Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Allegro Opens Off-Broadway

first_img Related Shows Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Allegro, starring Claybourne Elder and Elizabeth A. Davis, officially opens off-Broadway on November 19. Directed by John Doyle, the production is playing a limited engagement through December 14 at Classic Stage Company. The cast also includes George Abud, Alma Cuervo, Malcolm Gets, Maggie Lakis, Megan Loomis, Paul Lincoln, Jane Pfitsch, Randy Redd, Ed Romanoff and Jessica Tyler Wright. Allegro was Richard Rodgers’ and Oscar Hammerstein II’s third collaboration and first premiered on Broadway in 1947. The musical chronicles nearly four decades in the life of an Everyman, Joseph Taylor Jr. (Elder), from cradle through a mid-life discovery of who he is and what his life is truly about. The saga takes us from Joe’s birth through his childhood, from college dorm to marriage altar, and on to his career; from the tranquility of his small Midwestern hometown to the hectic din of big city life. View Comments Allegro Show Closed This production ended its run on Dec. 14, 2014last_img

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