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A new musical based on Pedro Almodovar's film of the same name.

Story: Pepa is on the verge of a nervous breakdown, because she fears her lover is leaving her for another woman - then to make matters worse, she discovers she is pregnant, he has a son whose fiance she may have accidentally drugged, her best friend is a wanted fugitive and her lover is in danger of being murdered by his wife. Will they all make it through the night in one piece?

Cast and Creative Team

Composer and Lyricist: David Yazbek
Librettist: Jeffrey Lane

Broadway Premiere
Theatre: Belasco Theatre
Opening Night: Nov 4, 2010
Original Cast: de'Adre Aziza, Laura Benanti, Danny Burstein, Justin Guarini, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Patti LuPone, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Mary Beth Peil, Sherie Rene Scott, Julio Agustin, John Carroll, Alma Cuervo, Murphy Guyer, Rachel Bay Jones, Nina Lafarga, Yanira Marin, Sean McCourt, Vivian Nixon, Luis Salgado, Jennifer Sanchez, John Schiappa, Samantha Shafer, Phillip Spaeth, Matthew Steffens, Charlie Sutton
Director: Bartlett Sher
Choreographer: Christopher Gattelli
Musical Director: Jim Abbott
Orchestrations: Simon Hale
Additional Orchestrations: Jim Abbott & David Yazbek
Scenic Design: Michael Yeargan
Costume Design: Catherine Zuber
Lighting Design: Brian MacDevitt
Sound Design: Scott Lehrer

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