Somewhere in Time

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Somewhere in Time was presented by the Portland Center Stage May 28,2013 through June 5, 2013. Somewhere in Time is based on the beautifully romantic and classic novel by renowned author Richard Matheson (I Am Legend, What Dreams May Come), which was made into the hit film starring Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour.

In Somewhere in Time, young playwright Richard Collier has an encounter with a mysterious old woman on the opening night of his earliest success; she entreats him, to his bewilderment, to “come back to me.” Several years later, with his life and career in disarray, he seeks quiet and contemplation and checks in to a storied hotel from his youth. But his stay at the hotel turns into the journey of a lifetime as he unravels history—and time—to discover a powerful but perhaps impossible love.

The 1980 film of Somewhere in Time is a romantic classic, beloved by several generations of movie goers. This world premiere musical invites those who love the story, and those discovering it for the first time to experience its magic with original music by Doug Katsaros, lyrics by Amanda Yesnowitz and book by Ken Davenport.

Somewhere in Time will be directed by Scott Schwartz, whose Broadway credits include Golda’s Balcony and Jane Eyre. He also directed Bat Boy: The Musical (Outer Critics Circle and Lucille Lortel Award, Best Off-Broadway Musical); tick, tick…BOOM! (Outer Critics Circle Award, Best Off-Broadway Musical); Franz Kafka’s The Castle (both at Manhattan Ensemble Theater) and No Way to Treat a Lady Off-Broadway. Two-time Tony nominee John Carrafa (Urinetown, Into The Woods) will choreograph.

The design team for Somewhere in Time includes Alexander Dodge on sets, and Portland Center Stage resident costume designer Jeff Cone. Additional designers will be announced soon.

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For a look inside the musical, you can purchase the book that it’s based on by clicking here.

To view the collectors edition DVD of Somewhere in Time click here.