation of Riley Thomas' subway tuner Stuck, to be performed at The 45th St. Theatre Mainstage, July 13-22. Michael Berry will direct.