BRADLEY COLE Premieres at the NY International Fringe Festival Today

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BRADLEY COLE Premieres at the NY International Fringe Festival Today

Preview of the Arts Presents BRADLEY COLE at Theater 80, St. Marks, beginning today, August 10 through August 23, 2013. This production is part of The New York International Fringe Festival. For tickets visit www.FringeNYC.com.

Book and Lyrics by Jason Young, Music By Bomi Lee Directed and Choreographed by Geoffrey Goldberg, Music Direction, Ming Aldrich-Gan Set and Costume Design, Nickey Frankel.

The cast includes: Remy Germinario*, Justin Flexen*, Jeannine Frumess*, L. Celeste Weathers, Blaire Baker, Kimberly.Chatterjee, Tauren Hagans, Jeffrey Funaro*, James Parks, Zilong Pu.

Stage Manager, Samuel Moses Jones*

Actors Appearing courtesy of Actors Equity.

The first reading was produced by the Tisch Graduate Musical Theater department on April 7, 2009. Featuring Leo Ash Evens, Claybourne Elder, Patricia Noonen,, Anne Nathan.

The workshop production was produced by the Tisch Graduate Musical Theater program, on July 14-16, 2012 at Frederick Lowe theater. Featuring Remi Geminario, Gerard Lanzerotti, Monet Julia Sabel, Alyssa Florio and Kimberly Chatterjee.

The Creative Team includes: Bomi Lee, Composer, is based in New York and Korea. Working with her collaborator, Young, she wrote the scores to Bradley Cole, which had a full-production workshop courtesy of NYU in Frederic Lower Theatre, New York (2012), and Truth and Other Lies, which was premiered in Producer's Club, New York (2009). She composed and arranged the music of La Révolution, which was performed in Yeon-Woo Theatre in Korea for 2 month (2012). Her work has been featured at NYU Tisch, York Theatre (NEO6), Joe's Pub, Triad Theatre and many various venues. She holds an MFA in Musical Theatre Writing from NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

Jason Young, Book & Lyrics, grew up in Florida where he began his professional career as an art director for Walt Disney Entertainment designing special events and shows in Disney's international theme parks. He eventually made his way to New York where he received his MFA at NYU Tisch Graduate Musical Theatre Writing program in 2009. In New York, Jason's work has been seen at the TRIAD, The Lee Strasburg Institute, CAP21, York Theatre, and Lincoln Center. Bradley Cole received its first New York reading in April 2009, and a workshop production in 2012, courtesy of NYU.

Geoffrey Goldberg, Director, has worked on Broadway, regionally, and internationally. Credits Include: Mary Poppins on Broadway (Associate Kids Director); Mary Poppins, Mexico City (Asst. Director); The First Gentleman (NYC Workshop, Associate Director); A Year on the Road (Kennedy Center; Director/Writer); God's Country (Assoc Dir, NYMF); Urinetown (Asst. Director, CAP21). Performing Credits: Mary Poppins (Broadway & First Nat'l Tour), Chitty...Bang (First Nat'l Tour), 42nd Street (Asian Tour), and more. He has a BFA from NYU/Tisch. Geoffrey also runs his own photography business, and teaches around the country. www.geoffrey-goldberg.com

Ming Aldrich-Gan, Music Director, was recently seen Off-Broadway as the music director and keyboardist for Spandex. A graduate of Bard College & Conservatory of Music, with a B.M. in piano performance and a B.A. in computer science & math, his true passion has always been for musical theater. At college, he directed and music- directed Sweeney Todd and The Fantasticks, and was involved in many other shows as a music director, pianist/keyboardist, and actor. After graduating in 2010, he spent an additional year in residence at Bard as a Collaborative Piano Fellow, working with students of the Graduate Vocal Arts Program led by Dawn Upshaw. Subsequent music-directing credits in Upstate New York include the Schenectady Light Opera Company's Hairspray (named "best local musical" of the 2012-13 season by the Times Union), the Troy Acting Guild's next to normal, and Legally Blonde at Cohoes Music Hall. He now lives in New York City.

Nickey Frankel, set and costume design/producer, has worked as a designer at The Public Theater, Second Stage Theatre, Classic Stage, ST. Ann's Warehouse and Manhattan Theater Club. She has produced Mr. Kolpert at the Gene Frankel Theater, THE CORN MAIDEN, an adaption of a Joyce Carol Oates novella and at the NYC Fringe Festival. She is the executive producer of Preview of the Arts and a multi media artist.

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