Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'

William Finn in his remarks to the opening night audience at Barrington Stage Co said , "I do not want to overpraise Wilbur Aronson and Sam Salmond because I would like you to discover their great talent on your own." He also added in typical Finn fashion "it's the only Mormon show this year you can get tickets to (and it's not really a Mormon show either). I hope you greet it with open arms and an open heart."

The Berkshire first nighters were certainly treated to an inventive, ingenious and inspired theatre experience. As Mr Finn predicted, the audience discovered the great talents of all who were involved in this wonderful product of the Barrington Musical Theatre Lab. The Musical Theatre Lab under the leadership of Tony Award winning William Finn it's Artistic Producer, Julianne Boyd , Artistic Director and TriStan Wilson Managing director presented the world premiere of Mormons, Mothers and Monsters, a quirky new musical with book and lyrics by Sam Salmond and music by Will Aronson. Direction by Adrienne Cambell-Holt. It stars Taylor Trensch (Little Miss Sunshine,
National Tour Spring Awakening), Stanley Bahorek (Broadway Spelling Bee/Def West National Tour Big River), Jill Abramovitz (BSC's See Rock City & Other Destinations, Broadway: 9 to 5: The MusicAl Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me), and Adam Monley (Broadway: Momma Mia!). Sets by Brian Prataher, costumes by Paloma Young, lighting by Grant Yeager, sound by Ryan Peaavey and music direction by Vadim Feichtner. Shakina Nayfack is Ddrama League Directing Fellow, Rose Marie Packer is production stage manager.

Mormons, Mothers and Monsters will be presented at BSC Stage 2 through July 31.

Photo Credit: Stephen Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'
William Finn

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'
Taylor Trensch,Adam Monley,Jill Abramovitz

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'
Taylor Trensch, Jill Abramovitz

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'
Adam Monley,Stanley Bahorek, Taylor Trensch

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'
Taylor Trensch & Adam Monley

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'
Jill Abramovitz & Taylor Trensch

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'
Adam Monley & Taylor Trensch

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'
Stanley Bahorek,Taylor Trensch, Jill Abramovitz,Adam Monley

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'
Stanley Bahorek, Taylor Trensch,Adrienne Cambell-Holt,Adam Monley, Jill Abramovitz, Vadim Feichtner

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'
Will Aronson,Brian Prather,Adrienne Cambell-Holt, William Finn, Natasha Sinha,Sam Salmond

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'
William Finn & EDa Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'
The Party

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'
Mary Ann Quinson Goodman, William Finn, EDa Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'
William Finn, EDa Sorokoff, Sheila Richman, Reba Hough Evenchik

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'
Jill Abramovitz & EDa Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'
Will Aronson

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'
The Party

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening of  MORMONS, MOTHERS and MONSTERS'

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Stephen Sorokoff Stephen is also the cabaret/ music and co-theatre editor of the Times Square Chronicles. He studied at the Manhattan School of Music. Besides being a pianist, Stephen’s business career was in the Fashion Industry. He was CEO of a textile manufacturing facility and President of an international textile machinery company. Stephen was on the Board of Directors of the “First All Children’s Theatre” which brought the Stephen Schwartz musical The Trip and Captain Louie to the Kennedy Center in Wash DC. His wife Eda, an interior space designer and classical pianist was on the Board of Barrington Stage Company and is still active at BSC. Stephen’s photographs, videos and articles appear on Broadwayworld.com, T2Conline.com and The New York Observer. He is active in the entertainment events at the Friars Club, where he is a member. email: stephen@t2conline.com


 
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