By Andrew Gans
06 Feb 2013
The new musical features music and lyrics by Chris Wiseman and Shaun Taylor-Corbett, book by Lynne Taylor-Corbett and Shaun Taylor-Corbett and additional music and lyrics by Robert Nassif Lindsey. Music director is David Truskinoff.
Directed by Lynne Taylor-Corbett, the cast will feature Robert Cuccioli, Leslie Alexander, Spencer Batiste, Danny Bernardy, Ryan Duncan, Christine LaDuca, Shayna Jackson, Michael Murnoch, Marissa Quinn, Paul Pontrelli, Courtney Reed and Johann Robert as well as Grammy-nominated Native-American flutist Joseph Firecrow.
Distant Thunder, according to press notes, "tells the present-day story of attorney Darrell Walters, a young half-Blackfeet-half-white outsider raised in Chicago, as he returns to his tribe seeking reconciliation with his father and unwittingly sets off a firestorm of crisis."
The Players Theatre is located at 115 MacDougal Street. Tickets are free and are available online at www.amasmusical.org, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, and by calling (212) 563-2565.