Gleb orders Anya's arrest, and she is brought to his office in the Nevsky Prospect. Ending the first act of the Broadway musical “Anastasia” at Denver’s Buell Theatre, the story’s protagonist, Anya, sings these poignant and stirring words: Heart don’t fail me now Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey across America at last! At the hotel, Anya has a nightmare about the execution of the Romanovs ("A Nightmare"). “Anastasia” plays at the Buell Theatre through Aug. 18. This version included a new song written by the original creative team for the character of Dmitry, played by Cosmos Troupe top star Suzuho Makaze.[25]. "[1] The musical also adds characters not in the film. The two rekindle their scandalous romance and Vlad convinces her to let Anya meet the Dowager Empress at the ballet the next week ("The Countess and the Common Man"). Duplicate entries and disposable email addresses will be discarded. Lila Coogan plays Anya with all the vulnerability and power of a young woman finding her place in the world. But although it was conclusively proven via DNA testing in 2007 that the real Anastasia was killed along with the rest of her family, the musical so masterfully suspends disbelief that audience members willingly buy into the possibility that one Romanov survived. Anya runs off to think; she realizes that she is in love with Dmitry, and decides that she must go after him ("Everything to Win Reprise"). ANASTASIA features a book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally, a lush new score by Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) with direction by Tony Award winner Darko Tresnjak. (See the full cast lineup at anastasiathemusical.com/cast-and-creative.). Renamed from the Hartford production (#) Just as they are about to give up hope of finding a suitable impostor, a street sweeper named Anya walks in to ask Dmitry about paperwork to get tickets for Paris. Part of the source of its malaise may be detected in a conspicuous credit below the title in the program that reads, 'Inspired by the 20th Century Fox motion pictures' .... Anastasia may well tap into the dewy-eyed demographic that made Wicked such an indestructible favorite of female adolescents. This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Stephen Brower plays Dmitry with style, energy and a good dose of relatability that will instantly make him an audience favorite. Children under 4 will not be admitted. ", "Outer Critics Circle Nominations Announced: Hello, Dolly!, Anastasia, Groundhog Day and More! Entries for each performance will be accepted until 10:00 a.m. MDT on the Monday prior to each week of performances. Not featured in the cast recordings (+)[27] He tries to convince her that Anastasia is really dead. Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey across America at last! Official site for tickets & info. Courage don’t desert me Children under 4 will not be admitted. Reach Moran Theatre Times Union Center by Phone. Recommended for ages 7 and up. Only one entry per person per performance. Those without such nostalgic insulation are likely to find this Anastasia a chore... bloody periods of history, like the Russian Revolution, do not naturally lend themselves to perky song and dance. Based on the 1997 film of the same name, the musical adapts the legend of Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, who could have escaped the execution of her family.