Preludes is a world-premiere musical from the creators of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812. Inspired by the music of Sergei Rachmaninov, the story follows the composer (played by Gabriel Ebert) as he tries to overcome writer's block by seeking the help of a hypnotist. The cast includes Nikki M. James, Eisa Davis, Joseph Keckler, Chris Sarandon and Or Matias (on piano). The show plays Lincoln Center's Claire Tow Theater through July 19. Read the Playbill story.