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Kennedy Caughell, Nora Schell, Matt Rodin and More to Star in Concert of Fringe-Winning FAR FROM CANTERBURY

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Kennedy Caughell, Nora Schell, Matt Rodin and More to Star in Concert of Fringe-Winning FAR FROM CANTERBURY

The Green Room 42 presents FAR FROM CANTERBURY: In Concert on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 8:00 pm. Winner of 'Outstanding Overall Musical' at the 2015 New York Fringe Festival, FAR FROM CANTERBURY tells a reimagined version of "The Wife of Bath's Tale" from Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, and features book, music and lyrics by Danny K Bernstein (2017 Jonathan Larson Award Finalist), direction by Charlie Johnson (Beatsville, CHARLIE! Anything But Basic), and music direction by Jeff Cox. This new expanded story takes place Once Upon a time, in a land where fairy tales are considered current events, where we follow a shy young knight who dreams of one day having a fairy tale of his own. However, his world is shaken when he's suddenly accused of committing a violent crime against a princess from a neighboring kingdom. This concert presentation focuses on the first half of the story.

The concert will feature Will Carlyon (Cabaret, 2014 Revival), Kennedy Caughell (Great Comet), Nora Schell (Spamilton, 2017 Drama Desk Nomination), Katy Geraghty (Groundhog Day) TJ Wagner (Measure for Measure), Matt Rodin ('Red Carpet Challenge'), Bettina Bresnan (The Last Five Years), Mary Malaney (Men With Money, Carrie, Theatre Now New York), Evan Zimmerman (Delirium's Daughters), and Paul Louis Lessard (Open the Dark Door, Beatsville).

The concert will play one performance on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 8:00 pm at The Green Room 42, located on the 4th floor of YOTEL, on 42nd St. and 10th Ave. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at www.greenfignyc.com/thegreenroom42.

FAR FROM CANTERBURY first premiered at Cornell University, through the Department of Performing and Media Arts. After winning the 2014 New Voices Project, in Los Angeles, CA through New Musicals Inc., sponsored in part by Walt Disney Imagineering, FAR FROM CANTERBURY made its debut in NYC in 2015 through the New York International Fringe Festival, where it sold out its entire run and went on to win 'Outstanding Overall Musical' before transferring Off-Broadway to Soho Playhouse for a one week encore run that fall.

DANNY K BERNSTEIN (Book, Music, Lyrics) is a New York-based composer/lyricist on the rise. A 2017 Larson Grant finalist, his works include Far From Canterbury (Book, Music, Lyrics - Outstanding Overall Musical, FringeNYC 2015), The Bishops (Book, Music, Lyrics), and is currently working on an adaptation of the 1906 Russian novel Wings. His work has been heard off-Broadway, at Feinstein's/54 Below, The Green Room 42, Club Cumming, and several other venues throughout New York. He was a 2014 winner of the New Voices Project, through New Musicals Inc. in Los Angeles. Proud member of ASCAP and the BMI Advanced Musical Theatre Workshop, he holds a BA in Music from Cornell University, where he received the Ellen Gussman Adelson prize in music and was named the 2014 Undergraduate Artist of the Year.

THE GREEN ROOM 42 is Broadway's newest urban entertainment cabaret club, that since its opening on Valentine's day has featured Broadway names like Alice Ripley, Telly Leung, Josh Groban, Eva Noblezada, LiLlias White, James Snyder, The Skivvies (Lauren Molina & Nick Cearly), Matt Doyle, Constantine Maroulis, and many more. The Green Room 42 boasts a funky new vibe, and no food or beverage minimum-- opening up the cabaret industry to an affordable, relaxed atmosphere, perfect for theatre people and theatre fans alike. Daniel Dunlow currently serves as Director of Programming and Founding Artistic Director.


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