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Special Guests for Opening Night: The Axelrod Welcomes Broadway’s Two Jekylls – Robert Cuccioli and Constantine Maroulis

Nov 3, 2017 - (Newswire)

​​To mark the opening night of Jekyll and Hyde, starring Remember Jones as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Cuccioli and Constantine Maroulis come to the Axelrod PAC to celebrate opening night of its production of Jekyll and Hyde, directed and choreographed by Paul Stancato. 

This Is the Moment to meet Cuccioli and Maroulis,” quips Jess Levy, CEO, Axelrod Performing Arts Center.

The Tony-nominated star of the original Broadway production of Jekyll and Hyde, Cuccioli is one of the most popular stars in theater today. His iconic portrayal of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, earned him the Drama Desk Award, the Outer Critics Circle Award, and the Joseph Jefferson Award.

Cuccioli made his Broadway debut as Javert in Les Miserables and starred in Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark. He also appeared Off Broadway in Kander and Ebb’s celebrated revue And the World Goes ‘Round. Next, he will star in the London West End debut of Rothschild and Sons in January.

Tony-nominated performer (Rock of Ages) and American Idol Finalist Constantine  Maroulis starred in the most recent Broadway revival of Jekyll and Hyde and produced the Broadway revival of Spring Awakening.  Constantine is will be starring in the new Off Broadway musical Bulldozer, beginning previews Thanksgiving weekend.

Recorded 32 times in 28 languages, the musical “Jekyll and Hyde” boasts a highly regarded pop-inflected score by Frank Wildhorn and Leslie Bricusse, including such favorites as “This Is the Moment,” “Someone Like You,” and “A New Life.”  

“Jekyll and Hyde” plays November 4, 11,17, 18 at 8 P.M., November 5, 12, 19 at 3 P.M. and November 11 at 2 P.M. at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center (100 Grant Ave, Deal Park section of Ocean Township, NJ). Ticket prices range from $35 to $42.  For online purchases, visit www.axelrodartscenter.com. The box office is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: 732-531-9106, ext. 14. The theater offers ample free onsite parking and is completely handicap accessible. Group discounts available for parties of ten or more.

The APAC production features a set based on Stephen Dobay’s original design, adapted by Fred Sorrentino, lighting by Keith Truax and Patrick Hayes, technical direction by Gerry Gironda, stage management by Michael Fernandez and Dennis Tolentino, costumes by Fred Mayo and Scaramouche Costumes, wigs by Kurt Alger and properties by Susan Bloir.

About the Axelrod Performing Arts Center

The Axelrod Performing Arts Center fosters artistic excellence by showcasing varied and distinct cultural programs that enrich the imaginative, intellectual, and creative soul, while cultivating an appreciation of diverse communities through the pursuit of the arts. For more information, please visit www.axelrodartscenter.com.

Original Source: https://www.newswire.com/news/special-guests-for-opening-night-the-axelrod-welcomes-broadways-two-20032127

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