Based on the 1978 novel “La Mort de Monsieur Golouja” and the 1997 film starring Christian Slater, Julian Po is one of the featured productions in 2013’s New York Musical Theatre Festival. With book and lyrics by Andrew Barrett and music by Ira Antelis, the darkly comic story charts the course of the disillusioned titular character (played by Chad Kimball) intent upon ending his life. In this exclusive video, Kimball, Barret, director Kirsten Sanderson and cast members Luba Mason
and Malcolm Gets
sat down with Playbill to chat about how the current iteration of the show (which has been seen at the ASCAP/Disney Musical Theater Workshop and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, amongst others) came to be. For more about NYMF, read the Playbill story.