MANNES SCHOOL OF MUSIC COMPOSER’S CONCERT: PREMIERE OF GROWING PAINS By Zachary Catron
Tuesday Oct. 29, 2019, 8:00 PM (EST)
The first of five composers’ concerts held at Mannes School of Music in the 2019-2020 season. Free and open to the public; no reservation required.
Fuente Ovejuna: A disloyal adaptation by Cusi Cram & original music by Zachary Catron
Oct. 17-19, 2019, 7:00 PM (EST); Oct. 19, 2019, 2:00 PM
School of Drama will present "Fuente Ovejuna: A Disloyal Adaptation" by Cusi Cram, from the play by Lope De Vega as the first BFA Mainstage production of Drama's 2019-20 season. The production will be directed by Christina Rosussos, and feature: Chace Chester, Jodie Cortez, Alessandra Cronin, Branden Lee Boland Darcel, Tasja Drahveen, Adaline Gomez, Mitchell Hoover, Emma Maggi-Byers, Francis McCall, Idan Morad, Borana Ramizi, Logan Riseling, Dylan Turczan, and Malaika Wilson.
Free tickets available via ticketcentral.com starting three weeks prior to show date.
The Battle, Not the War: A New Musical commemorates #stonewallat50
June 4, 2019, 9:30 PM
Join us this Pride month and commemorate the Stonewall Riots’ 50th Anniversary by delving into what came before! The Battle, Not the War by emerging composer/lyricist Zachary Catron tells the forgotten story of gay men and women in the U.S. Army during World War II. In this concert production at Feinstein’s/54 Below, experience the comedy of wartime drag and the tragedy of forbidden love through a brand new voice in musical theatre.
Featuring rising artists: Patrick Clark, Michael David Axtell, Nicole Fragala, Julia Meadows, Jarahn Cosby, Jordan Stam, Ellis Gage, and KC Comeaux.
This concert is directed by India Marie Paul (Asolo Repertory Theatre) and conducted by Michael Repper (Music Director of the New York Youth Symphony), featuring Matthew Jaimes (French horn) and Dominic LaMorte (electric bass).