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COTTON CANDY AND COCAINE! A New Musical Gets NYC Workshop Theatre C in association with Long Island City Artists Inc. invite you to a workshop production of Cotton Candy and Cocaine!

Cotton Candy and Cocaine takes place in Las Vegas's hottest up-and-coming attraction - Tad Park's Vegas, a glitzy commercial avenue a mile past the renowned Strip. Meet the waiters, bartenders, drag queens, buskers, former prostitutes, costumed characters and others who live to entertain us in this 360-surround experience that pits the denizens of the old Las Vegas against the newcomers who want to revitalize their neighborhood -- all while giving us the time of our lives. Its Old Guard vs. New Guard in this electro-pop musical/dance/libation-lathered party that invites us to join in the fun and be swept up in the sex, dirt and glitter that is Vegas on vacation.

Come join us at the Plaxall Gallery in Long Island City for this beta-test performance of this electric thrill of a musical! Be in on the fun as you get immersed in Tad Park's Vegas while getting to enjoy a glass of wine or beer in the world we have created.

Book & Lyrics - EllaRose Chary
Music & Lyrics - Brandon James Gwinn
Director - Carlos Armesto
Music Director - Billy Thompson
Choreographer - Esther Widlanski

Featuring: Courtney Bassett, Jose Candelaria, Ryan Cassata, Hannah Rose de Flumeri, Jen Fouché, Dylan Hartwell, Daniel K. Isaac, Azudi Onyejekwe, and Tori Scott with Wesley Barnes, Lydia Ruth Dawson, Jake Haynie, Julia Harnet, Melissa Strain, and Tony Williams II

Presented by Theatre C
In association with Long Island City Artists, Inc.

Plaxall Gallery
5-25 46th Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101
September 22-25, 2017

Cotton Candy & Cocaine was developed at Ars Nova as part of its 2014-2015 Uncharted Series. For more information, visit,, or email us at

Admission is free, but a $18 donation is suggested. For tickets, go to

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