Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Upcoming: Self Doubt, the musical, workshop production, Salvage Vanguard Theatre, January 7

Received directly from Jenny Larson at the Salvage Vanguard Theatre:

Self Doubt: The Musical (working title)
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a workshop production, one night only

Written by Andy Bayiates, Chicago-based Neo-Futurist alumnus
Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Mastro, New York playwright and Neo-Futurist
Directed by Halena Kays, UT MFA directing student and former artistic
director of Chicago’s Barrel of Monkeys

January 7th @ 8pm on the Mainstage, $5 admission

Charlie is a 32-year-old copywriter who never really "went for it" as a musician. Now he's married with a mortgage, feeling lost and not quite sure what he wants out of life. His advertising job is troubled, and he's at a career crossroads in the middle of a down economy. Were he just dealing with this career crisis, that would be enough to keep him awake at night; however, he's visited by a mysterious ghost who warns him that he'sabout to lose everything: his job, his house and his super awesome wife.

Self Doubt: The Musical is funny, twisted and full of angst. Also, there are rock songs.

Followed at 10pm on the Mainstage, free
--A beer blast!
Come and mingle with the WPA collaborators over a beverage or two.

Works Progress Austin (WPA), an annual development project, gives artists a playground to develop new works. Over the course of one week actors,
writers, directors, filmmakers, dramaturges, comedians, and musicians are given the opportunity to incubate and experiment. Come to the WPA and witness the construction of the future of American art!

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