Prospect Theater Company kicks off its 2012-13 season with a one-night-only concert presentation of The Rockae, a hard-rock musical based on Euripides' The Bacchae, Oct. 7 at (le) Poisson Rouge in NYC.
Directed by Cara Reichel, the 7:30 PM concert features Mitch Jarvis (Rock of Ages) and Michael Cunio (Hairspray) with Bridget Beirne (Beehive), Andrew Brewer (Cole Porter's Nymph Errant), Sara Brophy (Iron Curtain), Matt DeAngelis (Hair), Jaygee Macapugay ( Imelda: A New Musical), Samia Mounts (Once Upon a Time in New Jersey), Ryah Nixon (9 to 5 national tour), Gordon Stanley (Iron Curtain) and Simone Zamore (The Flood), among others.
The Rockae features music and lyrics by Kleban and Fred Ebb Award-winning writer Peter Mills and a book by Mills and Cara Reichel (Illyria, Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge).
Alexander Rovang provides musical direction, and musical staging is by Marlo Hunter.
The Rockae was given its world premiere as a partner event of the 2007 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) and was further developed through its collegiate premiere in August 2009, as part of Indiana University's Musical Theatre Program.
You're invited to spend an evening filled with personal tales of difficult choices, bad breaks, worse men and some of the most glorious songs ever written. It's an intimate evening, up close with a legend.
So pull up a chair and order up a drink. Because she's got a life to sing. Tickets as low as $85!
Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You