The musical, set to open Sept. 22, will star Michael McGrath in the role of Ralph Kramden, originated on TV by Gleason. No additional casting news has been announced. McGrath won a
"The Honeymooners" will be directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell, who is currently busy with the new Broadway-bound "Kinky Boots." The musical will feature songs by Stephen Weiner and lyrics by Peter Mills.
Mitchell previously worked at the Old Globe on the shows "The Full Monty," "Imaginary Friends" and "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels."
The Old Globe said it is presenting "The Honeymooners" under a license from
The plot of the musical follows pals Ralph Kramden and Ed Norton (the role originated on TV by
"The Honeymooners" is scheduled to begin preview performances Sept. 8 and to run through Oct. 27.