Wednesday, December 9, 2015 – Producer David Stone and the Nederlander Organization announce that the L.A. Premiere engagement of IF/THEN starring Tony Award-winner and Broadway superstar Idina Menzel (Wicked, Rent, Frozen, Glee) officially opens tonight at Hollywood Pantages Theatre for a limited four-week engagement through January 3, 2016. Joining Ms. Menzel for the L.A. premiere are the original Broadway stars of IF/THEN: Tony Award-winner LaChanze (The Color Purple, Once on This Island), Anthony Rapp (Rent, Six Degrees of Separation, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown) and James Snyder (Cry-Baby, Rock of Ages). IF/THEN is an original Broadway musical which reunites composer Tom Kitt, book writer/lyricist Brian Yorkey, and director Michael Greif, the creative team behind the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, Next to Normal.
Tickets for IF/THEN are now on sale and are available for purchase at www.HollywoodPantages.com or www.Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-982-2787, and at the Hollywood Pantages Box Office (6233 Hollywood Boulevard). The box office opens daily at 10am except for Holidays. Ticket prices start at $25. Groups of 10 or more may purchase tickets by visiting www.PantagesGroups.com or by calling 866-755-3075.
“IF/THEN is especially meaningful for me because I had the opportunity to develop it for several years with the creative team, whom I have come to consider family,” said Idina Menzel. “I’m so thrilled to launch the show’s Page 2 of 3 National Tour and to send it off across the country and around the world. I am very much looking forward to sharing this original musical with Broadway fans who weren’t able to travel to New York and see it there.”
“IF/THEN is partly about how the communities we live and work in become our families,” said producer David Stone. “The original Broadway cast was like a family, and I am very excited for the family to be reunited on tour and to give audiences outside of New York the opportunity to see these exceptional Broadway stars in the roles they created.”
Rounding out the company of IF/THEN are Janine DiVita, who will play Anne, Daren A. Herbert, who will play Stephen, and Marc de la Cruz, who will play David. The ensemble includes English Bernhardt, Charissa Bertels, Xavier Cano, Trey Ellett, Kyra Faith, Corey Greenan, Cliffton Hall, Deedee Magno Hall, Tyler McGee, Joseph Morales, Emily Rogers, and Alicia Taylor Tomasko.