The Lucille Lortel Award-winning musical KPOP might well be heading to the Great White Way, following reports of open casting calls in New York City on November 16 and 17. Ars Nova's immer...
MCC announce 2007-8 season
MCC Theater has announced the three productions comprising its upcoming 2007-8 season. The New York City theater company will once again bring a triptych of works to Off Broadwayï¿½s Lucille Lortel Theatre for their 22nd season. In addition, 2008 will see the company present their full-scale musical production.
The productions are the New York Premiere of Grace, a new play by Mick Gordon and AC Grayling, Jim Knableï¿½s romantic comedy Spain, and the World Premiere of The Black Suits, a new musical by Joe Iconis and Robert Maddock. Iconis and Maddock are both recipients of the Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation Award.
Casting and creative team to be announced.
Playwright: Mick Gordon and AC Grayling
Synopsis: When noted scientist Grace Friedman learns that her son Tom has decided to become a Christian minister, she is forced to confront the meaning of both her atheist convictions and maternal impulses. Tomï¿½s father and pregnant girlfriend are caught in the cross-fire between mother and son that leads to a tragic twist.
Dates: 29 Aug - 20 Oct 2007
Playwright: Jim Knable
Synopsis: Barbara, reeling from a recent divorce, retreats into her very active imagination and there meets, of all things, a sexy Conquistador. Together, they embark on a fanciful journey to a country she has long dreamed of visiting.
Dates: 23 Jan - 8 Mar 2008
- The Black Suits
Book, Music and Lyrics: Joe Iconis and Robert Maddock
Synopsis: Haunted by the prospect of a dead-end life in a working-class Long Island suburb, Chris decides to push forward with his dream. He relentlessly rehearses his band in the garage with the goal of a break-through from hopelessness to fame and escape. Problem isï¿½nobody in the group wants it as much as he does.
Dates: 14 May - 5 Jul 2008