Casting Announced for Musical Theatre Guild Presentation of Death Takes a Holiday
27 Jan 2014
Musical Theatre Guild will present Maury Yeston's Death Takes a Holiday Feb. 9 at 7 PM at Moss Theatre at New Roads School.
Directed by Calvin Remsberg with musical direction by James May, the cast will include Teri Bibb, Melissa Lyons Caldretti, Dan Callaway, Doug Carfrae, Will Collyer, Misty Cotton, Melissa Fahn, Helen Geller, Pamela Hamill, Ashley Fox Linton, Erik McEwen, Todd Nielsen, Kevin Symons and Sam Zeller.
Death Takes a Holiday features music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and a book by Peter Stone and Thomas Meehan. "Death is sick to, well, death of being everyone’s dreaded final visitor," according to press notes. "He takes a weekend off and assumes a human guise to mingle with mortals and understand human emotion. During his 'vacation,' he falls in love with an engaged young woman and learns about love and sacrifice."
Production supervisors are Kim Huber and Heather Hoppus-Werner.
Moss Theatre at New Roads School is located at 3131 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA. For more information call (818) 848-6844
Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor's dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.