Teal Wicks (former Elphaba – Broadway, San Francisco, Los Angeles; former s/b Elphaba – Los Angeles) has been cast in PIECE OF MY HEART, a new musical based on the life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns that will open Off-Broadway July 21. Ms. Wicks will play the role of Ilene.
Featuring a book by Daniel Goldfarb and direction and choreography by Denis Jones, PIECE OF MY HEART will begin previews June 25 at the Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. Tickets are currently on sale through August 31.
According to press notes, PIECE OF MY HEART “tells the remarkable story, once dubbed by Rolling Stone ‘one of the great untold stories of rock and roll,’ through his hit songs, which include ‘Twist and Shout,’ ‘Tell Him,’ ‘I Want Candy,’ ‘Hang On Sloopy,’ ‘Cry, Baby’ and many more.”