Tony Award winner Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza) directs a staged reading of Newton’s Cradle, a new musical by mother-and-son writing team Kim Saunders and Heath Saunders, July 17 in Manhattan.
The cast features Andréa Burns (On Your Feet, In the Heights), Tony nominee Denée Benton (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), Brian Gonzales (Aladdin), Gizel Jimenez (Miss You Like Hell), Heath Saunders (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), and Trent Saunders (Aladdin). Real-life brothers Heath and Trent Saunders portray brothers for the reading.
Newton's Cradle, a musical about life and love experienced through one young man's unique prism of autism, was first staged at NYMF in 2016, where it won six awards, including Best Musical and Outstanding Direction for Clark.
Produced by Catherine Adler and Alan Goodman for Catherine Adler Productions, the reading has music direction by Christopher Gurr and is stage managed by Melanie T. Morgan.
For more information contact Wade@adlerproductionsnyc.org.
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