Directed by Broadway’s Jeff Whiting (Bullets Over Broadway, The Scottsboro Boys, Big Fish), TO DANCE is a new musical about acclaimed Russian Jewish ballet dancer, Valery Panov. Set in Cold War Russia, TO DANCE recounts the real life story of one man who refused to let the KGB take away his freedom of expression--Valery was born to dance!
TO DANCE played to sold out audiences at FringeNYC 2015 where it won the FringeFAVE award at the Theater at the 14th Street Y! Now back with a new cast and creative team, it will be presented as part of the TRU Voices Musical Reading Series.
There will be a post-show "Dollars and Sense" panel featuring Patricia Klausner, producer (Pippin, The Scottsboro Boys), producing artistic director Shotgun Productions; David Elliott, co-director of Perry Street Theatricals (Dames at Sea, My Life Is a Musical, Bedlam Theatre's St. Joan/Hamlet, Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike, In the Continuum, An Oak Tree); RK Greene (Peter & the Starcatcher, A Time to Kill, Cougar, Room Service); Frank M. Calo, indie producer and director (The Believer, Here and There, The Cookout).
To RSVP, please respond directly to this email or email todanceTRU@gmail.com with your first and last name AND the number of people in your party.
We look forward to meeting you at TO DANCE!
Adam Boncz, Halle Morse, Elyse Sholk
Producers, TO DANCE
BOOK AND LYRICS: Kyra Robinov
MUSIC: Tibor Zonai
DIRECTOR: Jeff Whiting
MUSIC DIRECTOR: Balint Varga
STAGE MANAGER: Ralph Stan Lee
FEATURING: Zachary Berger*, Natalie Bird*, Danielle Bowen*, Kimberly Chatterjee, Nic Cory*, Alison England, Jesse Hawkes*, Josiah Jacoby, Alex Kidder*, Frank J. Paul*, Matthew Quirk*, Rick Roemer*
*Appearing courtesy of Actor’s Equity Association
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