By Andrew Gans
28 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 Michael Moricz.
Directed by Lynne Taylor-Corbett, the cast comprises Anthony Crivello, Leslie Alexander, Spencer Batiste, Danny Bernardy, Ryan Duncan, Christine LaDuca, Shayna Jackson, Michael Murnoch, Marissa Quinn, Paul Pontrelli, Courtney Reed and Johann Robert with 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 amasmusical.org, via email at email@example.com, and by calling (212) 563-2565.