Pippin Actress and Les Miz Star to Join Songwriter Alexander Sage Oyen in Concert
11 Aug 2014
Oyen Sings Oyen, an intimate evening with songwriter Alexander Sage Oyen, will be held Aug. 25 and Aug. 28 at 7:30 PM at Don't Tell Mama.
Ariana DeBose (Pippin, Motown) and Caissie Levy (Les Misérables, Ghost) will join Oyen for the 7:30 PM concert Aug. 25. Max Friedman directs.
According to press notes, "Award-winning musical theatre writer Alexander Sage Oyen brings two completely different sets of his original songs, stripped down to their barest bones, to Don't Tell Mama for what promise to be his most personal concerts to date. Audiences can expect to hear Oyen and a small group of special guests perform his best-loved songs as well as world premieres. Don't Tell Mama's associate director of programming, Max Friedman, will direct both evenings."
Oyen's musicals include Outlaws (book by James Presson, directed by Noah Himmelstein and presented at the 2014 ASCAP Workshop), A Night Like This, Money$hot! (book by Presson, 2014 Orlando Fringe Festival) and Moment by Moment (directed by Brandon Ivie at 54 Below; production at Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand). He and Presson were awarded the 2013-14 Dramatist Guild Fellowship, and their musical Outlaws was a 2014 NAMT Finalist and the recipient of the 2014 ASCAP Workshop.
Don't Tell Mama is located at 343 West 46th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues). There is a $10 cover charge plus a two-beverage minimum (cash only). For reservations, call (212) 757-0788 or visit DontTellMamaNYC.com.
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.