NEW YORK CITY
Click Here for More Articles on NEW YORK CITY

THE VILLAGE OF VALE Opens At Lincoln Center Education

Article Pixel

THE VILLAGE OF VALE Opens At Lincoln Center EducationBrooklyn-based theater company The Village is pleased to present the World Premiere of its inaugural production, The Village of Vale, in a three-performance limited engagement as part of LC Kids' 2017-2018 Season at The Clark Studio Theater (165 West 65th Street, 7th Floor). LC Kids performance dates are October 28th and 29th at 2pm, and November 4th at 2pm.

In this dark, fairy-tale musical, a mysterious traveler discovers a village where secrets and curses lurk behind every door and knowledge is as potent as it is dangerous. Six performers and a live band tell the stories of an obsessed bookkeeper, a cursed woodsman, and a traveler without a name whose arrival threatens to upend the lives of every villager in Vale.

The Village began collaborating in 2014 on its first workshop production of The Village of Vale at Brooklyn's The Invisible Dog Art Center. It was further developed at New Victory LabWorks at the New Victory Theater during the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons, and as part of Summer Forum 2017 at Lincoln Center Education. In addition, the show has received support from MIDDSummer Play Lab at Middlebury College and an Artist of Choice Award from the Kevin Spacey Foundation.

Written by Jonathan Karpinos (The Average Achievers), Joe Varca (I Was Tom Cruise) and John McGrew (Apollo Run); directed by Joe Varca; starring actors Mayaa Boateng (The Public's Julius Caesar), Jay Dunn (Serious Money) and Tara Giordano (2010 Helen Hayes Award Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical); joined by musical directors Jody Shelton (50 Shades!, Baby Wants Candy) and Katy Pfaffl (War Horse) and musicians Alon Bisk (The Great Comet of 1812, Spring Awakening). Lauren Elder (Hair), Jeff Kerestes (Hamilton, Apollo Run), Sarah Killough (Long Day's Journey Into Night), Regina Strayhorn (Bandits on the Run) and Brad Wentworth (The Sweet Remains). Stage Managed by Edda Simone (Sleep No More, Heisenberg), Scenic Design by Mimi Bai, Costume Design by Sandy Siu (Quantico, The Following), Lighting Design by John Wilder (Ars Nova Ant Fest, Joe's Pub), Sound Design by Matt Shane (Flight of the Conchords, Inner Outlaws).

In addition to the LC Kids performances, The Village of Vale will also be presented to New York City students, in partnership with Lincoln Center Education, for a limited number of shows starting on Tuesday, October 24th.

For tickets, please visit http://kidsportal.lincolncenter.org/events/the-village-of-vale, and for more information about The Village please visit http://www.VillageofVale.com.

Photo credit: Joseph Varca

 



Related Articles

More Hot Stories For You

The Drama Book Shop, Now Co-Owned by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Will Reopen in March
 It was announced today that The Drama Book Shop will reopen its doors in March 2020 at its new Times Square home at 266 West 39th Street (between 7th... (read more)

Voting Now Open For The 2019 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards, Presented by TodayTix!
Voting is NOW OPEN for the 2019 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure y... (read more)

LES MISERABLES Changes Dates of Broadcast in U.S. Cinemas
Les Misérables a?" The Staged Concert will be shown in cinemas across North America on Sunday December 8 & Wednesday, December 11 from the Gielgud The... (read more)

Joél Pérez, Brandon J. Dirden & More Complete Cast for TAKE ME OUT on Broadway
Take Me Out has found its full Broadway cast! Second Stage Theater has announced full casting for the Broadway production of Richard Greenberg's Tony ... (read more)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of DIANA; Featuring Judy Kaye, Erin Davie, Roe Hartrampf, and Jeanna de Waal
The first photo has been released of the four stars of Diana, the upcoming new musical based on the incredible real life story of an icon to end all i... (read more)

VIDEO: SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Cast Recreates Spongebob Memes
It's far from a typical Bikini Bottom day because cast members from Nickelodeon's The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage are recreating some of the most... (read more)