Ken Page, Ilene Graff, Elizabeth Gillies Set for NYC Reading of First Kids, About Presidential Offspring

News   Ken Page, Ilene Graff, Elizabeth Gillies Set for NYC Reading of First Kids, About Presidential Offspring
 
First Kids, an original musical about the lives of the children of U.S. Presidents, will be seen in its first New York industry readings June 6-7 at Ripley-Grier Studios.

Ken Page
Ken Page

The performances, both scheduled to begin at 4 PM, will be directed by Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel (Jay Johnson: The Two and Only) with a book and lyrics by Abraham Tetenbaum and music by Norman L. Berman (Strider).

First Kids, under the musical direction of Annbritt duChateau (Billy Elliot, Les Miserables, Mary Poppins), stars Ken Page (Ain't Misbehavin', Cats, Guys and Dolls), Ilene Graff (I Love My Wife, Grease, Promises, Promises) and Elizabeth Gillies (13).

Other members of the cast include Matthew Gumley (Elf, The Addams Family, Mary Poppins), Logan Rowland (The Addams Family), Hanley Smith, Ted Sutherland, Colleen Ballinger, Miguel Jarquin-Moreland, Patrick Dunn, Anne Clare Gibbons-Brown, Asher Muldoon and Audrey Chu.

"During her high school's senior trip tour of the White House, Ellie, (Gillies) a rebellious 16-year-old girl, discovers more than she ever dreamed possible about herself through the troubled and triumphant lives of the children of our Presidents," according to the creators..

For more information, visit www.firstkidsthemusical.com.

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