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Music by David Shire
Lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr.
Directed by Leigh Barrett
Musical Direction by Jim Rice
Charles Mosesian Theater
SEP 6-28/2014

Each song is a story in Richard Maltby Jr. and David Shire’s CLOSER THAN EVER, winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical. Twenty-four wise and witty “songs of experience,” based largely on true stories, intertwine insightful tales about love, security, happiness, and self-definition in an ever-changing world. Universal experiences and truths are uncovered through charming melodies and smartly-crafted lyrics. Called “one of the half-dozen finest American theater scores of the last decade” by The New York Times.

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Running Time: Approximately 1 hour, 55 minutes including one 15-minute intermission.

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Weekday Matinee Performance:
Thursday, September 25 at 2pm

Inside the Play
Learn more about the elements that bring the play off the page and to life on stage.
Wednesday, September 17 at 6:30pm

WERS Live Mix Engineer: Virginia Wright