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Caitlin Kinnunen Joins Desi Oakley's New Musical THE LIGHT EFFECT

THE LIGHT EFFECT is about a young woman who discovers that she has a superpower to see individuals who are silently experiencing suicidal ideation.

Caitlin Kinnunen Joins Desi Oakley's New Musical THE LIGHT EFFECT

Tony Award Nominee Caitlin Kinnunen (THE PROM, BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY) will star in THE LIGHT EFFECT, an original musical by Broadway star Desi Oakley. The show will be presented in concert form at Green Room 42 on Thursday, June 30, 2022, at 7:00 PM. THE LIGHT EFFECT concert cast will also feature Christiani Pitts, Chris Tamayo, Becca White, and Michael Wingate.

THE LIGHT EFFECT is about a young woman in New York City whose life changes when she discovers that she has a superpower to see individuals who are silently experiencing suicidal ideation. In the process, she illuminates their unique worth by reminding them that they're enough. THE LIGHT EFFECT concert cast will also feature Christiani Pitts, Chris Tamayo, Becca White, and Michael Wingate.

The show will feature all original songs, composed by Oakley and supported by all-female orchestra The Broadway Sinfonietta. The show is developed and directed by WILL NUNZIATA. A portion of the concert proceeds will go to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. A representative of the NYC Chapter of AFSP will be in attendance to give more resources and information about their work and the messaging of the show. Oakley created this show as someone who has been affected by suicide, to bring awareness and inspire hope.

Tickets are on sale now on The Green Room 42 website, starting at $15, with an online streaming ticket also available for $19.

THE GREEN ROOM 42, Broadway's Off-Night Hotspot, recently celebrated its two-year anniversary as the theater district's premiere destination for live music events and nightclub acts. The space lets audiences experience shows featuring Broadway's biggest names and emerging talent up close and personal like no other space in the world. During the shows, guests can enjoy Mediterranean-inspired dishes alongside signature cocktails, craft beer and curated wine lists with no food/drink minimum. Tickets can be purchased at www.TheGreenRoom42.com. The Green Room 42 is located at 570 Tenth Avenue inside YOTEL in New York City.



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