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by Brian Yorkey
Music by Tom Kitt
Directed by Jason A. Narvy
Music Direction by Josh Walker
April 3-5, 10-12 @ 7:30pm
April 6 and 13 @ 2pm
According to the New York Times, this Pulitzer Prize winning play is "a feel-everyting musical, which asks you, with operatic force, to discover the liberation in knowing where it hurts." Concordia Theatre Artistic Director, Dr. Jason A. Narvy, directs this powerful musical that explores one familyh's struggles with addiciton, death and mental disease.
Josh Walker, Guest Music Director
Josh Walker is thrilled to be making his Concordia University debut! Josh is a Music Director for both Mainstage and CTEYA shows at Circle Theatre. Past Circle music directing credits include: A Little Night Music, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Legally Blonde, Seussical, Hairspray, Drowsy Chaperone, Ragtime, and Les Miserables. Jeff nominated Sexy Baby, Scarrie, The Birds (Hell in a Handbag), CT-Hey!, Bright Lights Dark City & Friends of Dorothy (Chicago Cabaret Project). Acting credits include: Sideshow (Kennedy Center), Radio City Christmas Spectacular (Radio City Music Hall) 2005-2013. Composition credits include: Toulouse! (NY Theatre Barn) Six Stories Up on Ellis Island, Six Stories Up on Mt Olympus, Six Stories Up in the Windy City (Tellin Tales Theatre) and Maxwell, Toulouse! (Midwest New Musicals). Music Arranger for John Hersey High School and Euclid High School.
TICKETS AND VENUE INFORMATION:
Cash Box Office opens 1 hour prior to a performance
Madison Street Theatre, 1010 W Madison Street, Oak Park, IL
$15 General AdmIssion
$10 Students/Patrons 55 +/Alumni
$5 Concordia University Chicago Students with Student ID
*Group rates are available, please contact email@example.com for rates.