R.R.R.E.D. A Secret Musical to Feature Balser, Deitch, Livingston and Thompson

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The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Shea Sullivan will present four performances of R.R.R.E.D. A Secret Musical Oct. 1-3 at the 45th Street Theater in Manhattan.

The cast will comprise Nathan Balser (9 to 5), Kathy Deitch (Wicked) and co-authors Patrick Livingston and Katie Thompson.

Based on a true study, R.R.R.E.D. features music and lyrics by Katie Thompson and a book by Adam Jackman, Patrick Livingston and Katie Thompson. Andy Sandberg directs with musical supervision by Charlie Alterman.

"The Oxford Hair Foundation predicts that, due to globalization & population intermixing, the recessive gene which causes red hair will cease to exist by the year 2100," according to press notes. "Now, in the year 2009, a secret red-headed revolutionary organization is taking matters into its own hands, fighting back against their pending extinction & standing up for the rights of red-heads everywhere."

The creative team also includes Charlie Corcoran (sets), Herrick Goldman, (lighting), Susan Nicholson (lighting associate), David Mendizabal (costumes), Megan Henniger (sound), Jason A. Quinn (stage manager), luckydave (projections) and Amber Estes (production manager).

Show times are Oct. 1 at 8 PM, Oct. 2 at 1 PM and 11 PM and Oct. 3 at 11 PM. The 45th Street Theater is located at 354 West 45th Street. Tickets, priced $20, are available by calling (212) 352-3101 or by visiting www.nymf.org.

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