FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LOST - a musical fable
CONTACT: Kevin Johnson, Artistic Director at 270-3332 or firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT: LOST - A Musical Fable. Music by Jessica Grace Wing, Book and Lyrics by Kirk Wood Bromley.
WHEN: 7 performances only, October 30th - November 9th 2008
WHERE: Zuzi's Theatre,
HOW MUCH: $20 - $40
The two abandoned youths are welcomed by witch/priestess Mamba and her clan of ghosts, both the mythical and those based on American history, including Ivy, a Salem witch burned at the stake, Silas, a Confederate Soldier shot in the stomach, Little Wing, a Native American whose family, starving after Europeans came, left him to die and Mazy, a black slave who was abused by her Master and Mistress. These are joined by White Fawn, a talking/singing deer and various ghosts/hoodoos from Appalachian folklore, including the Bell Witch, Wampas Cat, Stephen Bishop, Martin Stone and several others straight out of the Tennessee/Kentucky Great Smoky Mountains - legends and oral history.
This 90-minute production features a cast over 20 performers, life-size puppets and orchestra. During its sold-out
"A Sparkling score-perfect!" -The New Yorker
"Extraordinary, brilliant, breathtaking and exhilarating" - NY Theater
Although Tucson-based 32 year-old composer Jessica Grace Wing lost her battle with cancer weeks before the premiere of LOST, she will be remembered for many things, including her part in bringing this dynamic journey of music, folklore, and imagination to joyful life. Some mature subject matter.
Thursday, 10/30 Preview performance, 8pm - all tickets $20
Friday, 10/31 Opening Night Gala, 8pm - A Benefit for the American Cancer Society of
Saturday, 11/01, 11/08 - 8pm - General admission, $25, Student/senior, $22.50
Sunday, 11/02, 11/09 - 2pm matinee - General admission, $25, Student/senior, $22.50
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