MEGA STAGE TUBE: Listen to THE CRAFT - THE MUSICAL Demos; Set for NYC Reading This Year
THE CRAFT: The Musical is a brand new musical inspired by the 1996 cult film of the same name. The show tells the story of four teenage girls who dabble in witchcraft and try to use magic to fix all the problems in their lives. Unfortunately, their spells have serious and unforeseen consequences...
Click below to listen to demo tracks from the musical, including "The Dream / Now is the Time", "A Perfect Circle", "Witches!", "Manon", "With Perfect Love & Perfect Trust", "Light as a Feather", "Blessed Be", and "The Invocation"!
The show began development in 2012. A demo was recorded and released in May of that year. A partial reading is currently planned to take place in Illinois this month with a more substantial workshop/reading lined up in NYC later this year.
Kevin Michael JONES (Composer/Lyricist) Kevin is the composer and lyricist of THE CRAFT: The Musical. He holds a bachelor's degree in Music Education from Millikin University in Decatur, IL and is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Vocal Pedagogy. Kevin has performed in and directed a variety of opera and musical theatre productions. Along with THE CRAFT, he is currently developing two other musicals. The first is a musical adaptation of the 1999 cult film, Drop Dead Gorgeous, and t?he second is an original show titled SAMHAIN: Tales of All Hallow's Eve.
Shakina Nayfack (Director) Shakina Nayfack is a theatre director, choreographer, producer and performance artist with a passion for developing new work. Shakina produced and directed world premiers of The Poor Players by Dan LeFranc (Actors Theatre of Santa Cruz) and Cosa Rara by Butchlalis de Panochtitlan (Highways Performance Space, Los Angeles) and has facilitated the development process of many other new plays and musicals. In addition to working on The Craft: The Musical, Shakina's largest long-term project is JUNK: A Rock Opera, originated by the Swedish pop band Brainpool (www.JunkRockOpera.com). Shakina is also the Associate Producer at Barrington Stage Company. BSC directing credits: Évelyne de la Chenelière's Bashir Lazhar (American premier) and the annualSongs By Ridiculously Talented Composers and Lyricists You Probably Don't Know But Should, with two-time Tony Award winning composer William Finn. BSC Producing credits: Joe Iconis' The Black Suits, Rajiv Joseph's North Pool, and the upcoming Southern Comfort by Dan Collins and Julianne Wick Davis. Other directing projects currently in development: Jahn Sood's The Disappearing Man,Maladapted: an autobiography, and Jack the Ripper by Rettino, Guerrero, and Peterson. BA University of California, Santa Cruz, MFA PhD University of California, Riverside. Member, SDC.
PETER FILARDI (Film Script/Screenplay Writer) The book for THE CRAFT: The Musical is adapted from Peter's original film script/screenplay (with permission). Peter is from Mystic, Connecticut and attended Boston University's undergraduate film studies program. Filardi's film writing credits include Flatliners, The Craft and Ricky 6. Filardi also wrote for the popular television seriesMacGyver. Filardi's directorial debut was for the film Ricky 6 which won a Prix du Public at the Fantasia Film Festival, Montreal 2000. Filardi is currently working on an untitled disaster miniseries for Robert Greenwald Productions/FX television; an adaptation of Clive Barker's History of the Devil; and a new adaptation of Stephen King's It for Warner Bros. Television.
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