New Joe Iconis Musical Love in Hate Nation Sets Its World Premiere

A new musical by Joe Iconis,  Love in Hate Nation , will have its world premiere at Two River Theater during its 2019-20 season. (© Stephanie Wessels)

A new musical by Joe Iconis, Love in Hate Nation, will have its world premiere at Two River Theater during its 2019-20 season. (© Stephanie Wessels)

Two River Theater has announced the lineup of productions set for its 2019-20 season, under the leadership of artistic director John Dias and managing director Michael Hurst.

Opening the season will be Cyrano (September 21-October 13), adapted from the play by Edmond Rostand by Jason O'Connell and Brenda Withers. Meredith McDonough will direct this coproduction with the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, which will also feature Luis Quintero (Christian), George Merrick (De Guiche, Montfleury), and Nance Williamson (La Bret, Duenna).

Next will be the world premiere of Love in Hate Nation (November 9-December 1), a rock romance feature music, lyrics, and book, by Joe Iconis (Be More Chill). John Simpkins will direct.

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