ɪ’liʒən: the process of joining together or merging things, especially abstract ideas
A Flight of Short Musicals - 2020
Our “short musicals” festival presented a flight of a half dozen 10 to 20-minute musicals, with brief intermissions between each to enjoy a flight of your favorite beverage – wine, specialty cocktails or non-alcoholic options! The musicals included:
My Boyfriend is an Alien (and I’m OK with that)
by Christine Toy Johnson & Bobby Cronin
by Germaine Shames & Nadav Amir-Himmel
by Scott Guy set to music by Liza Lehmann
by Benjamin Emory Larson and Eric "Pogi" Sumangil
Missing Karma by Timothy Huang
Plus a few surprises!
Highlights from our January 2020 production!
Cherry and Spoon: "They're all truly delightful and unexpected, at least one locally written, and performed by a talented local cast."
Twin Cities Stages: "A Flight of Short Musicals is a perfect show for anyone who is a fan of musical theater and wants to explore what the genre is capable of portraying in only a short amount of time."
Millennial on the Mezzanine: "The talented cast of nine brings their A-game to make the audience believe their stories without any elaborate sets. And it works. These are some seriously strong actors that don’t need any bells and whistles to make you believe them. You just will."
Stages of Minnesota: "What was fun about this evening was that if you didn’t care for one of the pieces it’s no big deal it will be over shortly and you’ll have another musical to connect with. The strength of the evening is that you never feel that way about any of the shows, they are all enjoyable, fun well written and catchy."
Cast & Creative
Jim Ahrens Kyler Chase Justin Michael Cooke* Vanessa Gamble
Anna Hickey Tristen Sima Leslie Vincent Christine Wade* Harrison Wade
Director: Lindsay Fitzgerald
Stage Manager: Z Makila
Music Director: Harrison Wade
Vocal Director: Christine Wade
*Member of Actors Equity Association