By Tony Kushner (Book & Lyrics) and Jeanine Tesori (Music)
Directed by Dev Bondarin
Presented by Astoria Performing Arts Center
NOMINATED FOR: Outstanding Production of a Musical
|Photo: Michael Dekker|
*Denotes member of Actors' Equity Association
Dev Bondarin (Director)
Minhui Lee (Music Director)
Kemar Jewel (Choreographer)
Christopher Swader & Justin Swader (Scenic & Prop Designers)
Marissa Menezes (Costume Designer)
Danielle Verkennes (Lighting Designer)
Kimberly S. O'Loughlin (Sound Designer)
Margaret Baughman (Production Stage Manager)
Jessi Blue Gormezano (Casting Director).
What attracted you to working on this project?
A strong female-of-color character dealing with an impossible situation with truth and strength.
What was your favorite part of working on this production? And why?
The work itself and the shared commitment of the artists involved.
What do you want the audience to come away with after watching your production?
Something to think about. A change is how they see something. Having had a worthwhile experience.
Why are the nominees from this production awesome?
They are great artists and people and a joy to collaborate with. Support them and their work!
Was there anything odd, quirky, innovative, funny or otherwise noteworthy about your experience with this production?
Working in non-traditional theater spaces, as we do, is always a challenge but also leads to some amazing constructive and collaborative thinking!
What does this nomination mean to you?
That APAC's work is reaching audience members which is an meaningful accolade for an artistic director / director.