Photo Flash: 'The Slug Bearers' Opening Night Party
The Tony Award-winning Vineyard Theatre (original home of the musicals Avenue Q and [title of show]) celebrated the opening of its newest musical, The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island (Or, The Friends of Dr. Rushower), featuring libretto and drawings by acclaimed cartoonist Ben Katchor and music composed by musician Mark Mulcahy, on Tuesday, February 12 at Osso Bucco on Unversity Place.
Ben Katchor's drawings form the animated background for The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island (Or, The Friends of Dr. Rushower), set in and around Manhattan and on a tropical factory-island of exploited workers.
For more information The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island (Or, The Friends of Dr. Rushower), visit www.vineyardtheatre.org
Photos by Michael Portantiere
Slug Bearers librettist and cartoonist Ben Katchor and Jody Flader
Tom Riis Farrell
Stephen Lee Anderson
Fred Carl (Miracle Brothers) and Sarah Stern
Vineyard Artistic Director Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern
Slug Bearers composer Mark Mulcahy, Honorary Producer Dozier Hasty, Musical Director Erik James, and guitarist Stew Cutler
Lighting Designer Russell H. Champa and Choreographer John Carrafa