New Musical FREEDOM'S SONG Set for The Underground October 14-15

John Forslund and JD Productions presents Freedom's Song, a new musical by Alison Holman and Caleb Collins, which will make its New York City debut tonight as part of the N.E.W. Musicals Concert Series. The sold-out production will play on Monday, October 14th at 7:30 PM and Tuesday, October 15th at 8:00 PM at The Underground, 955 West End Avenue (corner of 107th Street). Due to popular demand, another performance will be added in November. According to press notes Collins and Holman's new musical is an epic interracial love story chronicling the lives of multiple interwoven characters within the tragedies and triumphs during the Civil War era. You can reserve tickets for an added performance or add yourself to the waiting list by e-mailing All tickets are $20.00 with a two drink minimum.

Direction is by Jacob Braun, with a cast that includes Lawrence Neals (Julie Taymor's Juan Darien: A Carnival Mass); Lauren Testerman; Danny Wilfred; Tim Hein; John Cormier; Tiffany Renee; MJ Rodriguez (Off-Broadway revival of Rent); Kimberly Faye Greenberg (Ghostlight at NYMF); Brian Childers (Off-Broadway's Danny and Sylvia); Patryce Williams (Show Boat at North Shore Music Theatre); Brock Goben; Victoria Pace (Off-Broadway's Mimi and Gustav in Love and Pirates!); and Marcus Desion. Holman and Collins will also musical direct the evening, with Collins at the piano. Holman's next project is that of musical director for December's highly anticipated, star-studded industry reading of the musical Ghostlight. Collins is a popular gospel singer, whose albums include the self-titled Caleb Collins; Caleb Collins: Christmas; Dream; and Caleb Collins! Live In Memphis. Outside of solo performances, Caleb has also had the privilege of performing with several prominent artists including David Archuleta, and Orla Fallon (Celtic Women), among many others. Caleb has received two Dove Award nominations for his songwriting and several of his songs have reached the charts in gospel radio. This is Collins and Holman's first musical as a songwriting team together.

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