Liberty: A Monumental New Musical / O.C.R.
Original cast recording. Abigail Shapiro (How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Shapiro Sisters: Live Out Loud) plays the title role in Liberty: A Monumental New Musical. Liberty also features Emma Rosenthal (Brigadoon) as Emma Lazurus, Ben McHugh (Mamma Mia!) as Walker, Cheryl Stern (La Cage aux Folles) as Moscowitz / Schuyler, Tom Souhrada (Mary Poppins) as McKay/Pulitzer, Ryan Duncan (Shrek) as Goodleaf, C. Mingo Long (South Pacific) as Samuel, and Andrew DiTusa as Giovanni. Liberty: A Monumental New Musical features a book and lyrics by Dana Leslie Goldstein with music by Jon Goldstein and tells the story of a determined, young French immigrant who arrives alone in New York Harbor in 1884. The powerful, sweeping new musical follows Liberty as she struggles to find her place in the ever- evolving country she's come to symbolize. Liberty: A Monumental New Musical was adapted from original material by Dana Leslie Goldstein, Jon Goldstein, and Robert Bruce McIntosh.