PREMIERES in association with Primary Stages present the premieres of the two one-act solo musicals. Mosaic features book and lyrics by Cheri Steinkellner and music and lyrics by Georgia Stitt. [title of show]'s Heidi Blickenstaff will star as Ruth in the musical, which is described as "a multi-media, real-time half hour in the life –and on the MacBook – of Ruth, a woman blogging at the crossroads of birth, death, love and Diet Coke."
Whida Peru: Resurrection Tangle features book and lyrics by David Simpatico and music by Josh Schmidt. Judith Blazer will star as Whida Peru in the new musical, which takes audiences "into the chambers of a rare creature, as she is forced to evaluate the quality of life, death and what lies in between for her."
Jonathan Butterell directs both musicals with musical direction by Andy Boroson, J. Oconer Navarro. and Steve Marzullo. The creative team includes Dane Laffrey (set and costumes), Jennifer Schriever (lights), Toby Algya (sound) and Rocco DiSanti (video). The production stage manager is Robert Bennett.
59E59 Theaters is located in Manhattan at 59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues. Single tickets are priced at $30 with $20 tickets available to Primary Stages subscribers and 59E59 members and may be purchased by calling Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200, online at www.ticketcentral.com or in person at the box office.