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Heartbreak Country: Michael John LaChiusa’s Stories of America
with Kate Baldwin, Sherry D. Boone, Marc Kudisch, Bryce Ryness, Andrew Samonsky, Emily Skinner, and Mary Testa

Saturday, February 1 at 8:30
The Appel Room

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Revered composer, lyricist, and librettist Michael John LaChiusa returns to American Songbook after his triumphant debut a decade ago. Known for his acclaimed Tony-nominated musicals Marie Christine and The Wild Party, his recent epic musical adaptation of Giant flourished at the Public Theater. Special guests Kate Baldwin, Sherry D. Boone, Marc Kudisch, Bryce Ryness, Andrew Samonsky, Emily Skinner, and Mary Testa focus on the prolific composer’s exploration of the American experience. Conceived and directed by Jack Cummings III with musical direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell.

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