ROCKY's Luis Salgado to Direct SONG OF SOLOMON at NYC Thespis Festival
The World Premier of Song of Solomon starts rehearsals today. Created by: Andrew Beall & Neil Van Leeuwen Song of Solomon is a tragic, epic romance, based on the Biblical Song of Songs. Set in ancient Israel, we follow the secret romance between King Solomon and a brilliant young vineyard girl, Almah, who inspires the most famous love poetry of all time. The stakes are Solomon's life, the woman he loves, and the fate of Israel."
Presented as part of the NYC Thespis Festival , the show will be Performing at The Actor's Temple - 339 West 47th Street in Manhattan. The cast includes Evan McCormack, Ann McCormack, Danicah Waldo, Casey Manning, Levin Valayil, Jonathan D. Morales, Rocio Lopez, Shannen Rae, Alessandra Baldacchino in leading roles as well as key ensemble members Lindsay Bayer, Anthony Logan Cole, Aaron Dalla Villa, Dylna C. Digel, Tim Fitzsimons, Leslie Kyle Hudson, Andrea Nevil, Jennifer O'Neill, Tony Paterniti, Hannah Rable, Megan Tischhauser, & Greg Uliasz.
Salgado, who in recent years has directed successful shows in Peru such as Candela Fuerza y Pasion and Aniversario Sin Cuenta, made his directorial debut in NYC with the family musical Amigo Duende. This will be the first time he directs for the Thespis Festival in NYC.
"It's a great challenge" says Luis Salgado, "This show is an epic music journey from beginning to end and as part of the festival we are challenged to take away over an hour of the script and still allow the audience to experience the deep catharsis that these great writers are seeking. I am thrilled to be collaborating with such a smart group of creative minds who are very passionate about these piece"
The Salgado Productions team consulting all departments are Lighting Designer: Herrick Goldman, Scenic Consultant: Kate Rance, Costume Consultant: Harry Nadal, Production Supervisor Heather Hogan, Assistant Director Valeria Cossu and General Management will be in the hands of Salgado productions.
Performance dates are Tuesday, August 26th at 9:00p, Friday, August 29th at 9:00p and Sunday, August 31st at 4:30pm
For more information visit www.salgadoproductions.com
For tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/782981