May 7, 2013
… now a nominee for the 2013 Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Tony Award — would take her career to new heights, delivering a breakout performance in the short-lived new Broadway musical Hands on a Hardbody — about doing what it takes to get what one wants — and becoming a favorite among the show’s fans…..
The fascinating documentary Hands on a Hard Body has been adapted into a rock musical by Phish frontman Trey Anastasio and others. Following a run at the La Jolla Playhouse in California, the musical will make the jump to Broadway in the 2012-2013 season.
Sergio Trujillo, one of the busiest theatre choreographers working today, has added the Broadway musical HANDS ON A HARDBODY to his plate.
The New York Times
HANDS ON A HARDBODY, about a group of Texans in an endurance contest to win a new truck, will begin preview performances on Feb. 23 at the Brooks Atkinson Theater and open on Mar. 21, the producers said on Tuesday. The Broadway cast will be the same performers from last spring’s production of HANDS ON A HARDBODY at La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego.