The Tenth Floor, with Farah Alvin, Begins NYMF Run Sept. 27

News   The Tenth Floor, with Farah Alvin, Begins NYMF Run Sept. 27 The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Gretchen Margaroli present the new musical The Tenth Floor, which begins performances Sept. 27 at the American Theatre of Actors (Chernuchin).

Farah Alvin
Farah Alvin

Directed by Igor Goldin with music direction by Mark T. Evans and choreography by Sue Delano, the cast features Farah Alvin as Georgia Jones, Gilbert L. Bailey, II as Clayton, Michael Kostroff as Josh, Justin Gregory Lopez as Victor, Doreen Montalvo as Fantasy Mama and Jeffrey Nunez as Cheche with Judah Gavra, Samantha Gershman, Jordan Grubb and Rebecca Riker.

The Tenth Floor features music and lyrics by Sebastian Fabal and book by Sara Cooper. "Locked inside the Tenth Floor, the Miami-Dade Correctional Facility's juvenile division," NYMF notes state, "16-year-old Victor Alvarez escapes into fantasy to escape the harsh realities of prison and his home life. The Tenth Floor, fueled by a contemporary rock, hip hop, and salsa-influenced score, this high-energy musical follows Victor as he struggles to come to terms with both the truth of his present and the ramifications of his past."

The creative team includes Caite Hevner (sets), China Lee (costumes), Cory Pattak (lights) and Jonathan Russ (orchestrator). The production stage manager is Emily Ballou.

Show times are Sept. 27 at 8 PM, Sept. 29 at 8 PM, Oct. 1 at 7 PM, Oct. 3 at 1 PM, Oct. 9 at 9 PM and Oct. 10 at 1 PM.

American Theatre of Actors (Chernuchin) is located at 314 West 54th Street. For tickets call (212) 352-3101 or visit www.nymf.org.

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