Ben Jacoby, Eryn LeCroy And More To Take Part In Reading Of The New Musical EVANGELINE, A CURIOUS JOURNEY

By: Mar. 19, 2018
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The new musical EVANGELINE, A CURIOUS JOURNEY will have an industry presentation on Friday, March 23 at 2PM at The Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street between 8th and 8th Avenues.)

Directed by Michael Chase Gosselin (Endangered, The Musical), EVANGELINE, A CURIOUS JOURNEY has book, music and lyrics by Marylyn Varriale (Turn Off, When Simple Was Hard to Do) with additional material by Tom Langdon, musical direction by Lena Gabrielle and casting by Michael Cassara. The general manager is DTE Management.

The legend of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's epic poem, Evangeline, is transformed into a modern-era love story that transcends time.

Set in 1955, both in New York City's hectic advertising world, and in the bucolic Louisiana Bayou, EVANGELINE, A CURIOUS JOURNEY tells the story of successful filmmaker Clay Arceneaux who, despite his accomplishments, feels restless and journeys to his native Louisiana in search of his true identity. Clay's journey to St. Martinville Parish in the Bayou introduces him to the fascinating legend of Evangeline and her lifelong search for her beloved Gabriel - as well as to a newfound love in the young postulant Emmaline. Soon Clay discovers why he feels the mysterious call to the Bayou so intensely.

EVANGELINE, A CURIOUS JOURNEY features Ben Jacoby (Beautiful), Eryn LeCroy (Sweeney Todd), Jenny Ashman (Sleep No More), Paul Binotto (Starlight Express), Ethan Carlson (Beauty and the Beast), Laura Hall (Pippin), Alex Kidder (A Dog Story), Aline Mayagoitia (In The Heights), Travis Mitchell (Rock of Ages), Alexander Sanders (American Idiot), JP Sarro (The Full Monty), Sarah Smithton (The Wild Party), and Jeff Williams (The Pirate Queen).