Six writers have penned four original musicals, which will be performed by the 32 students in the university's program. Authors include Jim Colleran, Miriam Daly and the teams of Sophia Chapadjiev and Allison Leyton-Brown, and Robby Stamper and Arianna Rose.
Brian Blythe directs. Show times are April 18 at 7:30 PM and April 19 at 2:30 PM.
Details about the four musicals — including casting — follows:
The Theory of Kiss (book and lyrics by Sophia Chapadjiev, music by Allison Leyton-Brown) follows "two level-headed scientists, Scientist Claire and Scientist Ray, [who] become afraid of their own findings when testing the Theory of Kiss." The cast features Andreas de Rond, Natasha Harris, Kelly Hinkle, Amanda Kramer, Michael Morales, Kara Rooney and John Walbolt. After their appearances in New York, the cast will repeat their performance April 25 at Smith Hall at UC Irvine's School of the Arts.
The Theatre at St. Peter's Church is located on 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue. There is a suggested donation of $5. For reservations call (212) 935-5824, ext. 21.
For more information visit www.yorktheatre.org.