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4/20: Half Baked, a concert of new music at Cape House
April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm| Free
Kathryn Gallagher (Dust Can’t Kill Me, Spring Awakening) Garth Taylor (The Rooks), and Sydney Torin Shepherd (First Date) join the company of HALF BAKED, a new theatrical concert experience showcasing three new works in progress by songwriter, Elliah Heifetz (Dust Can’t Kill Me), and director, Srda Vasiljevic (Dust Can’t Kill Me, Spring Awakening). Taylor, Gallagher, and Shepherd will be joined by Heifetz, Bandits on the Run’s Regina Strayhdorn and Adrian Blake Enscoe (Dust Can’t Kill Me, NYMF Honors). The talented cast of actors-turned-band is joined by the evening’s orchestrator and music director, Max Gordon (Dust Can’t Kill Me, The Skin of Our Teeth) Choreography for the evening by Jennifer Jancuscka and her company, The BringAbout. The concert will be held at 8:00 PM on April 20, 2017 at Cape House.
4/20/17 at Cape House
Music + lyrics: Elliah Heifetz
Direction: Srda Vasiljevic
Performers: Kathryn Gallagher, Garth Taylor, Sydney Torin Shepherd, Regina Strayhorn, Adrian Blake Enscoe
Music Direction + arrangements: Max Gordon
Additional music arrangements: DJ Stanfill
Lighting design: Aaron Porter
Produced by: Corey Ruzicano
Dust Can’t Kill Me features a book by Abigail Carney
More info: www.half-baked.strikingly.com
The concert will feature hit songs form the award-winning NYMF production of Dust Can’t Kill Me, a bold new folk musical about five wayward souls cast into a dust storm with the promise of paradise. Additionally, the concert will premiere songs from two new collaborations: We Are Pilgrims, a millennial reimagining of The Canterbury Tales as a road trip to a modern Woodstock developed with Jennifer Jancuska and The BringAbout, and Louis Sachar’s Holes, a new high-spirited adaptation of the beloved children’s novel. Heifetz and Vasiljevic reunite after their award winning work on Dust Can’t Kill Me at NYMF and (Le) Poission Rouge.