BWW TV: Vivian Reed & Deborah Cox Talk THE COUNTESS OF STORYVILLE
Amas Musical Theatre and The Countess of Storyville, present a developmental workshop of the new musical by Martin Silvestri (music), Joel Higgins (lyrics) and R.M. Cohen (book). This epic story of lust, love, mystery and murder continues through February 15 at The Peter J. Sharp Theatre (416 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues). Lynne Taylor-Corbett directs. The show's stars, Vivian Reed and Deborah Cox chatted with BroadwayWorld about the production and you can check out what they had to say below!
The Countess of Storyville tells the mystery-laden tale of "Countess" Willie Dupree, a celebrated Parisian prostitute, on the occasion of her 1910 return to New Orleans, the city of her birth, where her mother was executed for murder years earlier. Dupree is about to open a sumptuous new bordello in the Storyville red light district, the demimonde saturated in race and revolution, sex and secrecy - and voodoo.
The show stars Tony Award nominee Vivian Reed (Bubbling Brown Sugar), Grammy Award nominee Deborah Cox (Jekyll & Hyde) and Enrique Acevedo (Giant), Jeremy Benton (42nd Street), Gavin Gregory (The Color Purple), Peter Cormican (Lady in the Dark), Brittney Lee Hamilton (Cookin'), Jamie LaVerdiere (Memphis),Doreen Montalvo (In the Heights), Paul Schoeffler (Rock of Ages) are Cleve Asbury (How To Succeed...), Breanna Bartley (Black Nativity Now), Trevor Braun (Billy Elliott), Liam James Daniels (Pilot Fish - NYMF), Leah Edwards(Master Class), Sydney Harcourt (The Lion King), Christine LaDuca (Distant Thunder), Kevin B. McGlynn (Flambe Dreams) ,Kate Marilley (Billy Elliott), Joshua Price (Freckleface Strawberry), Bruce Sabath (Company), Kit Treece (A Chorus Line) and Bryant Johnson (Camelot).
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