A FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS AND SPECIAL EVENTS
NOVEMBER 2 – 24
5 New Musicals! IN DEVELOPMENT
2 ONE-NIGHT-ONLY Special Events
November 4 @ 3 & 7pm • November 5 @ 7pm FREE
KEATON AND THE WHALE
book and lyrics by Molly Reisman
book and music by Emily Chiu
music director Benji Goldsmith
directed by Leora Morris
The 52-hertz whale sings at a frequency higher than any other whale can hear. He is the only one of his kind and is widely known as The Loneliest Whale in the World. No other being has ever communicated with him… Until now.
WINNER! Eric H. Weinberger Emerging Librettist Award
Keaton and the Whale is sponsored by
Kermitt Brooks, Willette Klausner, Steve Sagman and James White
November 7 @ 3 & 7pm • November 8 @ 7pm FREE
MIGHTY FUNNY KINDA’ LOVE
(A God-sibs’ Tale)
book, music and lyrics by Pamela Baskin-Watson
book by Nedra Dixon
directed by Elmore James
When forbidden love and racial tensions take over a small town, eight women are made to confront their fears from the past, as they give birth to a new vision for the future.
Mighty Funny Kinda’ Love is presented in association with Sam McKelton, Into the Deep Productions, LLC
November 14 @ 4pm • November 15 @ 12pm & 4pm FREE
by David Buskin and Jake Holmes
music director Doug Katsaros
directed by Lynne-Taylor Corbett
In a country torn apart by social upheaval and the escalating war in Vietnam, two young people try to reach across their differences to find love and honor… however, it may take them 40 years.
November 21 @ 3 & 7pm • November 22 @ 7pm FREE
DUET FOR THREE
by David Caudle
lyrics by Paul James
music by Kay Swift
music director Aaron Gandy
directed by Gabriel Barre
In 1930, Kay Swift composes Fine and Dandy, the first Broadway hit scored by a woman. Her banker husband James Warburg provides the lyrics as her lover, George Gershwin looks on.
November 23 @ 5pm • November 24 @ 12pm & 3pm FREE
For Young Audiences
WINDYWOO AND HER
NAUGHTY NAUGHTY PETS
book, music and lyrics by Wendy Ann Gardner
music director Stephanie Bianchi
directed by Jonathan Cerullo
In Association with JSCTheatricals, LLC
Windywoo must rally her pets when she learns their building is being sold to a rapacious real estate developer and he wants them out! A new musical for young audiences based on the Gemini nominated, CBC/Cartoon Network Animated TV show and the series of whimsical children's books.
CABARET EVENT • November 2 @ 8pm • ALL SEATS $20!
by Susan Campanaro
music and lyrics by Lynn Portas
directed by Christopher Scott
Starring Ms. Campanaro. The boozy story of a fallen socialite and one time understudy to Broadway star Betty Buckley, the eternally optimistic Lavinia Draper stumbles and gets up again as she chases her dream of becoming an entertainer.
CABARET EVENT • November 16 @ 8pm • $20
THE DOTTIE MARASCHINO SHOW
starring Dottie Maraschino and the Stems
music director David Caldwell
directed and choreographed by Randy Skinner
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Michael LaMasa and his alter ego Dottie Maraschino journey through the great American Songbook with a little help from her friends in this jazzy comedy variety show.