_gaia Presents Galileo the Musical in an evening of one-acts as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity June 1st-26th Gene Frankel Theatre and The Robert Moss TheaterFor the first time, _gaia will be participating in the 2nd annual Planet Connections Festivity in an evening of one-acts presenting Galileo the Musical, book written by Marisol Tirelli Rivera, composed by James Behr, directed by Jenny Fersch, musical direction by Esther Ji Hye Choi and produced by Lillian Ribeiro. The Festivity will take place June 1st through the 26th at Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street), and The Robert Moss Theater at 440 Studios (440 Lafayette Street) in New York City.
This one-act embarks on a soulful journey to the past in the life of Galileo Galilei in his quest to save the environment and preserve intellectual freedom. The production features Paul Fraccalvieri, Tatum Kenney, Dominic Kidwell, Nathan Lugo, Jason Pumarada, Gloria Rice, Frank Rosner, Trish Szymanski and Ellen Weiss.
Technical Direction/Lighting Design by: Bruce Kraemer, Costume Design by: Howard Richman, and Stage Management by: Janelle Zapata.
Galileo the Musical plays the following schedule at The Robert Moss Theater as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity: Wednesday, June 8 at 8:30 PM, * Saturday, June 11 at 4:00 PM, Wednesday, June 15 at 6:30 PM, Sunday June 19 3:30 PM, Thursday June 21 at 8:00 PM and Friday June 24 at 6:30 PM.
Location: The Robert Moss Theater, 440 Lafayette Street, New York, NY
The theater is located between Astor Place and 4th St. and across the street from The Public Theater. Conveniently located near the N, R, W, and 6 trains.
Tickets are $18 and can be purchased in advance at https://www.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/27385
or http://planetconnections.org/ or by calling 1-866-811-4111.
*A special benefit show on June 11 will feature a talk back from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM with artist and author, C Bangs and space scientist and author Dr. Greg Matloff (authors of Paradise Regained: The Greening of the Earth. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the East Coast Maine Coon Rescue an organization dedicated to rescuing cats and placing them in homes.
_gaia is a collective of women artists and activists creating art, events and opportunities in the visual and media arts, performance and design. Its members actively promote and support the work of local women artists while developing programs that encourage collaboration and create community to help emerging artists in need of studio space, facilities and resources. In pursuit of raising awareness _gaia concentrates on activism, from issues in the local community and the art world to global issues affecting the lives of women.
The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity is New York's premiere eco-friendly theatre festival. Fostering a diverse cross-section of performances, the festival seeks to inspire artists and audiences both creatively and fundamentally, in a festive atmosphere. At the heart of the festivity are like-minded individuals striving to create professional, meaningful theatre, while supporting organizations, which give back to the community at large.
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