released a song preview of its latest production, Hands on a Hardbody, on Friday.
The short clip is a sneak peek into the rock musical created by Tony Award-winning playwright Doug Wright; lyricist Amanda Green (High Fidelity, Bring It On: The Musical); and composer/co-lyricist Trey Anastasio, lead singer of the wildly popular jam band Phish.
The team is rounded out by celebrated choreographer Benjamin Millepied (Black Swan); acclaimed theater director Neil Pepe, artistic director of the award-winning Atlantic Theater Company in New York; and a cast of 15.
To read the preview by theater critic and Patch contributor Pat Launer,
Hands on a Hardbody begins previews on April 27 and runs through June 17, in the Mandell Weiss Theatre, on the campus of . Performances are Tuesday –Wednesday at 7:30 pm, Thursday-Saturday at 8 pm, Sunday at 7pm, Saturday and Sunday at 2pm.
Tickets ($48 - $85) are available at lajollaplayhouse.org.; 858-550-1010.