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Stephen Sondheim's new musical comedy follows the real-life story of the notorious Mizner brothers.

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Last summer, the Kennedy Center made theater history with its critically acclaimed Sondheim Celebration. Now the Kennedy Center presents Stephen Sondheim’s first new musical in nine years, which immortalizes two of the most notorious and colorful characters from the Roaring Twenties, brothers Addison and Wilson Mizner. Bounce follows these two con artists, tireless self-promoters, and shameless bon vivants through an era of limitless adventure and boundless opportunity, from the Alaskan Gold Rush to the land boom in Florida. Featuring a stellar cast of Broadway and T.V. veterans, including Richard Kind (Spin City), Tony® nominees Howard McGillin (Anything Goes) and Gavin Creel (Thoroughly Modern Millie), 2003 Tony® winner Michele Pawk (Hollywood Arms, Crazy for You), Herndon Lackey (Kiss of the Spider Woman) and screen luminary Jane Powell (Royal Wedding, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers), plus choreography by Michael Arnold (42nd Street), this brash and boisterous musical tale is a testament to a nation’s resilience and knack for re-invention—of America’s ability to “bounce.”

Bounce is presented with the generous support of Perry and Marty Granoff, The HRH Foundation, and Hecht's.


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