Prospect Theater Company Announces 3 MUSICALS FOR $99
Prospect Theater Company (Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director / Melissa Huber, Managing Director) is pleased to announce the following subscription opportunities for their upcoming 2011-12 Season, which includes a new production of the original musical comedy, Iron Curtain (book by Susan DiLallo, music by Stephen Weiner and lyrics by Peter Mills); a re-envisioned staging of Adam Guettel's song cycle Myths and Hymns, with new narrative and direction by Elizabeth Lucas; and a re-conceived version of Cole Porter's 1933 musical Nymph Errant, with new libretto by Rob Urbinati and direction by Davis McCallum.
Subscribers save 40% off the regular single ticket price ($50), avoid online ticketing fees, may access exchange privileges, and receive an additional complimentary bonus ticket to performances of Prospect's February 2012 music theater lab. These offers are available until September 30th only. Subscriptions may be purchased by calling 212-352-3101, online at www.ProspectTheater.org, or patrons may visit the Prospect website to print out an order form and mail in with their payment by check. Full details on 2011-12 season productions follow.
2011-12 Create Your Own Series Subscription - 3 MUSICALS FOR $99
Choose one performance of each production:
IRON CURTAIN (Nov. 5 - 27, 2011)
MYTHS AND HYMNS (Jan. 28 - Feb. 26, 2012)
Cole Porter's NYMPH ERRANT (July 7 - 29, 2012)
Tickets are fully exchangeable up to 48 hours prior to the selected performance, pending availability. Subscribers have access to standard ticket price seating locations, and may upgrade to a premium seating location for $10 per show. Order by September 30.
2011-2012 Premium Seating Subscription - $125
The Premium Seating subscription offers the same benefits as the "Create Your Own" Subscription and includes the ability to choose premium seats at no extra charge. Available until September 30.
2011-2012 Patron Dinner Subscription - $225
Join Prospect leadership and company artists for a 6pm prix fixe dinner
prior to the 8pm performance on each of three select dates:
IRON CURTAIN (Sat. Nov. 12, 2011)
MYTHS AND HYMNS (Sat. Feb. 11, 2012)
Cole Porter's NYMPH ERRANT (Sat. July 14, 2012)
Patron Dinner Subscriptions are not exchangeable, though subscribers may secure tickets to a different performance if they find they are unable to attend the Patron Dinner performance (up to 48 hours prior to the Patron Dinner performance, pending availability). Package price includes theater ticket and dinner for each date.
Prospect's 2011-12 Season includes
the following productions:
IRON CURTAIN - Nov. 5 - 27, 2011
Book by Susan DiLallo, lyrics by Peter Mills, music by Stephen Weiner
Directed by Cara Reichel, Choreographed by Christine O'Grady
at Baruch Performing Arts Center, Baruch College
(E. 25th St., between Lexington & 3rd Aves., NYC)
An uproarious original musical comedy set during Broadway's Golden Age of the 1950s! The hapless songwriting team of Howard Katz and Murray Finkel finally get their big break... when they are kidnapped by the KGB, taken to Russia, and forced to fix the world's worst communist propaganda musical. Will they choose fame or freedom?
MYTHS AND HYMNS - Jan 28 - Feb 26, 2012
Music & lyrics by Adam Guettel, additional lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh
with new narrative and direction by Elizabeth Lucas
At the West End Theatre in the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew
(263 West 86th St., NYC)
Earth, air, water, fire: A restless daughter, a mother without words, a righteous father, and a lost son. Venture into one family's mythologized past as stage and film director Elizabeth Lucas (Clear Blue Tuesday) offers her innovative vision for this song cycle by acclaimed composer and lyricist Adam Guettel (The Light in the Piazza).
Cole Porter's NYMPH ERRANT - July 7 - 29, 2012
Music & lyrics by Cole Porter, adapted and with new libretto by Rob Urbinati
based on the novel by James Laver and the original libretto by Romney Brent
Directed by Davis McCallum at an NYC venue to be announced.
One of Porter's most sexy and sophisticated scores - originally censored in its 1933 London debut - will be premiered in this sleek new adaptation. From a Swiss boarding school, to a German nudist colony, to a Turkish harem. . . follow the unlikely adventures of young Evangeline Edwards as she enters the world and seeks her true passion. A fresh take on a rarely-heard gem!
Programming and performance schedules are subject to change.
About Prospect Theater Company
Prospect Theater Company is a non-profit organization, founded in 1998 by five graduates of Princeton University, in order to allow a diverse group of emerging theater professionals to work together in pursuit of artistic excellence and innovation. Known both for its development of new musicals and its engaging interpretations of classic works, Prospect strives to build bridges between artists and audiences, and to connect theater's present to its past-in order to build its future.
For more information on Prospect Theater Company, please visit www.ProspectTheater.org.