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WHO’S YOUR BAGHDADDY Set for Joe's Pub Concert, 2/9

Who's Your Baghdaddy: Or How I Started the Iraq War, winner of the DC Fringe Best Overall Show 2011, will have its first New York concert presentation at Joe's Pub on February 9th at 9:30pm. From writers Marshall Pailet (Triassic Parq - Best Musical FringeNYC '10, Super Claudio Bros - Best Musical DC Fringe '10) and A.D. Penedo (The Three Times She Knocked - Best Playwright Fringe NYC '11) comes a brand new musical comedy, straight from its award-winning run in DC.

Who's Your Baghdaddy tells the true story of three mid-level workers who accidentally started the Iraq War. Comedy ensues? This is the story behind the story, the one you never really heard, told with humor, music, and good oldfashioned show biz panache!

Starring Jesse Swenson (Spring Awakening, The Addams Family), Nehal Joshi (Les Miserables, Falling for Eve), Brandon Espinoza (Gypsy, Big), Alyssa Fox (Wicked – San Francisco),Matthew Myers (JC Superstar Natl Tour – original DC cast "Best Actor" DC Theater Scene),Harry Winter (Gigi Natl Tour – original cast), Tessa Faye, Olli Haaskivi, and Claire Neumann. In addition to winning Best
Overall Show at the 2011 DC Fringe, Who's Your Baghdaddy is in consideration for the National ATCA Steinberg New Play Award and the Osborn Award. Who's Your Baghdaddy: or How I Started the Iraq War is produced by Charlie Fink's New Musical Foundation. Written by Marshall Pailet and A.D. Penedo.

Music directed by Zak Sandler. Assistant directed by Nora Ives. Stage management by Jessica Vachianno.

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