Silas: reading of new musical

Plain Language Productions, Inc. will present a reading of the new musical, Silas, based on George Eliot's novel Silas Marner, in Manhattan on 5 Dec 2008.

Silas tells the story of Silas Marner, the weaver of Raveloe, a village in the midlands of England in the early 1800s. It is a tale of betrayal and redemption and binding power of family�family defined not by class or inheritance, but by the strength of mutual love.

The cast of Silas includes Bradley Dean as '>Silas' as well as Jill Abramowitz, Brandi Burkhardt, Charlotte Detrick, Colin Donnell, Jason Dula, Michael Hayward-Jones, Beth Kirkpatrick, Curt Karibalis, Brook Sunny Moriber, Jack Noseworthy, Chris A. Peluso, Chelsea Jo Pattison, Rebecca Robbins, David Rossmer, Matthew Schecter, Wayne Schroder, Scarlett Sperduto, Rena Strober, Nick Sullivan, Darryl Winslow, Cathy Trien and Mark Whitten.

Silas features a book by Anthony Stein, music by Bruce Coughlin and lyrics by Michael Korie, and is directed by Meridee Stein