Violet Productions to Stage PIECES as Part of PCTF, 5/17-6/2
Violet Productions will present PIECES the Musical, as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity ("PCTF"), May 12 through June 8/ Paradise Factory Upstairs Theatre. Tickets $18 (for tickets visit www.planetconnections.org)
From the award-winning creators of Pageant Princess, the provocative new musical Pieces. directed by Nick Radu, tells the story of Tabby Morgan, a woman who is desperately trying to survive in a world that she can't remember experiencing.
Pieces is the first musical based on Dissociative Identity Disorder, otherwise known as multiple personality disorder, and it takes a realistic and compassionate look into the life of a multiple; her struggle to cope in a world that she can't remember experiencing. This innovative new musical reaches into the deepest part of the human psyche to find how a shattered mind journeys through the dark terrors of the past and the elusive stability of the present to the hope of a brighter future.
Pieces stars Kristen Penner as Tabby; Book, Music and Lyrics by Kristen Penner, Lorelei Mackenzie and Joni Ernst; Music Director/Orchestrator by Adam Baritot; and Dramaturgy by Shaun Peknic (Associate Director of Once.
AWARDS: Best Supporting Actress PCTF '12 - Kristen Penner; Best Music and Lyrics PCTF '12 - Kristen Penner, Lorelei Mackenzie and Joni Ernst; Pageant Princess won four awards at PCTF and had 12 nominations.
Saturday, May 17 at 4:30pm
Sunday, May 18 at 6:30pm
Monday, May 19 at 8pm
Tuesday, May 20 at 8:30pm
Wednesday, May 28 at 5:30pm
Friday, May 30 at 9pm
Saturday, May 31 at 8:30pm
Monday, June 2 at 4:30pm
Performance Venue: Paradise Factory Upstairs Theatre at 64 East 4th Street
The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity is New York's premiere eco-friendly/socially conscious not-for-profit arts festival. Fostering a diverse cross-section of performances and events, the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity seeks to inspire artists and audiences both creatively and fundamentally, in a festive atmosphere forming a community of like-minded artists. At the heart of the Festivity are like-minded individuals striving to create professional, meaningful theatre, music and film, while supporting organizations which give back to the community at large.