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‘Feeling proud as an Indian to see a standing ovation for Come Fall In Love on the first night!’ : Vishal & Sheykhar, who are composing music for the Broadway-bound Aditya Chopra musical

en Bollywood News ‘Feeling proud as an Indian to see a standing ovation for Come Fall In Love on the first night!’ : Vishal & Sheykhar, who are composing music for the Broadway-bound Aditya Chopra musical

The musical has started its performances at the prestigious The Old Globe theatre in San Diego.

Aditya Chopra’s Broadway-bound musical Come Fall In Love is trying to tell an important and relevant thing in today’s times. It is about the celebration of love and how it can unify people, and cultures and break down all barriers. The musical has started its performances at the prestigious The Old Globe theatre in San Diego and Vishal and Sheykhar, who are composers of Come Fall In Love, revealed how proud they felt as Indians to witness a standing ovation on the first night!

‘Feeling proud as an Indian to see a standing ovation for Come Fall In Love on the first night!’ : Vishal & Sheykhar, who are composing music for the Broadway-bound Aditya Chopra musical

‘Feeling proud as an Indian to see a standing ovation for Come Fall In Love on the first night!’ : Vishal & Sheykhar, who are composing music for the Broadway-bound Aditya Chopra musical

Vishal posted the video and wrote, “What a surreal feeling!! Our first standing ovation for an Indian production that is headed to Broadway! Feeling proud and overwhelmed!!!! Get set to experience how love can unify cultures in #ComeFallInLove!!! Come to the @theoldglobe in San Diego today!!”

 

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Sheykhar also posted the video and added, “Incredible!!! Speechless!!! Goosebumps!!! Feeling proud as an Indian to see a standing ovation for Come Fall In Love on the first night! I can never forget this moment. Broadway here we come with #ComeFallInLove!!! but before that come to @theoldglobe now and tell us what you feel!”

 

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Come Fall In Love, the musical, is about the need for cultural unification in a growingly divisive and toxic world. It is about the celebration of inclusivity and diversity in a world that’s getting polarised by the minute.

Come Fall In Love has many firsts for India and Indians. For the first time, an Indian director, Aditya Chopra, debuts on Broadway. It is also the first Bollywood musical set to be on Broadway. It has Vishal and Sheykhar debuting too as composers. Shruti Merchant will do her first Broadway musical as Associate Choreographer. The show champions diversity and every department from cast to technicians is a beautiful confluence of East and West as Indian and South Asian representation is at the heart of this show.

The musical also has 18 original English songs to treat audiences with and the makers reveal that they also have a beautiful song ‘Love In Every Colour’ that celebrates the theme of inclusivity through the show.

Aditya Chopra directs a cast of 30, which includes Shoba Narayan as Simran, Austin Colby as Rog Mandel, Irvine Iqbal as Baldev, Rupal Pujara as Lajjo, Vishal Vaidya as Ajit, Siddharth Menon as Kuljt, Kate Loprest as Emily “Minky” Soulard, Juice Mackins as Ben, Hannah Jewel Kohn as Cookie, Jeremy Kushnier as Roger Mandel, Sr., Amita Batra as Ensemble, Neha Dharmapuram as Ensemble, Tiffany Engen as Ensemble, Rohit Gijare as Ensemble, Marc A. Heitzman as Ensemble, Usman Ali Ishaq as Ensemble, Nika Lindsay as Ensemble, Ilda Mason as Ensemble, Caleb Mathura as Ensemble, Meher Mistry as Ensemble, Shannon Mullen as Ensemble, Shahil Patel as Ensemble, Zain Patel as Ensemble, Becca Petersen as Ensemble, Kinshuk Sen as Ensemble, Jack Sippel as Ensemble, Michael Starr as Ensemble, Geatali Tampy as Ensemble, and Sonya Venugopal as Ensemble.

In addition to Aditya, Ashford, Benjamin, Dadlani & Ravjiani, the Come Fall in Love – The DDLJ Musical creative team includes set design by Emmy and Tony Award winner Derek McLane, costume design by Tony Award winner Linda Cho, lighting design by five-time Tony Award nominee Japhy Wiedeman, projection design by Akhila Krishhnan, music supervision, orchestrations and arrangements by David Holcenberg, music direction by Ted Arthur, associate director, Stephen Sposito, associate choreographer Shruti Merchant, casting is by Duncan Stewart of Stewart/Whitley casting and Yash Raj Films casting head Shanoo Sharma, and production stage manager Anjee Nero.

ALSO READ: Aditya Chopra pens a note as his Broadway musical Come Fall In Love, inspired by DDLJ to open at San Diego on September 14


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