Reading Of A New Musical BONHOEFFER THE MUSICAL Comes to The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Theatre Center

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The new musical BONHOEFFER THE MUSICAL will have industry presentation on Friday, December 14 at 2PM at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Theatre Center. BONHOEFFER THE MUSICAL is directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell, revivial) with book by Richard John Lewis (Hotel Accommodations), music and lyrics by Scott Wilkinson and casting by Michael Cassara.

BONHOEFFER THE MUSICAL features Jennifer Apple (The Calico Buffalo, NYMF), Tom Butwin (Jesus Christ Superstar, regional), Max Chernin (Sunday in the Park), Derrick Cobey (Kiss Me, Kate), Jonas Cohen ("Blue Bloods"), Alex Joseph Grayson (Zuccotti Park, Fringe), Julia Knitel (A Letter to Harvey Milk, Off-Broadway), Jillian Louis, Karen Newman (the Voice of the Detroit Red Wings), Warren G. Nolan, Jr. (How the Grinch Stole Christmas, regional), Lindsay Roberts (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, National Tour), Rashidra Scott (Anything Goes, regional), Tally Sessions (Anastasia), Jim Stanek (Fun Home), April Tini. Against the backdrop of Adolf Hitler's nihilistic regime, the true story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's courage and compassion burns like an eternal flame in the darkness. Instead of kowtowing to the Fuhrer's despicable edicts, he feels duty-bound to stop his beloved country from disintegrating into physical and moral chaos. Bonhoeffer refuses to be a victim, instead he looks forward with an optimism and defiance to a better world. With its emphasis on heroic deeds in the direst of imaginable settings, to say nothing of a love interest, Dietrich Bonhoeffer's story inspires and compels its audience to find the strength within themselves to face their own challenges with evil.

BONHOEFFER is produced by Jill Wilkinson.

Members of the theater industry who would like to attend BONHOEFFER, THE MUSICAL email to RSVP.

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