The Directors Company will present a private industry reading of the new musical Inventions for Piano, which is based on real events, December 8 at The Theatre Center.
Directed by Annette Jolles (Memorial from Ground Zero) with musical direction by Will Curry, the cast will feature Tally Sessions (Anastasia), Sally Wilfert (Assassins), Cassondra James (Once On This Island), Shereen Pimentel (West Side Story), Howard McGillin (Phantom of the Opera), Michael Winther (Fun Home), Leah Horowitz (Follies), Jennifer Smith (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), Liam Forde (Hand to God), Wade McCollum (Ernest Shackleton Loves Me), and Gabra Zackman.
Adam Rothenberg is the pianist.
Joseph Thalken's musical, based on Mark Singer's article Fantasia for Piano, follows a record producer who, after seeing his wife collapse onstage during a concert, sets out to salvage her career, transforming her into one of the world’s most acclaimed pianists.
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