Raw Impressions Music Theatre Marathon Begins February 7

The Raw Impressions first Music Theatre Marathon 2005 at Here Arts Center Begins on February 7-23

What is Raw Impressions Music Theatre?
8 composers and 8 writers are randomly paired on a Friday evening.
They are given guidelines to create a 10-minute new music theatre piece.
They write it in under 48 hours. 3 days for rewrites. 4 days for rehearsal.
And then YOU get to see it.

Raw Impressions has been called "The Best of the Best" (Backstage), "A jewel of New York music theatre" (NY Press), and was the recipient of the Jonathan Larson Award for Artistic Vision and Commitment to Developing New Music Theatre.

This year's talented cast of participants include: Ta'Rea Campbell (Aida), Colleen Hawks (Boy from Oz, Smokey Joe's Café), Stacey Sergeant (The Exonerated), Sharon Wheatley (Cats, Les Mis, Phantom), Charlotte Cohn (La Boheme), Rodrick Covington (Lion King), Kevin Hale (Hairspray), Jay Aubrey Jones (Cats, How to Succeed), Daniel Levine (The Rocky Horror Show, Jesus Christ Superstar),and Scott Watanabe (Pacific Overtures, Phantom of the Opera).

RIMT #16 February 7,8,9 – Week One includes the talents of (RIMT #17 & 18 TBA soon):

WRITERS

Jimmy Bennett, Kara Corthron, Patricia Jang, Tajlei Levis Adam B. Mathias, Brett Nicholson, Saviana Stanescu, Justin Warner

COMPOSERS

Brad Alexander, Robert Bledsoe, Joan Marie Delahunt, Adam Gwon, Brian Lowdermilk, Ron Melrose, Nana Simopoulos, David Turner

PERFORMERS

Aaron Berk, Alison Cimmet, Jackie Comisar, Kevin Hale, Colleen Hawks Jeff Hiller, Matt Mager, Danny Rothman, Amy Silverman, Lucy Sorensen

DIRECTORS

Eamonn Farrell & Joe Locarro

MUSIC DIRECTORS

Eric Johnston & Douglas Maxwell



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