Songs in the Key of Chocolate, press notes state, "blends captivating storytelling with decadent soul, haunting harmonies, and infectious grooves into a sweet night of new contemporary musical theatre."
Darius Smith is a graduate of NYU’s Musical Theater Writing Program and Associate Professor of Musical Theatre at Howard University. His works have been performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Aaron Davis Hall, the Duplex Cabaret Theater, The Triad Theater and many others. He has been a Jonathan Larson Award finalist, the recipient of several development grants, and his musical, The Snowy Day (book by David Toney), was nominated for a 2013 Helen Hayes Award for Best TYA Production.
54 Below is located at 254 West 54th Street. There is a $15 cover charge and $20 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at www.54Below.com. Tickets on the day of performance are available by calling (646) 476-3551.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.