Line-Up Announced for EAT's Notes from a Page Musical Festival

News   Line-Up Announced for EAT's Notes from a Page Musical Festival The fifth and final installment of the Emerging Artists Theatre's developmental series Notes from a Page – a week-long festival of new musicals – begins June 10.

Curated by EAT artistic director Paul Adams and associate artistic director Derek Jamison, Notes from a Page will run through June 14 at the Roy Arias Theatre Center.

The line-up for the series follows:

  • Wilde, at Heart
    Written by Evan Guilford-Blake, composed by Linda Uzelac and directed by Luann Jennings
    "Three of Oscar Wilde's fairy tales – 'The Happy Prince,' 'The Selfish Giant' and the little known 'The Star-Child' — that tell of love, beauty and redemption." (June 10, 7:30 PM)
  • Murphy & Murphy
    Written by Frederic Vaughn
    "Murphy & Murphy is the story of a gay interracial couple as they go from Vaudeville to television." (June 11, 7:30 PM)

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  • Lizan
    Book and lyrics by Bil Wright, music by Joseph-Vernon Banks
    "An African American college beauty queen and mistress of presidential candidate Senator Bob Jordan is reported missing." Darlesia Cearcy (The Color Purple) stars. (June 12, 7:30 PM)
  • The Time Travelers Convention
    Written by Heidi Heilig and Mike Pettry
    "Three students who long to change their pasts hope for a visit from a time traveler — could it happen?" (June 13, 7:30 PM)
  • Alice
    Composition and lyrics by Frank Blocker, book by William Wade
    "Alice finds herself whisked away from the City into a world of political comeuppance, freedom of oppression, and sexual ambiguities in this comic retelling of the Lewis Carroll classic." (June 14, 2 PM)
  • 3 Messiahs Walk into a Bar
    Book, music and lyrics by Matt Hanf, co-composed by Brian Jebian
    "Three Messiahs Walk into a Bar is the story of the courtship of Mary by Joseph — if Groucho Marx had told it." (June 14, 7:30 PM) Tickets for Notes from a Page, priced $10, are available by visiting www.eatheatre.org or by phoning (866) 811-4111.

    The Roy Arias Theatre Center is located at 300 West 43rd Street (5th floor) in Manhattan.

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