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Nicholas Christopher and Kerstin Anderson Lead Podcast Recording of DARLING in Concert Tonight

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Tonight, Hamilton's Nicholas Christopher will play Peter in a complete concert presentation of Darling, Ryan Scott Oliver's dark deconstruction of Peter Pan. Darling will be the first musical recorded for The Score, a new podcast focused on new musicals. Darling will be recorded live at Le Poisson Rouge; showtimes are 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM.

Christopher plays opposite newcomer Kerstin Anderson (starring as Maria in the latest Sound of Music tour) as the eponymous heroine. Brennyn Lark (Les Miserables) will play Lily. Rounding out the cast will be Ethan Carlson (Rope), Chris D'Amico (History Boys), Jeff Heimbrock (Book of Mormon), John-Michael Lyles (Jasper in Deadland), Jackson Perrin (NYMF's Ludo's Broken Bride), Daniel Quadrino (Wicked), and Daniel Yearwood (Lincoln Center's American Songbook Series) as the Lost Boys. Talya Groves (Motown), Gerianne Perez (Vocalosity, NYMF's Fable), Catherine Ricafort (Holiday Inn, Allegiance) and Emily Rogers (If/Then) will play Lily's Dolls. Also featuring P.J. Griffith (Giant) as The Captain and other roles.

Darling features book, music and lyrics by Ryan Scott Oliver (35mm: A Musical Exhibition, Jasper in Deadland) and was conceived by Brett Ryback. With a classic sound set in the modern age, it tells the story of "a nameless girl called Darling who is rescued from an asylum for 'troubled youngsters' by the provocative rent-boy Peter. The young man steals her to the Second Slum, a seedy underground of jazz, sex, and a mysterious white powder called Dust."

Darling will be presented as a complete musical presentation in 90 minutes, led by music director Rodney Bush and accompanied by a 7-piece orchestra. Orchestrations are by Oliver, with additional orchestrations by Solomon Hoffman and Ryan Fielding Garrett. Fernanda Douglas serves as music assistant.

The Score is a new podcast dedicated to bringing the coolest musical theater right into your head. Created and produced by Michael Kimmel, John DeLore, and Allison Bressi, these concerts, recorded live at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City bring you a full musical every episode. Dangerous, exciting, and ambitious new shows people will be talking about for years. If you love musical theater, you'll definitely want to know The Score.

Darling is produced by WalkRunFly an award-winning multimedia producing company dedicated to developing new content for theater, film, and TV.

Founded by Warren Adams and Brandon Victor Dixon, the company co-produced the multi-award winning Broadway productions of Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Of Mice and Men. WalkRunFly has several projects in development in New York, London, and Nashville.

Darling is also produced in associate with Nessie Nankivell.

Limited tickets available for tonight at $20. To purchase tickets to the 7 PM show: lpr.com/lpr_events/score-presents-darling-new-musical-early-show-september-19th-2016. To purchase tickets to the 9:30 PM show: lpr.com/lpr_events/score-presents-darling-new-musical-late-show-september-19th-2016.


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