Full Cast Set for CRUDE - THE MUSICAL at NYMF
The full cast is set for CRUDE - THE MUSICAL, an official selection of the 2016 New York Musical Festival (NYMF). CRUDE is one of 10 new musicals to be presented as readings at the festival this month.
CRUDE is a musical romp through the world of big oil and high stakes PR, where solar start-ups and the press are pawns in a game of corporate intrigue.
Directed at NYMF by Ilana Ransom Toeplitz, the readings will be performed on July 14 (7:30 p.m) and July 19 (11:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m) at Playwrights Horizons, 416 West 42nd Street. More info at www.nymf.org/crude
The full cast of CRUDE-THE MUSICAL includes Emily Ferranti (Broadway and National Tour: Wicked), Nina Hennessey (Broadway: Bye Bye Birdie, Les Miserables), Hugh Hysell (Off Broadway: Perfect Crime. Tour: The Phantom Of the Opera), Kimberly JaJuan (Broadway: Ragtime, Smokey Joes Café),Susannah Jones (National Tour: A Christmas Story. Regional: Company at Bucks County), Alex Kidder (Metropolitan Opera. Regional: Ragtime at Westchester Broadway), Paul HeeSang Miller (Broadway: The King and I, Mamma Mia), Trent Mills (National Tour and Toronto: Evil Dead The Musical),Michael Siktberg (NYMF: Are You There Morgan Freeman? Regional:Buddy at Theater By the Sea), George Slotin (Workshop: A Bronx Tale-The Musical, Regional: Show Boat at Shubert Boston) and Amaker Smith(Broadway: Priscilla Queen of the Desert, TV: Smash)
CRUDE is music directed by Jonathan Ivie (Broadway: Rock of Ages, Off Broadway: Natasha Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, 50 Shades-The Musical), with dramaturgy by Cate Cammarata (My Life Is a Musical). CRUDE's book and score is by Maureen Condon who has been active in the Boston musical scene for more than a decade.
Tickets for CRUDE may be obtained by visiting www.nymf.org/crude. Industry professionals may request tickets by emailing CrudeTheMusical@gmail.com