Theatrical Oratorio EASTER MYSTERIES Plays this Weekend from 4/11 - 4/13
There will be special presentations of Easter Mysteries a theatrical oratorio for a modern audience by John O'Boyle this Friday &Saturday, April 11 & 12 at 8pm; and on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 7pm at the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew, 263 West 86th Street (at West End Ave.) NYC.
The talented cast includes: J. B. Adams (Far From Heaven, Parade), Michael Andrako (Fiddler on the Roof),Stella Boonshoft, Mark Campbell (Mama Mia), A. J. Cedeno, Sarah Charles, Alma Cuervo (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Cabaret), Michael Deleget (Goodspeed's Most Happy Fella), Ali Ewoldt (Les Miserables), Jazmin Gorsline (My Fair Lady), Jessica Kahkoska, Laura Kaldis, Paul Louis Lessard,Michael Pesce, Spencer Plachy (Romeo and Juliet, The Mystery of Edwin Drood), Trisha Rapier (Sister Act,The Boy From Oz), Ken Robinson (Memphis, Baby It's You), Michael Scott (110 in the Shade, Follies), A. J. Shively (La Cage aux Folles), Tony-nominee Walter Willison (Two by Two, Pippin). Chelsie Nectow, and Eileen Aurelia have also joined the cast of Easter Mysteries.
Easter Mysteries is directed by Donald Brenner (The Most Ridiculous Thing You Ever Hoid, NYMF Award of Excellence), with Musical Direction by Micah Young (Best Music Director of NYMF 2013), with Stage Management by Don Myers. John O'Boyle (Music, Book, and Lyrics) last season was one of the producers of,Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike, and the RSC production of Matilda. He is a member of Dramatist Guild and ASCAP.
Ted Chapin, President of Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization said, the "oratorio is both theatrical and heartfelt. I commend [John] for taking on the challenge, and I think he has succeeded in creating a modern work that will speak to a wide group, those who care about the big questions we all struggle with." "The piece has a contemporary sensibility combined with passionate storytelling and accessible melodies. One day I hope to conduct this moving piece" stated Kristen Blodgette, Broadway Musical Supervisor, Conductor (The Phantom of the Opera, Mary Poppins, Evita)