PHOTO CALL: Arielle Jacobs, Joel Perez, Stacia Fernandez and Ali Ewoldt Take Part in Industry Reading of New Musical Barcelona

News   PHOTO CALL: Arielle Jacobs, Joel Perez, Stacia Fernandez and Ali Ewoldt Take Part in Industry Reading of New Musical Barcelona
 
CAP 21's invitation-only staged reading of the new musical Barcelona was presented Oct. 2 in the CAP 21 Theatre.

Alan Muraoka directed a cast that included Ali Ewoldt as Antoinette/An Wei, Joel Perez as Antoni Gaudi, Christopher Vasquez as Rafael, Arielle Jacobs as Julianna and Stacia Fernandez as Kathryn.

Rounding out the company were Alan Ariano, Eric Badiqué, Adam Hyndman, Dea Julien, Rita Markova, Kelsey Ryan Moore, Q. Smith and Ryan Vasquez as The Voices of La Sagrada Familia.

Musical direction was provided by Yan Li.

Barcelona features a book and lyrics by Christine Toy Johnson and music and lyrics by Jason Ma.

Barcelona is described as "a story about the enduring power of love, inspiration and art – and the family ties that bind them. Julianna, an American novelist consumed with guilt over causing the accident that killed her sister Antoinette, receives a necklace from her dead sister in a dream she has about famed architect Antoni Gaudi – and goes to Barcelona to try to discover what it all means. The piece takes the audience on a time traveling journey from Gaudi’s era (1879 and 1926) into 2014."

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