A Very Merry Unauthorized Childrenï¿½s Scientology Pageant at Fourth Street Theatre
New York Theatre Workshop presents the musical A Very Merry Unauthorized Childrenï¿½s Scientology Pageant, book, music, and lyrics by Kyle Jarrow based on a concept by Alex Timbers, opening at Fourth Street Theatre on 10 Dec 2006, following previews from 29 Nov and running through to 7 Jan 2007.
A Very Merry Unauthorized Childrenï¿½s Scientology Pageant: A cast of grade school children, portraying Tom Cruise, Kirstie Alley, John Travolta, and other less starry Scientologists, brings the controversial Church of Scientology and its founder, L. Ron Hubbard, to jubilant life in story and song. This bizarre holiday classic - part avant-garde performance art, part childrenï¿½s theatre - based on the actual principles of Scientology tells the seriously unbelievable life story of founder L. Ron Hubbard using the idiom of a childrenï¿½s Christmas pageant.
Directed by Alex Timbers, A Very Merry Unauthorized Childrenï¿½s Scientology Pageant features Dahlia Chacon, Hudson Cianni, Lauren Kelly, Jolie Libert, Steven Lobman, Elizabeth Lynn, Sean Moran, Kat Peters, Alex Swift, and William Wiggins.
Set design by David Morris, with costumes by Jennifer Rogien and lighting by Juliet Chia.
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