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Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording of WHEN YOU ARE A PERSON Released

The original Off-Broadway cast recording of "When You Are A Person" has been released and is now available worldwide. The song is from the world premiere of Ken Urban's NIBBLER, presented by The Amoralists in association with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater.

"When You Are A Person" can be streamed from SoundCloud ( and downloaded from Bandcamp (

Lyrics and Melody by Ken Urban. Music by Ken Urban, Jay Breitling, Cheney Brand, Jeff Stern. Vocals by James Kautz, Rachel Franco, Sean Patrick Monahan, Elizabeth Lail and Spencer Davis Milford. Guitars by Jay Breitling, Bass by Cheney Brand, Drums by Jeff Stern, Keyboards, Sampler, Percussion, etc. by Ken Urban. Produced and Mixed by Ken Urban. Recorded by Ken Urban and Cheney Brand. Mastered by Jessica Thompson @ Coast Mastering.


NIBBLER, directed by Benjamin Kamine, continues through March 18 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Place) in New York City. Tickets can be purchased at or by calling 1-866-811-4111. The show contains nudity.

In the summer of 1992 in Medford, New Jersey, Adam and his gang of friends face life after high school. But when the fivesome encounter a mysterious visitor from another world, their lives are forever changed. A dark comedy about that time when everything and nothing seems possible.

The cast includes Rachel Franco, James Kautz, Elizabeth Lail, Matthew Lawler, Spencer Davis Milford and Sean Patrick Monahan.

The design team includes Anshuman Bhatia (Scenic Design), Christian Frederickson (Sound Design), Christina Watanabe (Lighting Design), Lux Haac (Costume Design), Stefano Brancato (Puppet Design), Ken Urban (Original Music), Alex J. Gould (Fight Choreography), Zach Serafin (Prop Design) and Alfred Schatz (Artistic Charge).

The production team includes Whitney Dearden (Production Stage Manager), Jeremy Duncan Pape (Production Manager), Jeremy Stoller (Dramaturg), Lico Whitfield (Lead Producer), Jessica Kazamel (Associate Producer), Alexandra Campos (Associate Producer), Dana Libbey (Assistant Stage Manager) and Judy Bowman CSA (Casting).

Ken Urban's plays include Sense of an Ending, The Correspondent, A Future Perfect, The Awake, and The Happy Sad. His plays have been produced in New York at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 59E59 Theatres, The Summer Play Festival at The Public, and Studio 42. His work has also been produced at Theatre503 in London, First Floor Theater in Chicago, and SpeakEasy Stage Company in Boston. He has developed new plays at Playwrights Horizons, Huntington Theatre Company, Theatre @ Boston Court, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Donmar Warehouse (London) and The Civilians R&D Group. He wrote the screenplay for the feature-film adaptation of The Happy Sad, which screened internationally at over 25 film festivals, and is now available on iTunes, Hulu and Amazon. His band Occurrence released their latest album The Past Will Last Forever in 2016.

Benjamin Kamine is a Manhattan-based stage director with a focus on new work. His recent credits include the world premieres of Carlyle by Thomas Bradshaw (Goodman Theatre) and A Comedy of Manors by Zoe Samuel (Adirondack Theatre Festival), the New York premiere of Washer/Dryer by Nandita Shenoy (Ma-Yi Theatre Company), and the world premiere of a cautionary tail by Christopher Oscar Pena (Flea Theater). Kamine is an Associate Artist at The Flea Theater and the Resident Director at the Jewish Plays Project. He has developed new work with Ars Nova, Berkeley Rep, Cape Cod Theatre Project, The Civilians, Ensemble Studio Theater, the Goodman Theatre, the Lark, Ma-Yi Theater Company, New York Theatre Workshop, PlayPenn, Playwrights Realm, Primary Stages, and Soho Rep among many others.

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