Nick Spangler and A.J. Shively Set for Reading of Les Enfants de Paris Musical

News   Nick Spangler and A.J. Shively Set for Reading of Les Enfants de Paris Musical A reading of the new musical Les Enfants de Paris, loosely based on Victor Hugo's novel "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," will receive an Equity staged reading in Manhattan Jan. 10, 2011.

Nick Spangler
Nick Spangler

David Levinson penned music and lyrics for Les Enfants de Paris, which has a book by Stacey Weingarten. Donna Drake will direct the 6 PM reading at Urban Stages, which will have musical direction by Mark Hartman.

The cast will feature Michael Armstrong Barr, Sean Bell, Sevan Greene (Betrayed), Nadine Malouf, Megan Reinking (Hair, Lestat), Nick Spangler (The Fantasticks, Saved) and A.J. Shively (La Cage aux Folles).

Les Enfants de Paris, which is set in 1950s Paris, "revolves around Pierre (Shively), a young man whose love for an Algerian refugee sparks a series of cataclysmic events. Islamaphobia and disenfranchisement of youth is explored through the guise of France during the Algerian War for Independence," according to producers.

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