In this personal and intimate musical, Jason Robert Brown (Parade, Songs for a New World, Thirteen) takes the conventions of Broadway and sends them spinning into the 21st century. Brown uses his wit and insight to tell a contemporary story of a relationship between a writer and an actress falling in and out of love and told from both points of view. Parents Advisory: Rated PG-13 for language.

Directed by Kyle Fabel
Music Direction by Colin Britt

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CAREY ANDERSON (Cathy) - is thrilled to be working with Playhouse On Park on this incredible piece of theater.  Broadway: Kate Monster/Lucy T. Slut in AVENUE Q; Sophie in MAMMA MIA.  Other NYC credits include readings and workshops of PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK, Lincoln Center Theater; BERNICE BOBS HER HAIR, Irish Repertory Theater; MY FAVORITE YEAR, Musicals Tonight!; and LIFE ON EARTH: The music of Craig Carnelia at The Laurie Beechman Theater.  Carey is currently recording her debut solo album as well as the debut album of her band The Blue Bottle Collection, both to be released by October!  for more information: www.careyanderson.com.  Carey would like to thank Kyle and Jeff as well as the real leading men in her life, her husband Devon Goffman and her dog, Carter Bean Goffman.

Jeff Scot CareyJEFF SCOT CAREY (Jamie) – Playhouse on Park Debut!  Just off the 1st National Tour of the new musical 101 DALMATIANS directed by Jerry Zaks, Jeff is excited to join this brilliant cast and creative team on this wonderful work. Other National Tours: SOUTH PACIFIC, CINDERELLA, GREASE, and RENT.  World Tour: RENT. Off-Broadway: TAILS, DORIAN GRAY, and BACK HOME.  Favorite Regional/New York: HAIR, JOHN & JEN, GODSPELL, CABARET, FOOTLOOSE, TWO ROOMS, and THE COMPLETE WRKS OF WLLM SHKSPR (Abridged.) TV/Film: One Life to Live, All My Children, The Reformation, Intrinsic, The Crooked Symphony, and The Happy Hour Guys.  Thanks to Kyle, Carey, and Sean. Love to Lakisha. and Go RockCats!  www.jeffscotcarey.com

KYLE FABEL (Director) No Wake, Berkshire Theatre Festival (World Premiere, Summer '10); Fabuloso, Tranced, The Four of Us, Trying, Merrimack Repertory Theatre; Anouilh's Eurydice, The Good Soup, He and She, The Actors Company Theatre; Ayckbourn's A Small Family Business, The Suicide, Enrico IV, The Ruffian on the Stair, NYU Graduate Acting Program.  ACTOR  Hartford: Cymbeline, Loot, Hartford Stage Company.  Broadway:  Sorkin's The Farnsworth Invention.  New York: The Triangle Factory Project, Noël Coward's Long Island Sound, The Actors Company Theatre; David Ives' English Made Simple, Primary Stages.  Regional: The Farnsworth Invention, Feydeau's Private Fittings, La Jolla Playhouse; The Alchemist, Shakespeare Theatre DC; The Einstein Project, Berkshire Theatre Festival; A View of the Harbor, Aunt Dan & Lemon, The Homecoming, Boy Gets Girl, Three Days of Rain, Merrimack Repertory Theatre; The Real Thing, Pioneer Theatre; Closer, The Dead Eye Boy, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park; The Taming of the Shrew, Williamstown Theatre Festival; The Last Hurrah, Huntington Theatre; Tony Kushner's Hydriotaphia, Alley Theatre; McCarter Theatre, O'Neill Center, St.Louis Rep.  TV: Law and Order: Criminal Intent.  Education: Graduate Acting Program - 1995, and Graduate Acting Alumni Director's Lab - 2001, New York University.  Other: Campfire Stories (director) and Best Western, both by Rich Hall, Edinburgh.

COLIN BRITT (Musical Director) is excited to be involved in his first Playhouse on Park production. Previous music direction credits include Singin' in the Rain and Kiss Me Kate with West Hartford Summer Arts Festival, Peter Pan with Summer Place Players, and Sweeney Todd, Joseph and the Amazing..., Fiddler on the Roof, and The Scarlet Pimpernel at various theatres in his home state of Maine. A versatile pianist, he has worked as a staff accompanist at the Hartt School, the Connecticut Children's Chorus, and for several public school choirs in the Hartford area. He sings, plays, and is the assistant music director at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford, and has sung with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Con Brio, and Concora. His compositions have been performed by ensembles at Westminster Choir College, Hartt, Yale, and throughout the state, including the Hartt Chorale, the Hartt Symphony Orchestra, the Yale Schola Cantorum, and the Greater Middletown Chorale. In the 2008-2009 season, he was the composer-in-residence for the New Haven Chorale. Colin holds a bachelor's degree in music composition from the Hartt School and a master's in choral conducting from Yale University.

 

 

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