VIDEO: Adam Gwon Crafts Musical for IAN, Episode 5 - 'Clean Your Plate'
It's the episode of Ian that everyone's been craving. This special musical episode is full of food, glorious, food. It's suppertime, and the living is easy, but Ian's pot comes to a boil when a sexy, singing, seductress appears in his kitchen with her very own backup dancers. Who needs Jamie Oliver? We have our own naked chef! These ladies are cooking and so is Ian. Bon Appetit. "Clean Your Plate" is an original musical with music and lyrics by Adam Gwon. Click below to watch the episode!
Next week in the final episode of ian, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical's Jake Epstein (TV: Degrassi, The Next Generation) stars as Black Cowboy in the Spaghetti Western "The Showdown", co starring Sarah Schenkkan (National Tour: Wicked) as Damsel in Distress. ian's outrageous fantasies pay homage to iconic movie genres, starring Ross Evans as Ian, Ariana Shore (Broadway's The Performers) as Ian's Cousin.
STAGE17.tv presents IAN, created, written and directed by ROSS EVANS executive producer ONDINE LANDA ABRAMSON supervising producer DIANA BASMAJIAN director of photography ZACHARY HALBERD.
ROSS EVANS (creator/director/actor) is an NYC based playwright/director. Previous directing credits include - NYC: Finger Paint (Backstage Critics Pick) Fit. (nytheatre.com Best of Fest) RIP JD, Egg a Day, K and L Do New York, and Get a Clue. As an associate director, Ross' most recent credits include Broadway's Venus in Fur, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, White Christmas, Off-Broadway's The Submission (MCC), Old Jews Telling Jokes (Westside Theater), and Ordinary Days (Roundabout Theater Company). Earlier this year, Ross made his Tokyo directing debut with Venus in Fur. Regionally, Ross has worked at the MUNY, Philadelphia Theater Company, Papermill Playhouse, and The Guthrie among others. As a playwright, full-length plays include Finger Paint, Team Awesome, Playing with Charlie and Priv@cy. His plays have been published by Indie Theater Now.
ADAM GWON's (composer) musicals Ordinary Days, Cloudlands, and The Boy Detective Fails have been produced at Roundabout Theatre Company, South Coast Repertory, Signature Theatre, and around the world, including in London's West End. His songs have been performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, and more, by such luminaries as Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Liz Callaway, and Brian d'Arcy James. His honors include the Kleban, Ebb, and Loewe awards for excellence in musical theatre writing, Second Stage Theatre's Donna Peret Rosen Award, Weston Playhouse's New Musical Award, the ASCAP Harold Adamson Award, and the MAC John Wallowitch Award. Adam is currently at work on commissions from Roundabout Theatre Company and Playwrights Horizons, and was a staff writer for Season 3 of the hit webseries Submissions Only. Recordings: Ordinary Days (Ghostlight Records), Audra McDonald's Go Back Home (Nonesuch), Over the Moon: The Broadway Lullaby Project(Entertainment One). www.adamgwon.com
CORTNEY WOLFSON (Singing Seductress) is an actress with online web series credits including The Battery's Down and Submissions Only. She has appeared on Broadway in The Addams Family and the 2006 production of Les Mis, as well as Kinky Boots as Nicola, a role that she recently took over full-time. Her other theatre credits include Gypsy at MUNY and the national tours of The Addams Family as Wednesday and Legally Blonde as Serena.
SARA ANDREAS (Choreographer) theatre credits include Catch Me If You Can on Broadway and the national tours of Legally Blonde (Dance Captain; understudy Brooke, Margot, Serena, Pilar), The Addams Family (Flapper, understudy Morticia), and Anything Goes. Regionally she has performed in A Chorus Line (Judy) at the Berkshire Theatre Festival, Soul Doctor (Flower Child) at the Colony Theater, World Goes Round (Woman One) at the Riverside Theatre, and Legally Blonde (Margot) at North Shore Music Theatre.