Matilda's Milly Shapiro Leads All-Child Cast of The Geranium on the Windowsill Readings Today

News   Matilda's Milly Shapiro Leads All-Child Cast of The Geranium on the Windowsill Readings Today Developmental readings of The Geranium on the Windowsill Just Died But Teacher You Went Right On, a musical adaptation based on the book of the same name by Albert Cullum, are held Oct. 20 at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center in New York City.

Milly Shapiro
Milly Shapiro

Featuring a book and lyrics by Michael Lluberes and music by Jared M. Dembowski, readings are offered at 3 PM and 7 PM.

Directed by Lluberes (NYMF's The Boy in the Bathroom), the all-child cast includes Tony Award recipient Milly Shapiro (Matilda), Charlotte Rose Masi (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), Christopher Martinez (Radio City Christmas Spectacular tour), David Austin, Gabby Gutierrez (South Pacific), Ian Etheridge (The Great Country), Molly Ilana Richardson (Our Town), Peyton Ella (The Sound of Music Live!) and Stephen Jack Sayegh (Bye Bye Birdie).

Musical direction is by Laura Bergquist (Allegiance).

This avant-garde musical, according to press notes, "explores the inner thoughts and feelings of elementary school students as they navigate their way through the trials and day at tribulations of an ordinary school."

Tom Nordyke, Ole Zupetz and Jennifer Isaacson produce.

Theatre professionals interested in attending Oct. 20 readings should email geranium.musical@gmail.com.

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