Performances will take place Sept. 14-17 at the Sage Theatre, 711 Seventh Avenue.
The cast also includes Marcy Harriell (Lennon), Aaron Lohr (See What I Wanna See) and Greg Naughton. Kurt Deutsch, known to the theater community as the producer of Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records, will direct.
Kate, a political activist, is married to Sam, a prematurely retired Wall Streeter, but she falls for Michael, a painter. Sam meets Stella, a 9/11 widow. This evolving musical attempts to capture moments in our time, evoking place, memory, love, loss and hope in New York City, where the specter of terror hangs heavy. How do we reach for happiness? Who do we hurt by doing so? How do we feel "Alive in the World"?
Paul Scott Goodman (music/lyrics/book) also wrote the score and book of Bright Lights, Big City, which premiered at New York Theatre Workshop and was revived in June 2006 at the Prince Music Theater. His musical Tiny Dancer will run at the Prince in July 2007 and Rooms is planned for Off-Broadway in 2007, directed by Scott Schwartz.
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