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World Premiere Musical SUPERHERO Releases First Listen of "I'll Save The Girl"





Featuring Music & Lyrics by TOM KITT

Performed by KYLE McARTHUR

Previews begin January 31, 2019

Opening Night February 28, 2019

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January 8, 2019 – Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President and Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has released an exclusive sneak peek music video of “I’ll Save the Girl,” from the upcoming World Premiere musical, SUPERHERO. The song is performed by cast member KYLE McARTHUR, accompanied by composer/lyricist TOM KITT on the piano. The video is available here.

SUPERHERO will begin previews January 31, 2019 at the Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street) and will officially open on February 28, 2019.

Directed by JASON MOORE, SUPERHERO features a book by JOHN LOGAN and music and lyrics by TOM KITT. The full creative team includes musical staging by LORIN LATARRO, scenic design by BEOWULF BORITT, costume design by SARAH LAUX, lighting design by JEN SCHRIEVER, sound design by BRIAN RONAN, projection design by TAL YARDEN, and illusion design by CHRIS FISHER.

SUPERHERO features orchestrations by MICHAEL STAROBIN and TOM KITT, music direction by BRYAN PERRI, music coordination by MICHAEL AARONS, and casting by TELSEY + COMPANY.

SUPERHERO will feature KATE BALDWIN (Charlotte), BRYCE PINKHAM (Jim) and newcomer KYLE McARTHUR (Simon), as well as JULIA ABUEVA (Rachel), JAKE LEVY (Dwayne), SALENA QURESHI (Vee), THOM SESMA (Vic) and NATHANIEL STAMPLEY (Dean Fulton).

Before we can save the world, we have to save each other. From the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer of Next to Normal and the Tony Award-winning writer of Red comes a deeply human new musical about a fractured family, the mysterious stranger in apartment 4-B, and the unexpected hero who just might save the day.


Single tickets range from $79 - $99 and can be purchased by calling the Second Stage Box Office at 212-246-4422 or visiting the company’s website, Subscriptions packages for this season begin at $195. A limited number of $30 Under 30 tickets are available in advance to those ages 30 and under with proper identification.

$25 Student Rush tickets are available one hour prior to curtain based on availability. To purchase tickets or subscriptions, call the Second Stage Box Office at 212-246-4422 or visit

SUPERHERO is sponsored by American Express. Additional support provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.

In honor of Second Stage Theater’s 40th Anniversary Season, 40 seats for the February 3rd 7pm performance will be available for just $40 with code 40FOR40.


Second Stage Theater’s 40th Anniversary Season kicked off with the World Premiere of DAYS OF RAGE, a new play by Tony Award winner Steven Levenson (Dear Evan Hansen) and directed by Trip Cullman who staged the company’s recent Tony-nominated hit production of Kenneth Lonergan’s Lobby Hero.

The season will also feature Christopher Shinn’s Pulitzer Prize finalist, DYING CITY, in a new production from acclaimed director Lila Neugebauer (The Wolves), who returns to Second Stage after directing Tracy Letts’ Mary Page Marlowe last summer. An additional production will be announced in the coming weeks.

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