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The Show Goes On Productions Presents Ghost Dancer 11/19-12/10


The Show Goes On Productions presents Ghost Dancer, a world premiere political drama written by Robert L. Hecker. Joshua A. Kashinsky directs a cast of seven including Reza Salazar* (TV: Louie, Law & Order: CI, Film: See Girl Run - 2012), Leajato Amara Robinson*, Jorge Acosta* (TV: 30 Rock), Luis Salgado* (In The Heights, Women on the Verge...), Lilia Vassileva*, Rosie Lani Fiedelman* (In The Heights), and Arturo Castro* (TV: We Are New York). Performances for Ghost Dancer will be held at Theatre Three at The Mint Space, 311 West 43rd Street, 3rd Floor in NYC for twelve performances beginning Friday, November 19 to Saturday, December 10, 2011.

How much blood is enough? In a community recovering from a bloody revolution, one woman emerges still fighting for freedom. Torn between her passion for justice and love of her family, Lakota Romero's actions could forever alter their history. Will her desperation lead to the liberation of a people, or leave them dancing on The Edge of destruction?

Ghost Dancer is presented by The Show Goes On Productions. Director: Joshua A. Kashinsky; ­­­­Set Designer: Duane Pagano; Costume Designer: Candice Knox; Lighting Designer: Peter Hoerburger; Sound Designer: Ien DeNio; Choreographer: Amy Klewitz; Props Designer: Charlotte Volage; Production Manager: Evan Storey; Production Stage Manager: Caitlin Lyons*; Casting Director: Jamibeth Margolis; Marketing Director: Sarah-Kate O'Haver; Publicist: Paul Siebold/Off Off PR.

Ghost Dancer plays for twelve performances from Saturday, November 19 to Saturday, December 10, 2011, with performances Thursdays through Saturday at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm, and Monday, November 21st at 8pm. Exception: Sunday, November 20th will be at 4pm.

Tickets are $18 and can be purchased online at Ovationtix or by calling 866-811-4111. For more information, please visit

The runtime for Ghost Dancer is 1:45, with one intermission.

Joshua A. Kashinsky (Director) Recent projects include the new musical Honestly Abe by Robert Hecker (La Muse Venale/Mint Theater), the New York premiere of Anna: Love in the Cold War (John Chatterton and Emileena Pedigo/Abingdon Theatre Complex), and readings of The English Bride by Lucile Lichtblau and Dead and Buried by James McLindon (Luna Stage). Recent producing credits are McCarter Theatre's High School Rep and The Mad 7 by Yehuda Hyman (dir. Mara Isaacs) in the NY International Fringe Festival. Other directing credits include McCarter Theatre's Youth Ink! Festival and MCC Theatre's Youth Company. Josh was recently a Directing and Producing Assistant at McCarter Theatre in Princeton, NJ where he assisted Des McAnnuff, Amy Morton and Nicholas Martin. As a playwright, his work has been seen in California, New York, Maine and Ontario. Most recently his play Heels in the Sand had a reading at Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre. He is the recipient of the Lipkin Prize and is a Corwin Award winner. Josh is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara. He received his MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild.

Robert L. Hecker (Playwright) enlisted in the Army Air Corps after Pearl Harbor. He completed thirty missions as a lead bombardier on B-17s and was awarded six Air Medals, four battle stars, a Unit Citation and the Distinguished Flying Cross. Shortly after the war ended, he began a freelance writing career for radio and television. He eventually gave up his day job, working for the Mutual Broadcasting System in Los Angeles, to write full time, specializing in business, education and documentary films. His documentary film awards include: San Francisco Film Festival's Golden Gate Award, Atlanta Film Festival's Gold Award, five Information Film Producers of America ‘Cindy' Awards, and four United States ‘Cine' awards. He also has had 12 novels published and five stage plays produced, including Honestly Abe, his first musical. Robert Is a graduate of the Pasadena Playhouse and the Westlake College of Music and a member of the WGA, the Dramatists Guild, and the Alliance of LA Playwrights.

The Show Goes On Productions is a new Production Company founded by Emileena Pedigo and dedicated to developing new works and enriching the theatrical experience through the exploration of technical enhancements for the stage. The Show Goes On Productions seeks to put a twist on tradition with developmental works. It emerges as a company committed to the production side of story-telling as a way to build audiences. The company begins its season of productions with Ghost Dancer. Additionally, a new Musical Reading Series introduces several original Rock musicals to the industry, culminating with Apathy, The Gen X Musical by Mickey Zetts, which Emileena has been developing for four years.

AEA Approved Showcase. *Member, Actors' Equity Association.



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