title of show - the Chicago Storefront Premiere
Struggling writers Jeff and Hunter are working on an original musical with a unique topic: their experience writing an original musical! With friends Susan, Heidi, and accompanist Larry, they embark on a meta-journey of self-expression, documenting all the roadblocks and creative breakthroughs they encounter along the way. Nominated for the 2009 Best Book Tony Award, [;;;title of show];;; is an irreverent, hilarious, and inspiring celebration of musical theatre and the joy of collaboration.
The cast includes Neala Barron [;;;A Funny Thing Happened, Porchlight Music Theatre; The Full Monty, Kokandy Productions; Titanic, Griffin Theatre Company];;; as Susan, Matt Frye [;;;Henry V, Chicago Shakespeare Theater; The Full Monty, Kokandy Productions; Ripper, Chicago College of Performing Arts];;; as Hunter, Yando Lopez [;;;Sondheim on Sondheim, Porchlight Music Theatre; In the Heights, Paramount Theatre; One Hit Wonders, Black Ensemble Theater];;; as Jeff, and Anna Schutz* [;;;A New Brain, Aloha, Say the Pretty Girls, and Reefer Madness! The Brown Paper Box Co.];;; as Heidi. Chad Michael Innis and Stephanie Rohr* round out the cast as the male and female swings. Justin Harner* [;;;Spike Heels, A New Brain, and Aloha Say the Pretty Girls, The Brown Paper Box Co.];;; will play Larry, the accompanist.
The production team includes T.J. Anderson* [;;;musical director];;;, Justin Harner* [;;;assistant musical director];;;, Sara Heymann [;;;set/properties designer];;;, Michael Montgomery [;;;stage manager & sound designer];;;, M. William Panek* [;;;director];;;, Matt Sergot* [;;;box office manager];;;, Charlie Sheets* [;;;graphic designer];;;, Daniel Spagnuolo* [;;;casting associate];;;, Eric Vigo [;;;lighting designer];;;, Courtney Watters [;;;costume coordinator];;;, and Damian Wille* [;;;production manager];;;.
*Denotes Brown Paper Box Co. company member.
This production contains adult language.
The Rivendell Theatre (View)
5775 N Ridge Ave
Chicago, IL 60660
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|