Thursday, February 26, 2009

Tin Pan Alley, another musical born at Pasadena Playhouse, heads to New York!

Exciting News from!
By Kenneth Jones
25 Feb 2009

"The Tin Pan Alley Rag, Mark Saltzman's unique play with music in which composer Irving Berlin and Scott Joplin meet, will find a New York City home this summer at Roundabout Theatre Company's Laura Pels Theatre.

An Equity casting call indicates a June-September run at Roundabout's Off-Broadway home at the Pels, where Lisa Loomer's Distracted is now playing. Stafford Arima (London's Ragtime, Off-Broadway's Altar Boyz, the music spectacle Bowfire) will direct, Liza Gennaro will choreograph, and Michael Patrick Walker will music direct. Music by contemporaries Joplin and Berlin will be heard. Roundabout has not officially announced this production...

The show received five Los Angeles Ovation Award nominations, including Best Musical, when it first opened at the Pasadena Playhouse in 1997. It has been refined and revised over the years..."

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