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Born in Sebastopol CA and has been performing professionally since the age of nine. Graduated from the University of Arizona with a BFA in Acting and moved to NYC directly after college. She was seen in the Off Broadway production of “Hazel Flagg” with Musicals Tonight! She has since moved back to ... (read more)
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Born in Sebastopol CA and has been performing professionally since the age of nine. Graduated from the University of Arizona with a BFA in Acting and moved to NYC directly after college. She was seen in the Off Broadway production of “Hazel Flagg” with Musicals Tonight! She has since moved back to ... (read more)
Review: DESSA ROSE Musical Performed to Perfection Saluting Black History Month at Chromolume TheatreReview: DESSA ROSE Musical Performed to Perfection Saluting Black History Month at Chromolume Theatre
by Shari Barrett - Feb 19, 2018

First of all, kudos to director James Esposito for discovering the musical DESSA ROSE, based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Sherley Anne Williams. This awe-inspiring musical received its New York premiere at Lincoln Center in 2005 and it's a wonder no other theater group has decided to produce this timely exploration about the universal need for freedom and equality. With book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty, it tells the story of a young black woman (a runaway slave) and a young white woman (an abandoned mother) beginning in the years just prior to the Civil War and continuing through their journey to acceptance in the antebellum South. The audience has the role of playing their grandchildren, to whom the elderly pair tell their story as it is presented to us. (more...)

Chromolume Theatre at the Attic Presents DESSA ROSEChromolume Theatre at the Attic Presents DESSA ROSE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Chromolume Theatre at the Attic has announced the first production of its 2018 Season of Musicals, Dessa Rose. With book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty, opening is set for Friday, February 2 at 8pm. The run will continue through February 25 only. The Chromolume's production of Dessa Rose will feature musical direction by Daniel Yokomizo, choreography by Michael Marchak, and it will be directed by James Esposito. (more...)

Musicals Tonight Sets Cast for HAZEL FLAGG at Lion Theatre; Performances Begin Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Hazel Flagg has a book by Ben Hecht, lyrics by Bob Hilliard, and music by Jule Styne. (more...)