New Musical Angels to Play Louisiana with Eye Towards Broadway

News   New Musical Angels to Play Louisiana with Eye Towards Broadway The new musical Angels — penned by Ken Lai and Marcus Cheong — will play an out-of-town engagement in Shreveport, LA, this summer.

According to a casting notice, the Rich Fowler-directed production will play a Shreveport venue to be announced Aug. 29-Sept 13. A second out-of-town engagement is expected prior to a Broadway run sometime during the 2008-2009 season. No other details have been announced. Marcus Cheong is producing Angels, which features music by Lai and book and lyrics by Lai and Cheong. Mary Mitchell Campbell is the music supervisor for the production; Laura Bergquist is music director.

Angels, according to a previous press statement, "is a tale of good versus evil – angels and demons. In this epic backdrop, Angels tells the story of Sera, the Angel of Light, as she seeks to find her place and purpose. Angels offers a message of hope, courage and redemption that is ideal for family audiences seeking an uplifting spectacle."