Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Reading of New Musical Based on Silas Marner Announced

Courtesy of publicist extraordinaire Scott Klein comes this announcement:

Plain Language Productions
Presents a reading of
A New Musical

December 5th

Plain Language Productions, Inc. will present a reading of the new musical, SILAS, (www.silasthemusical.com) based on George Eliot's novel Silas Marner, on Friday, December 5th at 11a.m. and 3:30p.m.

SILAS tells the story of Silas Marner, the weaver of Raveloe, a village in the midlands of England in the early 1800s. It is a tale of betrayal and redemption and binding power of family…family defined not by class or inheritance, but by the strength of mutual love.

The cast of SILAS includes Bradley Dean (Spamalot) as Silas as well as Jill Abramowitz (Martin Short: Fames Becomes Me), Brandi Burkhardt (A Tale of Two Cities), Charlotte Detrick (New York City Opera), Colin Donnell (Jersey Boys), Jason Dula (LingoLand), Michael Hayward-Jones (A Tale of Two Cities), Beth Kirkpatrick (Plain and Fancy), Curt Karibalis (A Month of Sundays), Brook Sunny Moriber (The Wild Party), Jack Noseworthy (Mother Courage), Chris A. Peluso (Mamma Mia!), Chelsea Jo Pattison (Captain Louie, Snoopy), Rebecca Robbins (A Tale of Two Cities), David Rossmer (Fiddler on the Roof), Matthew Schecter (Please Don't Eat The Daisies), Wayne Schroder (A Tale of Two Cities), Scarlett Sperduto, Rena Strober (Les Miserables), Nick Sullivan (Footloose), Darryl Winslow (Evil Dead), Cathy Trien (Gypsy), Mark Whitten (Captain Louie).

SILAS features a book by Anthony Stein (Captain Louie); music by TONY Award-winning orchestrator Bruce Coughlin; and lyrics by Michael Korie (Grey Gardens). SILAS is directed by Meridee Stein (Captian Louie), with Musical Direction by Wendy Bobbit Cavitt (Mamma Mia!).

SILAS is open to members of the Industry by invitation only. For more information, please go to www.silasthemusical.com.

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