Blank Theatre Company, Chicago’s newest non-equity storefront theatre company, will continue their fundraising efforts for their first season with a one night only, staged concert of Songs for a New World. This touching song cycle examines life, love and the choices that we make.
Songs for a New World features music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and original orchestrations by Brian Besterman and Jason Robert Brown. The concert will be directed by Dustin Rothbart with musical direction by Aaron Kaplan.
The cast includes Blank founders Dustin Rothbart, Claire Latourette and guest artists Kyrie Courter (Mary Christine at Boho Theatre), Britain Gebhardt (Carrie 2: The Rage at Underscore Theatre), Kayla Kennedy (Mamma Mia at Marriott Theatre), Sarah Jean Mergener (Standby at Towle Theatre), Matthew Thomas Provencal (Sweeney Todd at Paramount Theatre) and Travis Austin Wright (The Scottsboro Boys at Porchlight Music
The concert will be presented at Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark St, Chicago IL 60640 in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood. Additional information is available at blanktheatrecompany.com.
Songs for a New World
Date/Time: Monday, December 4 th at 7:30pm
Location: Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark St, Chicago IL 60640
Featuring: Kyrie Courter, Britain Gebhardt Kayla Kennedy, Claire Latourette, Sarah Jean Mergener, Matthew Thomas Provencal, Dustin Rothbart, Travis Austin Wright
Musicians: Michael Goldman, Eric von Holst, Aaron Kaplan, Justin Kono
Tickets: $15 General, $10 Industry. Available in advance and at the door.
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