Town Stages Presents An Industry Reading Of BILLY AND THE GOLDEN PENCIL: A SUPERHERO MUSICAL
TOWN STAGES presents an industry reading of Billy and the Golden Pencil: A Superhero Musical at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC January 21, 2019 at 7pm
Town Stages presents an industry reading of Billy and the Golden Pencil: A Superhero Musical at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC on Monday, January 21, 2019 (MLK Day) at 7pm.
Billy is 12 years old, an avid drawer and aspiring comic book artist who comes home one day from school and suddenly, a box containing a Golden Pencil falls from the sky and anything he draws with it comes to life. Billy's universe becomes quickly wrapped up in a superhero world of possibility, newfound powers, bullies, and responsibility, but he has to learn the difference between drawing inside and outside of the lines.
CAST Andrew Cristi* (Miss You Like Hell at The Public, A Christmas Story: The Musical on Broadway); Jennifer Haining (Ladies in Waiting at Fringe International, The Bad Years w/ Kerrigan & Loudermilk); Joanna Carpenter (Into the Woods at Prospect Theater, Sunfish at the DIMF Festival); Kennedy Kanagawa* (The Good Swimmer at BAM, Dinner with Georgette at NYTW); Lauren Karaman* (Project Runway, Commercial Actress, Body Positivity Activist); Olivia Abiassi (2018 Acting Resident at The Flea, Lost and Guided at The Goodman); Troy Hussman* (Radio City Christmas Spectacular / National Tour); Danny Wilfred* (A Christmas Story / National Tour)
*Indicates AEA Member
"The Sokoloff Arts Fellowship Program is a platform for exceptional art makers like Steven Kopp who are transforming the world - one endeavor, one story, and one song at a time," said Robin Sokoloff, executive director of Town Stages. "Billy and the Golden Pencil is a very special work that will touch hearts and minds everywhere by inspiring the very best in us to strive, to fail, to try again, and reach higher than ever."