Christian Montgomery, Paul Scanlan and More to Star in Rainbow Theatre Project's D.C. Premiere Reading of YANK!, 5/5
Next Monday, The Rainbow Theatre Project presents the final installment of their inaugural season - a concert reading of the much-touted Off Broadway musical YANK! by brothers David and Joseph Zellnik. Co-directed by Factory 449 Producing Artistic Director Rick Hammerly and the Director of Artistic Programming at Ford's Theatre, Patrick Pearson, with Musical direction and accompaniment by Adam Wiggins, YANK! plays at Source in D.C. on Monday, May 5, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Hammerly and Pearson hand-picked some of the best up-and-coming talent from the D.C. musical theatre scene for the cast, including performers who have recently been seen on onstage at Signature Theatre, Ford's Theatre Society, Arena Stage, Olney Theatre Center and Keegan Theatre. YANK! features Christian Montgomery (Stu), Paul Scanlan (Mitch), Robert Mintz (Artie), Vaughn Irving (Tennessee), Kurt Boehm (Czechowski), Joshua Dick (Professor), Lou Steele (Rotelli), Aaron Bliden (Cohen), Chris Sizemore (Sarge/Scarlett), Rick Westerkamp (Melanie), Ryan Patrick Welsh (India), and Maria Egler (Louise/all females).
All of The Rainbow Theatre Project's inaugural season readings are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served at Source, located at 1835 14th Street, NW in Washinton, D.C.
Source is located approximately 2 blocks from the U Street/Cardozo Metro Station. Street Parking is also available.
Doors open at 7:00 p.m. with events kicking off at 7:30 p.m. There will be one intermission during the concert reading of YANK!.
Visit www.rainbowtheatreproject.org for more information about the company.
The Rainbow Theatre Project is committed to being the premiere theatre for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community in the Nation's Capital by presenting plays and musicals that reflect the unique experiences, interests and history of the LGBT community. Each of the inaugural season's readings consist of a play from the LGBT canon paired with a commissioned ten-minute play read before each classic work.