'Come Away' at the Producers Club

CubeCity Entertainment, Inc. presents Come Away, by the Moon brothers, in a workshop production, at the Producers Club from the 6 - 8 May 2005.

This new musical sees The Beatles - the British Fab Four - narrate the classic Jewish romance about Ruth and Boaz.

The young widow Ruth (a modern-day Palestinian) leaves her native land of Moab to pledge loyalty to her aging Jewish mother-in-law. In turn, Naomi becomes a matchmaker for Ruth and the kind, handsome landowner, Boaz...proving that if such a pair could get along then, maybe there�s hope today for peace, not only in the Middle East, but in the world beyond.

The Beatles feature in Come Away as 'The Minstrels', who find themselves in the employment of the story�s hero, Boaz. The Beatles act as narratives to move the story along, while also playing into the story�s final resolution.

The Minstrels
(left to right: Aaron White, Ben Sumrall,
Nathan Freeman, & Chris Gilmer.)

The cast features Lindsey Gordon (Ruth), Blaze Kelly Coyle (Naomi), Billy Barow (Boaz), Darrell Belton (The Rival), Rori Nogee (Orpah/Ensemble), Chris Gilmer (John), Nathan Freeman (Paul), Aaron White (George), Ben Sumrall (Pete), Jillyn McKittrick (Angel of Mercy), Erica Rembert (Angel of Mourning), Shannon Marie Smith (Angel of Hope), Jan Arnold (Bethlehemite/Naomi), Sima Bissette (Bethlehemite), Julie Mia Moore (Bethlehemite), Elora Dannon Rosch (Bethlehemite), Selena Rose (Bethlehemite), Alyssah H. Chase.

Come Away is directed by Roberto Munoz, with choreography by Mandi Bedbury and costumes by Marla Palmer.

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