Casting Complete for New Musical By Hair's Galt MacDermot
29 Nov 2005
Photo by Aubrey Reuben
Galt MacDermot, who penned the music for Broadway's Hair and Two Gentlemen of Verona, has collaborated with book and lyric writer Matty Selman on a new musical, Goddess Wheel.
Presented by Collaborative Arts Project 21 (CAP 21), the musical will be performed Nov. 30-Dec. 10 at CAP 21's The Shop on West 18th Street. The cast — under the direction and choreography of Frank Ventura — comprises Ethan Angelica, Ryan Bates, Liza Baron, Kaitlyn Bradley, Melissa Briggs, Jordan Brodsky, Madison Cano, Andrew DiConcetto, Kelly Felthous, Kate Ferber, Joanna Flamm, Zoe Friedman, Mike Gaetano, Amanda Guillett, Michelle Hernandez, Timothy Hughes, Ben Kaplan, Ryan LaMont, Nicole Laurenzi, Colin McAdoo, Adam Mosebach, Jenna Noel, Stefanie O'Connell, Kevin Santos, Meghan Starr, Dana Steingold, Sara Wolski and Ryan Worsing.
Goddess Wheel, according to press notes, "is a new musical loosely based on Aristophanes' 2,400 year old anti-war play, Lysistrata." The musical's creative team also includes Rebecca Katz Harwood (associate choreographer), Lex Liang (production designer), Kate Guyton (assistant director), Aaron C. Smyth (stage designer) and Jared Stein (music director).
Performances are Wednesday through Saturday evenings at 8 PM with matinees on Saturdays and Sundays at 3 PM. The Shop is located in Manhattan at 18 West 18th Street. Tickets, priced at $15, are available by calling (866) 811-4111. Visit www.cap21.org for more information.
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