Dates Set for East and West Coast Memorial Services for BARE Composer Damon Intrabartolo
Earlier this month, BroadwayWorld reported that Damon Intrabartolo, who wrote the music for BARE, passed away on August 13 in Arizona where he has been living the last few years. He was 39 years old.
It was just announced on his memorial Facebook page that a New York memorial will be held on September 30th at Saint Clement's Church (46th Street), and his Los Angeles memorial on September 23rd at Pasadena Playhouse.
In lieu of flowers, Intrabartolo's parents would like donations in his name to be sent to St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance, where Damon was an avid volunteer. (Tribute Department, 2831 North 31st Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85009, Attn: Pat Fehlaber). A special fund will be set up in Damon's name.
Intrabartolo attended the University of Southern California and departed before graduation to work with John Ottman on The Usual Suspects. Damon collaborated with Ottman for 13 years orchestrating and conducting films such as: Halloween H20 (1998), Lake Placid (1999), Bubble Boy (2001), Pumpkin (2002), Eight Legged Freaks (2002), X2: X-Men United (2003), Gothika (2003), Cellular (2004), Hide and Seek (2005), Fantastic Four (2005), Superman Returns (2006). He also contributed a score to "Corpus Christi", directed by bare's Kristin Hanggi that was presented in Los Angeles.
He composed the musical Bare, a Pop Opera; his company God Help! Productions also produced the world premiere in Los Angeles. He composed and produced the musical Ann E. Wrecksick and the Odyssey of the Bulimic Orphans. Both shows played in Los Angeles and New York City. He composed the musical Plop which workshopped in Los Angeles.