Hands on a Hardbody through June 10, 2012
Hands on a Hardbody
4/27/12 – 6/10/12 When an auto dealership in Longview, TX launches an endurance contest, ten economically-strapped strangers embark on a journey that puts their hearts, minds and bodies to the test. The contestant that keeps at least one hand on a brand-new hardbody truck the longest gets to drive it off the lot. Only one can win, but for all involved, that truck holds the key to their own private American dream.
Featuring a brilliant rock, folk and country score from Amanda Green (Bring It On: The Musical) and Trey Anastasio (leader of the improvisational jam band Phish), extraordinary dance numbers from Benjamin Millepied (Black Swan) and a masterful story from Pulitzer Prize winner Doug Wright (I Am My Own Wife, Grey Gardens), this world premiere musical is bound to become an American classic.
La Jolla Playhouse Commission
Book by Doug Wright
Lyrics by Amanda Green
Music by Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green
Choreography by Benjamin Millepied
Directed by Neil Pepe