Actors Day in LA with actor Dan Woren and Geeks! The Musical! At Write Act Theatre
Published: Tuesday, June 19th, 2012
Follow the adventures of a gaggle of geeks through a Comic Book/Sci-Fi Convention as they sing, dance and debate if Batman could beat Spider-Man in a fight! Be square, be there!
Actors Day in LA follows actor Dan Woren onto the set of Geeks The Musical!
Geeks! The Musical! At the Write Act Rep with Producing Artistic Director John Lant and Producer Anne Mesa, in association with Musical Geek Productions presenting the The World Premiere of Thomas J. Misuraca’s original musical,Geeks! The Musical!
Meet the cast of Geeks! The Musical! Juliette Angeli, Brandon Murphy Barnes, *Wil Bowers, Redetha Deason, John King, Tyler Koster, *Stefan Rich and our Actors Day in LA Actor this episode, Dan Woren. (*Appears courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association)
Also, meet the writer, book and lyrics, Thomas J. Misuraca, director Bennett Cohon, musical director and arranger Rocco Vitacco and Choreographer Liz Heathcoat.
Just in time for Comic Con, this celebrated new musical premiere returns with a 5-week performance engagement at the Write Act Repertory Theatre, opening Saturday June 9th through Sunday July 8th, 2012 with shows on Fridays at 8:00pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 7:30pm. Performances run Friday (8pm), Saturday (7:30pm) and Sunday (7:30pm) nights with shows on June 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, July 1, 6, 7 and 8. Note, only Friday shows start at 8pm.
Produced by Write Act Repertory/Anne Mesa and John Lant, in Association with Musical Geek Productions. Direction by Bennett Cohon, Music Composition by Ruth Judkowitz, Musical Direction/Arrangement by Rocco Vitacco and Choreography by Liz Heathcoat.
Tom Misuraca (Writer) has had one-act plays produced in New York City, Hollywood, Chicago, Boston, San Diego, Madison, Brooklyn, Long Island and England. He has won audience favorite awards at PianoFight’s ShortLived 2.0, Bellarmine University’s Anything Galileo Festival , YES Summer Short, The Writer Speaks, MonoSlam and won three years in a row at the Tehachapi Community Theatre’s Ten-Minute Play Competition. He is an avid comic book collector, “Doctor Who” fanatic and “Star Wars” geek.
Ruth Judkowitz (Composer) is a lyricist/composer/arranger. Her orchestral pieces have been played from Los Angeles to Guam. She is the Musical Director and founder of the Voices of Conscience Chorus and performs throughout the L.A. area in support of social justice causes. In a previous incarnation, she was a sound designer for numerous award-winning plays in the world of equity-waiver theater, garnering several Drama-Logue Awards and an Ovation nomination.
Bennett Cohon (Director) has directed many plays in the Los Angeles area including Shiva Warriors by William Derringer at the Bitter Truth Theatre, The Kiss by Mark Harvey Levine and Going Up by Alan Cook at the PV Players’ Theatre, Mary’s Boy and Human Resources by Jim McGinn at Theatre 40, And Action … by Dan Roth at the Eclectic Theatre Company, and Greetings! by Tom Dudzick at the Attic Theatre. Bennett also directed The Looney Bin for the first Freeway Series: An Evening of Short Plays, followed by the second Freeway Series in which he directed Cupidity by Thomas J. Misuraca.
|Brandon Murphy Barnes||Trey|
|Dan Woren||Mel Tyler|
|Steven Alloway||Chorus 1|
|*Jason Beaubien||Chorus 2|
|Laura DeLano||Chorus 3|
|Matthew Frow||Chorus 4|
|Damaris Justamante||Chorus 5|
|James Lui||Chorus 6|
|Te Jay McGrath||Chorus 7|
|Sebastian Munoz||Chorus 8|
|Thomas J. Misuraca||Writer|
|Anne T. Mesa||Producer/Assistant Director|
|*Rocco Vitacco||Music Director/Arranger|
|Jonathan Harrison||Booth Operator|
Photos by: Lou Briggs
Actors Day in L.A. is a show on Actors Reporter, a channel of the Actors Podcast Network, a Pepper Jay Production.
Tags: Aaron Nicholson, actor, actors reporter, Anne Mesa, Bennett Cohon, Brandon Murphy Barnes, Damaris Justamante, Dan Woren, day, Geeks, James Lui, Jason Beaubien, John King, Jonathan Harrison, Juliette Angeli, Laura DeLano, Liz Heathcoat, Lou Briggs, Matthew Frow, musical, Redetha Deason, Rocco Vitacco, Sebastian Munoz, small theatre, Stefan Rich, Steven Alloway, Te Jay McGrath, theatre, Thomas J. Misuraca, Tyler Koster, Wil Bowers, Write Act
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