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BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Zak Resnick Sings Zoe Sarnak's 'Reason to Fall'

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Here is Zak Resnick singing "Reason to Fall" by Zoe Sarnak from her musical The Years Between: a poignant window into lives, loves, and dreams of the new "lost generation" set to a rock, folk, pop and soul score. The piece centers on Piper, a 27 year-old modern Peter Pan living in a modern American city, and the group of millennials in her life. They struggle financially, change jobs, and move through long term but non-committal relationships in a snapshot of the "boomerang" (NY Times) generation and their idealized, if sometimes misguided, search for purpose. One of those friends is Damon, parentless and fiercely loyal to his friends and relationships. Damon has his heart broken by BA, the woman he thought he'd marry. He revisits their old apartment together and standing in a ghost-town of their memories he sings.
ZOE SARNAK is an award winning composer, lyricist and playwright. She graduated from Harvard University where Sarnak's The Quad was produced at Harvard's Loeb Experimental Theatre and she was awarded the Ann Radcliffe Trust. Sarnak wrote the book, music and lyrics for Mixtape, featured in Silent Street Productions 2012 season, A Lasting Impression, winner of Pace New Musicals 2012, produced Off-Broadway at the 4th Street Theatre at NYTW in August 2012, winner of the 2013 NJ Playwright's contest, and performed in concert by Cutting Edge Composers, and The Years Between, performed at 54 Below and workshopped in Musical Theatre Factory's 2014 season. Sarnak won the 2015 Davenport Songwriting contest and was a finalist for NY Stage & Film's Founders award. Her music has been featured by The Lilly Awards, New York Musical Theatre Festival and more, and in venues from Playwrights Horizons and New York Theatre Workshop to Joe's Pub and the Highline Ballroom. Zoe is one half of the indie folk/pop band, she, featured in #sheSESSIONS recorded live from The End Studios.
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