Barn on Fire – Musical Residency Program Performance

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Musical Residency Program Performance


Saturday, June 24, 2023

6:00PM (Cocktails beginning at 5:00PM on the Albert Lepage Pavilion)

Whyte Hall – Brandon Fradd Theatre (577 Coast Guard Walk, Fire Island Pines, NY 11782)

New York Theatre Barn and the Fire Island Pines Arts Project will partner again for Barn on Fire 2023, a musical residency program in Fire Island Pines for three musical theatre writing teams and their original musicals in development. Tony Award-winning director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell will serve as a mentor to the residency which includes the new musicals Coming Soon; The Bubble; and King Of Pangaea.

Come be a part of the creation of a new musical by attending this special performance on Saturday, June 24th, 2023 at 6PM in Whyte Hall’s Brandon Fradd Theater in Fire Island Pines.  Presentations will include a discussion and musical numbers from:

Coming Soon  Written by Rachel Lark

Coming Soon invites audiences on an exploration of kink, queerness, non-monogamy, and feminism through catchy and witty anthems. Maggie loves Mark and Mark really loves Maggie, but she has a secret.  She has been faking her orgasms for the entire 8-year relationship.  Maggie goes on a wacky journey to find sexual satisfaction and figure herself out.

The Bubble (former title Borders)  Written by Janine McGuire and Arri Lawton Simon

The Bubble, adapted from the 2006 film of the same name, tells the story of two men, one Israeli and one Palestinian who fall in love during the Second Intifada in the early 2000’s.

King of Pangaea  Music, book and lyrics by Martin Storrow.

After a sudden loss shatters his world apart, 21-year-old Christopher travels back to the imaginary island of his childhood in hopes of finding answers that will bring the pieces back together.

The Barn on Fire residency is made possible with generous support from Dalip Girdhar + Paul Austin (The P. Austin Foundation), Straighten Your Crown Productions, Henry Robin & Bob McGarity, Robert Littman & Sully Bonnolly, John Krawchuk & Vinnie Petrarca, Denise Lucy & Francoise Lepage, Isaac Namdar & Andrew Mitchell-Namdar, Carlos de la Puente & Simeon Kline, Gary Clinton & Don Millinger, and Matthew Woolf.

Click here to listen to the SirrusXM radio program, Broadway Names with Julie James and hear all about Barn on Fire 2022