MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL, Starring Howie Michael Smith, Makes World Premiere Tonight at Bay Street Theater
Bay Street Theater presents the World Premiere of MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL (tonight, July 29-August 31). This musical comedy book, music and lyrics by Adam Overett, is directed and choreographed by Marlo Hunter. Presented in association with Martin Platt, David Elliott, Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Joan Raffe & Jhett Tolentino, and Patrick Blake, with additional support from the Joseph Stein Fund for new musicals and Adriane and Jerry Cohen.
MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL is about Parker, who isn't like anyone else. When Parker wakes up in the morning and leaves his apartment, he hears people singing, he sees people dancing -- and no other person on earth knows this is happening. Because Parker's life is a musical. And Parker hates musicals. This world premiere features a tuneful new score by Adam Overett and direction and choreography by Marlo Hunter, two rising stars of the musical theater. Follow Parker's journey, both hilarious and human, as he struggles to hide his predicament from the world, tries to save a rock band, is pursued by a mysterious blogger, and possibly even finds love along the way.
The cast stars Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde, Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark) as Randy, Kathleen Elizabeth Monteleone (Hands on a Hardbody, Legally-Blonde: The Musical) as JT, Justin Matthew Sargent (Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, Rock of Ages) as Zach, and Howie Michael Smith (Avenue Q, Carousel) as Parker with an ensemble featuring Wendi Bergamini (The Sound of Music Live!, Evita), Adam Daveline (Unlock'd, Siti Sati), Danyel Fulton(Hair, The Wiz), and Brian Sills (The Lion King, Baby on Board).
The production team includes Marlo Hunter (Director/ Choreographer), Billy Griffin (Associate Choreographer), Vadim Feichtner (Music Director), Marcie Friedman (PSM), Chris Clark (ASM), David L. Arsenault (Set Designer), Amy Clark(Costume Designer), Paul Miller (Lighting Designer), and Tony Melfa (Sound Designer).
Tickets can be purchased online now at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500, open daily 11 am to showtime.
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