EXCLUSIVE: In Rehearsal with Josh Young, Jen Cody and Andy Mientus for Kerrigan-Lowdermilk American Songbook Concert
Josh Young, Jen Cody, "Smash"'s Andy Mientus and Carrie Manolakos took to the rehearsal studio to run through tunes for the April 19 Lincoln Center American Songbook Series concert featuring the songs of Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk. Audiences can expect to hear tunes from the duo's coming-of-age musicals The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown and Tales from the Bad Years as well as new material from Republic, an adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry IV set in Northern Ireland in the 1970s. Read the Playbill story.
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.