Michelle Federer, Lavon Fisher-Wilson and More Set for HOW DEEP IS THE OCEAN at NYMF


The 2012 New York Musical Theatre Festival presents the world premiere of How Deep Is The Ocean?, a new American musical with music and lyrics by Peter Cincotti ("Metropolis"), book by Pia Cincotti, and directed by Jeremy Dobrish (Rated P, Date of a Lifetime, The Joys of Sex, Signs of Life) and Gina Rattan. How Deep Is The Ocean? plays July 12th at 8:00pm, July 14 at 1:00pm, July 16 at 9:00pm, July 19th at 5:00 pm, July 19 at 9:00pm, and July 21 at 1:00pm at The Theater at St. Clements (423 W. 46th Street).

It's summer and the temperature's rising when suddenly every beach on the Jersey Shore is threatened with closure: The water is too polluted for swimming! That is until Rob -- a small town pool technician -- stumbles upon an opportunity that will change his life and save the sea. But when a local handy man's lust for power and revenge threatens Rob's world, the two rivals are thrust into battle to restore the ocean and win the heart of a woman they both love. How Deep Is The Ocean? is a musical comedy about love, lust, and chlorine.

The cast features: Michelle Federer (Wicked), Eric Leviton ("Beverly Hilly 90210"), Aaron Ramey (Thoroughly Modern Millie), LaVon Fisher-Wilson (Chicago), Amanda Bruton (Crimes of the Heart), Anthony Festa (Bar Code, The Musical), Kevin Reed (The Visit), Sandy Rosenberg (Mamma Mia!), Michael St. John, Corey Scheys (Annie National Tour), and Daryl Winslow (Evil, Dead The Musical).

How Deep Is The Ocean? is choreographed by Wendy Seyb (The Pee-Wee Herman Show, The Toxic Avenger) with musical direction by Jason Webb (Leap Of Faith, Memphis). Scenic design is by Edward Pierce (Shatner's World), costume design is by Miodrag Guberinic (Steel Magnolias, Spinning Into Butter), sound design is by Michael Eisenberg (Our Sinatra) and lighting design is by Zach Blane (Yank! A New Musical).

Tickets for How Deep Is The Ocean? are $25, and the show plays at the Theater at St. Clements (423 W. 46th Street) from July 12 – July 21, 2012. Tickets can be purchased by calling (212) 352-3101 or by visiting www.nymf.org. For more information: www.nymf.org.

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