Joseph Gallagher Jr. and Stark Sands To Star In Swept Away at Berkeley Rep

Just announced on Thursday, Tony Award winner Joseph Gallagher Jr., and Tony Award nominee Stark Sands will star in a world premiere musical, Swept Away. This show will begin performances at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre in California June 14, 2020.

Swept Away features music by The Avett Brothers, and is written by Tony Award winner, John Logan. The project is helmed by another Tony Award winner, Michael Mayer.

From the official press release:

Swept Away marks a reunion for Gallagher and director Mayer, who were both part of Berkeley Rep’s world premiere ofAmerican Idiot in 2009. Sands joined them in the Broadway production.American Idiot smashed box office records in Berkeley and went on to win two Tony Awards.

Mayer said that he has loved his past collaborations with both "Stark and Johnny." He said he's even more excited to make this all new show with them next year.