Newsies Tony winner Christopher Gattelli directs and choreographs two invitation-only staged readings of In Transit, the a cappella musical presented by Primary Stages in 2010, Oct. 12.
Producers Janet B. Rosen and Christina Papagjika present the readings, which feature the talents of Adam Bashian as Chris, Moya Campbell as Ms. Williams, Ben Crawford as Nate, Justin Keyes as Trent, Erin Mackey as Ali, Lindsay Mendez as Jane and Chesney Snow as Boxman.
In Transit features book, music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez, James-Allen Ford, Russell Kaplan and Sara Wordsworth.
In this fresh take on the modern musical, press notes state, "seven performers take on multiple roles and create every note with their own voices for a rich theatrical experience unlike anything you've seen (or heard) on stage before. Inspired by the rhythms and sounds of life on the subway, In Transit follows an aspiring actress, a fledgling financier, a street-savvy beatboxer, a cab driver, and others as they find their way in New York City. The result is a vivid tapestry of characters and music in the City that never stands still."
In Transit was originally produced Off-Broadway in fall 2010 by Primary Stages at 59E59. The limited-run engagement began previews on Sept. 21, 2010, and officially opened Oct. 5, 2010, to positive reviews and was awarded the 2011 Drama Desk Award for “Outstanding Ensemble.”
You're invited to spend an evening filled with personal tales of difficult choices, bad breaks, worse men and some of the most glorious songs ever written. It's an intimate evening, up close with a legend.
So pull up a chair and order up a drink. Because she's got a life to sing. Tickets as low as $85!
Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You