Chase Brock to Choreograph TAMAR OF THE RIVER; Jeremy Greenbaum and Aaron Komo Join the Cast
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Prospect Theater Company is one of America's leading producers of new musical theater, and has been honored to receive a 2013 National Theatre Company Grant from the American Theatre Wing. Since 2000, the company has fully produced more than 20 premiere musicals in New York City, in addition to new plays and numerous re-inventions of classic works. Year-round, Prospect supports developmental opportunities for emerging musical theater writers, especially through our annual musical theater lab. Prospect was founded in 1998 by five graduates of Princeton University in order to allow a diverse group of emerging theater professionals to work together in pursuit of artistic excellence and innovation. The company membership now includes a network of almost 1,000 affiliated artists. Notable productions include: the Drama Desk Award-winning Working - A Musical(2012), Unlock'd (2013), Iron Curtain (2006, 2011), Myths and Hymns (2012), Cole Porter's NYMPH ERRANT (2012), With Glee (2010), The Blue Flower (2008), Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge (2009), The Hidden Sky (2010), Illyria (2002, 2008), and the Drama-Desk nominated The Pursuit of Persephone (2005).
About Joshua H. Cohen: JOSHUA H. COHEN (Lyricist and Co-Bookwriter) Joshua H. Cohen's honors include a Jonathan Larson Grant (with Marisa Michelson), the Anna Zornio Children's Theatre Playwriting Award for his lyrics to Keep On Walkin', the Chameleon Theatre Circle New Play Award for the musical Ordinary Island (music and lyrics), and a MAC Award nomination for his cult cabaret hit "The Sacrifice of Love" (a.k.a. the waxing song). His play The Thirteenth Commandment (semifinalist, Princess Grace and Playwrights First Awards) had its world premiere with Libra Theater Company this year. Member, Dramatists Guild; 2008-10 Fellow, American Lyric Theatre's Composer-Librettist Development Program; August 2012 CAP21 Writers Residency. BA: Amherst College, MFA: NYU-GMTWP.
About Marisa Michelson: Marisa Michelson (Composer and Co-Bookwriter) A composer, singer and singing teacher, Marisa is in-love with, entranced by, and passionate about the human capacity to sing. She received a 2011 Jonathan Larson Award and 2009 "American Musical Voices: The Next Generation" Award from the Shen Family Foundation. Musicals include Tamar of the River (Signature Theatre; Prospect Theater Company); Scheherazade written with Jason Grote (York Theatre); The Grid (NAMT Residency with Millikin University); Still Life with Toe Shoes (Old Deerfield Productions; Emerson College); Hotel Sarajevo (CAP 21; hotInk Festival; Smith College); The Lovers (Prospect Theater Company; Vineyard Playhouse on Martha's Vineyard; Calliope Theatre Company.) Residencies/commissions/awards: Theatreworks, Palo Alto, New Dramatists, Montclair University, Kennedy Center, St. Botolph Award.
About Daniel Goldstein: Daniel Goldstein (Director) is the director of the Broadway revival of Godspell (2011). His recent projects include Anna Christie (Old Globe), God Of Carnage (Huntington Theater Company), ...Samantha Brown (Goodspeed Musicals), Golden Boy (Juilliard), Annie (St. Louis Muny), Aritficial Fellow Travelerby Ethan Sandler (Williamstown Theater Festival, Black Dahlia Theater Open Door Theater), Clear (O'Neill National Music Theater Conference), True West(Williamstown Theater Festival), Miss Margarida's Way (Bay Street Theater, with Julie Halston), A New Brain at the Toho Theater in Tokyo, The Unauthorized Autobiography Of Samantha Brown (Broadway Across America developmental production), Mary's Wedding at the Two Rivers Theater, and many more. He is a graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in Performance Studies.
About Chase Brock: Chase Brock (Choreographer) Broadway: Picnic; Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. Off-Broadway: The Tempest (Public Works), The Cradle Will Rock (Encores! Off-Center), Venice (Public Lab), The Blue Flower(Second Stage, Lortel nomination for Outstanding Choreography), Lost in the Stars (Encores!). TV: "Late Show with David Letterman," "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade." Video games: Dance on Broadway (Nintendo Wii, PlayStation Move). Opera:Roméo et Juliette (Salzburger Festspiele). Dance: 25 dances for the Brooklyn-based company The Chase Brock Experience.
Photo Credit: Walter McBride