Full Stage USA Project Lempicka Gets a Cast for Work at ND

October 21, 2011

Carson Kreitzer
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Recording artist and Broadway actress Shoshana Bean will play the title role in an invited reading of Lempicka, a musical commissioned by Yale Rep through the Full Stage USA program at New Dramatists, about the tumultuous life of art deco artist Tamara de Lempicka.

Lempicka is a working title for the new musical with book and lyrics by New Dramatists resident Carson Kreitzer (Rosenthal New Play Prize for The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer, 2010 NEA New Play Development Prize, Behind the Eye) and music by Matt Gould (Jonathan Larson Award and ASCAP's Harold Adamson Award and Dean Kay Award for Witness Uganda).

Griffin Matthews (Witness Uganda) will direct the reading, with musical direction by Ian Axness.

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