Friday, August 3, 2012
Fiction in Photographs Benefit Performance
FICTION IN PHOTOGRAPHS to Present A Benefit Performance of a new Pop-Rock American Musical Monday August 6th - 8pm at 92Y Tribeca
New York, NY (August 2, 2012) – Songs from the new musical FICTION IN PHOTOGRAPHS will receive a concert style performance on Monday August 6th at 8:00pm at the 92Y Tribeca located at 200 Hudson Street.
The dynamic words and music of singer-songwriter Dan Mills are the centerpiece of this contemporary musical. The time-twisting story, told by 5 actors in one compelling act, is by actor and writer Randy Redd. A delicate balance of wisdom and sentiment, FICTION IN PHOTOGRAPHS reveals the vivid contrasts between life as it is remembered and life as it happens. FICTION IN PHOTOGRAPHS, a multimedia theatrical event, is a fresh, sincere and ultimately heartbreaking new musical.
A commercial run of FICTION IN PHOTOGRAPHS is planned for the 2012-2013 season. To provide the audience with a real-time experience in the development of a Broadway show, visit the shows official website www.fictioninphotographsmusical.com and sign up for updates. To purchase tickets, visit Brown Paper Tickets or click here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/263294
The cast will feature Cole Burden (25th Anniversary Les Miserables, Applause), singer-songwriter Adam Day, Alysha Deslorieux (Sister Act), newcomer David Mizzoni, Lauren Pritchard (Spring Awakening) and a special performance by Dan Mills.
Proceeds go to Sing For Hope. Founded by opera singers with a desire to lift their voices for social change, Sing For Hope is a non-profit organization that mobilizes more than 600 professional artists - from classical musicians to photographers to Broadway performers - in volunteer service programs that benefit schools, hospitals and communities. Sing For Hope's volunteer programs bring arts education to under-resourced youth, provide in-hospital performances that complement the healing process and raise awareness for humanitarian causes.
Dan Mills is a singer-songwriter, guitarist and actor from Brooklyn, NY. Mills' eponymous has released 3 full length albums. As an actor, Dan Mills portrayed "Carl Perkins" in the Broadway and Off Broadway casts of Million Dollar Quartet and was featured with his band on NBC's "Smash".
Randy Redd made his Broadway debut in Parade and recently appeared as "Jerry Lee Lewis" in the hit Off Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet as well as the original casts of The Burnt Part Boys, Some Men, Smoke On The Mountain and Ring Of Fire. He collaborated with David Pittu on the critically-acclaimed What's That Smell: The Music Of Jacob Sterling at the Atlantic Theater Company. He has worked as an actor, director and musical director at Manhattan Theater Club, Lincoln Center Theater, the Atlantic Theater Company, Second Stage, the Kennedy Center, Goodspeed, the Geffen Playhouse, the York Theater Co., the Repertory Theater of St. Louis, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, New York Musical Theater Festival and Abrons Arts Center. Film and television credits include "Beautiful Creatures" directed by Richard LaGravenese (2013), "After The Storm" (Winner - Audience Award: Woodstock Film Festival) directed by Hilla Medalia, "Kinsey" directed by Bill Condon and the Tony Awards.
The creative team also includes choreographer Jacob Pinion (Mamma Mia) and vocal arranger and musical director Adam Podd who co-wrote the internationally acclaimed sensation The Spidey Project with Doug Katsaros.
FICTION IN PHOTOGRAPHS is being produced by Philip Katz/Broadway Theatrical and Amanda Rehbein.
FICTION IN PHOTOGRAPHS is being produced by Philip Katz/Broadway Theatrical. Philip is a Drama Desk nominated producer most recently for John Tartaglia;s ImaginOcean. He has worked in the Broadway industry for the past 20 years as a marketing and development consultant. Recent credits includeShrek The Musical, Driving Miss Daisy, Leap of Faith, West Side Story, Hairspray, White Christmas, The Opera Show (U.K.) Chicago and Victor/Victoria. Under the banner of Broadway Study Guides, Philip provides cutting-edge interactive study guides and experiential workshops for shows. Philip also served as the Producing Director for Camp Broadway where he oversaw an unprecedented growth in the company. Previously, he was the Associate Producer for the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, Pennsylvania. Producing credits include: Mame (Linda Dano), Gypsy (Joyce DeWitt), Hello, Dolly! (Colleen Zenk Pinter), My Way (Adrian Zmed) and My Fair Lady (Peter Scolari). He served as a Broadway consultant to Royal Caribbean Productions and has produced on board shows for Carnival Cruise Lines. Philip is an advocate for arts in education and is an active member of the Broadway League serving on both the education and marketing committees.