Eden Concert and Reading to Feature Alexander Gemignani, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Bob Stillman, Jerry Dixon

News   Eden Concert and Reading to Feature Alexander Gemignani, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Bob Stillman, Jerry Dixon
 
A concert version of the new musical Eden will be presented Nov. 28 at 7:30 PM at Joe's Pub.

The cast will comprise Alexander Gemignani, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Bob Stillman, Anisha Nagarajan and Jerry Dixon. Jonathan Bernstein will direct the evening with musical direction by Vadim Feichtner.

Eden features music by Tony nominee Mel Marvin (Tintypes, Elmer Gantry, Grinch) and words by Jonathan Levi. Set in New Orleans and Baghdad, Eden, press notes state, "follows the lives of six characters in search of life after Hurricane Katrina and the War in Iraq. In an age of frustration, of Occupying and Tea Parties, Eden uses words and music to channel the frustration of six ordinary people into an extraordinary quest for light."

Eden was originally developed at the O’Neill Music Theatre Festival.

Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette St. For reservations visit www.joespub.com.

* There will also be an industry reading of the new musical Nov. 29 at 4:30 PM at the Pearl Studios, 500 Eighth Avenue, 12th floor. For more information contact Brandon Anderson at Edenthemusical@gmail.com.

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