Alex Mecklosky
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January 8, 2024 1:15 PM

Theatre and Sports fans will unite! The cast for The Perfect Game: A Slam Dunk New Musical has now been announced. The Perfect Game makes its Off-Broadway Premiere this January for a limited engagement January 19th-27th, 2024.

Anthony Sagaria stars as basketball inventor, Jim Naismith, leading a company that includes David Beach, Tyler Belo, Nick Bernardi, Milena J. Comeau, Jesse Lynn Harte, Akina Kitazawa, Alec Ludacka, Steve McCoy, Lukas Poost, Elena Ricardo, Jamal Shuriah , Danielle J. Summons, Scott Whipple, and EJ Zimmerman. 

The Perfect Game features an original book, music and lyrics by John Grissmer, direction by Danny Salles, choreography by Ashley Marinelli, music direction by Matthew Stephens, and arrangements & music supervision by Russ Kassoff. The engagement begins previews January 19th, 2024 at Theatre Row. Opening night is January 21st, 2024 and the limited engagement runs through January 28th, 2024.

The Perfect Game: A Slam Dunk New Musical is a new musical comedy that weaves together the historic story of Jim Naismith, a young tech who invests a new indoor game for the YMCA – basketball – with the modern day story of two basketball coaches, Nancy & Frank, who are struggling with personal and professional issues. Jim and his wife, Maud, enter the modern world to help the two coaches get back on track and rediscover their love of the game as they prepare for the big final match of the season.

The Perfect Game is executive produced & general managed by Visceral Entertainment. Casting is by Daryl Eisenberg, CSA / Eisenberg Casting, and the Associate Producer is Joseph Fusco. David Goldstein is the Scenic Designer, Matthew Solomon is the Costume Designer, Andrew Garvis & Jamie Roderick are Co-Lighting Designers, and Brendan McCann is Production Props. William Spinnato is the Production Stage Manager, Miranda Shaffer is the Assistant Stage Manager, Tuan Malinowski is the Associate Director, and Brian Nelson is the Associate Choreographer.

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Alex Mecklosky

As a native New Yorker, Alex has always loved everything involving theatre. With a degree in Theatre and New Media from Marymount Manhattan College, Alex realized that, since he was not talented enough to be on Broadway, the next best thing would be to write about it!