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Tally Sessions, Sally Wilfert, Howard McGillin & More to Star in INVENTIONS OF PIANO Industry Reading

Tally Sessions, Sally Wilfert, Howard McGillin & More to Star in INVENTIONS OF PIANO Industry Reading

INVENTIONS FOR PIANO tells a story of love, lies and the biggest fraud ever perpetrated in the history of recorded music. 



The Directors Company (Michael Parva, Artistic Director; Leah Michalos, Producing Director) will present a reading of INVENTIONS FOR PIANO, a new musical by Joseph Thalken, based on the article Fantasia for Piano by Mark Singer. The private industry reading is being presented Thursday, December 8, 2022 at The Theatre Center.
 
Directed by Annette Jolles (Emmy Award for 9/11 Memorial from Ground Zero), and musical direction by Will Curry, the cast features Tally Sessions (Anastasia, War Paint), Sally Wilfert (Assassins), Cassondra James (Once on this Island), Shereen Pimentel (West Side Story), Howard McGillin (Phantom of the Opera), Michael Winther (Fun Home), Leah Horowitz (Follies), Jennifer Smith (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), Liam Forde (Hand to God), Wade McCollum (Ernest Shackleton Loves Me), and Gabra Zackman. Adam Rothenberg is the Pianist. Stage management: Kaleigh Bernier and General Management: Joel Glassman.
 
INVENTIONS FOR PIANO follows an ambitious record producer who, after seeing his wife collapse onstage during a concert, sets out to salvage her career by any means necessary, transforming her into one of the world's most acclaimed pianists. Based on real events, INVENTIONS FOR PIANO tells a story of love, lies and the biggest fraud ever perpetrated in the history of recorded music.
 
The private industry reading is being presented Thursday, December 8, 2022 at The Theatre Center, interested parties should contact info@directorscompany.com.
 
The Directors Company is an award-winning not-for-profit theatre company with an extraordinary record in its mission to develop and produce groundbreaking new plays and musicals for the American theatre public. For over 40 years, The Directors Company has mentored and supported emerging artists in the development of original theatre works from inception to production, providing artistic and dramaturgical guidance to promising, new theatre artists and their projects. Inventions for Piano is supported in part by The Ted and Mary Jo Shen Charitable Gift Fund.
 
For more information, please visit directorscompany.org

 





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