On Set - The Fortress of Solitude

Daniel Aukin
Daniel Aukin taking a moment while directing the new musical The Fortress of Solitude in previews now at The Public Theater.

Show info below but you should go now to their site and secure your tickets. the show runs until November 2nd. You might want to see it twice.

THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE:   Conceived and directed by Daniel Aukin (Bad Jews, 4000 Miles), based on the acclaimed novel by Jonathan Lethem, the soaring new musical The Fortress of Solitude makes its World Premiere at The Public this fall with a dynamite creative team including composer/lyricist Michael Friedman (Love’s Labour’s LostBloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) and bookwriter Itamar Moses (“Boardwalk Empire,” The Four of Us). The Fortress of Solitude is the extraordinary coming-of-age story about 1970s Brooklyn and beyond — of black and white, soul and rap, block parties and blackouts, friendship and betrayal, comic books and 45s. And the story of what would happen if two teenagers obsessed with superheroes believed that maybe, just maybe, they could fly…  Starring Adam Chanler-Berat, Kevin Mambo, Kyle Beltrand and Andre DeShields. 

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