A New Year! A New Musical! - January 8, 2017
To all of our ARTB friends and fans: Happy new year!
It's been a while since our last newsletter. A lot has been going on. I just wanted to let you know about a new Musical that I’ve been writing with my friend Kathryn Grimm. It’s called Homeless (the musical). It debuts in a couple of weeks. Here are the specs:
What: Homeless (the musical)
When: January 27, 28, 29 7:00pm
Where: Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton. Portland OR
Cost: $15/$10 seniors & students
After escaping an abusive marriage, Matilda finds herself living on the streets. There she finds a family worth fighting for. Set in a Portland homeless camp. This is a staged workshop of a new musical about struggle and hope.
Book, music and lyrics by Alan Alexander III. Additional music & lyrics by Kathryn Grimm.
Directed by Jon Garcia. Music Director, Steve Cleveland. Choreography by Barbara Passolt
Starring: Barbara Passolt, Bruce Jennings, Sami Yacob-Andrus, Myles Lawrence, Lindsay Reed, Kyle Urban.
The 'Homeless' Orchestra is: Steve Cleveland-piano, Kathryn Grimm-guitar, Leah Hinchcliff-bass, Edwin Coleman III-drums.
Sponsored in part through a generous grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council.
I really hope you can make it. If you enjoyed my last musical, 'Alan's Confectionery', you're gonna love this one. Great cast. Great band. Important story.
Hope see you there. Have a healthy, happy 2017!!