ALL YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED Opens Tomorrow at Geva Theatre Center
Tomorrow evening the curtain lifts on the world premiere of All Your Questions Answered, a new play by two-time Tony Winner Greg Kotis at Geva Theatre Center. Directed by Sean Daniels, All Your Questions Answered will run in the Fielding Nextstage from September 29 - October 13, 2013.
An evening of short, silly, subversive, satirical plays and charming, musical numbers where hijinks ensue. Two-time Tony Award-winner Greg Kotis answers all your questions. All of them.
Greg Kotis is the author of many plays and musicals including Urinetown (Book/Lyrics), for which he won an Obie Award and two Tony Awards, Michael von Siebenburg Melts Through the Floorboards, The Boring-est Poem in the World, Yeast Nation(Book/Lyrics), The Truth about Santa, Pig Farm, Eat the Taste and Jobey and Katherine. His work has been produced and developed in theatres across the country and around the world. This fall, Kotis will be collaborating with his Urinetown co-creator Mark Hollman and the director of All Your Questions Answered, Sean Daniels, on a new musical about corporate greed, young love and zombies, commissioned by True Love Productions, which will be workshopped at the University of Texas in Austin.
All Your Questions Answered is a collection of short sketches written at various points throughout Kotis' career, drawing inspiration from his work with the Dad's Garage in Atlanta, Neo-Futurists of Chicago and the Humana Festival in Louisville. All Your Questions Answered features seven songs by Kotis, many of which were written for this particular production.
The cast for All Your Questions Answered is comprised of students from area universities forming the Geva Theatre Center Conservatory: John Amir, Teresa Campbell, John Cummings, Nicole Cupo, Kara Dudley, Katie Ganem, Stella Kammel, Sarah Melnyk, James St. Jean, Brian Ziemann and are
All Your Questions Answered is directed by Sean Daniels, Geva's Director of Artistic Engagement/Artist at Large. The Artistic Team includes Amanda Doherty (Costume Design), Emily Stork (Lighting Design), and Becca Poccia (Dramaturg)
This production is Geva's entry into the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival with performances in the Fielding Nextstage on September 19 through September 28. The production will continue to run in the Fielding Nextstage after the Fringe Festival through October 13.
Photo by Colin Huth