2016 TRU Voices New Musicals Series
Theater Resources Unlimited announces the winners of the
2016 TRU Voices New Musicals Series.
Readings to take place January 18th and 25th and February 1st 2016
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the three winning shows in the TRU Voices Musicals Series, which will have readings on Mondays January 18 and 25, and February 1, 2016 at 7pm at the Engelman Recital Hall in the Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Ave, NYC. Admission is free. Please RSVP at least a day in advance by calling 212/714-7628, or e-mailing TRUStaff1@gmail.com.
“Each of this year’s selections touches upon a moment in our collective history,” notes TRU Literary Manager Cate Cammarata. “It is exciting to see the creative and surprising ways that history can be reimagined through the lens of musical theater.”
The 2016 TRU Voices Musicals Series will feature Oswald: The Musical about the infamous 60’s assassin, by composer/lyricist Josh Sassanella and librettist Tony LePage, produced by Alan Swanke; Hurricane Katrina-inspired Gumbo by composer Brett Macias and librettist/lyricist Christina Quintana, produced by Randy Donaldson; and To Dance about a Russian ballet star who defected during the Cold War, by librettist/lyricist Kyra Robinov and Hungarian composer Tibor Zonai, produced by Adam Boncz, Halle Morse and Elyse Sholk.