Starting Here, Starting Now
Music by David Shire
Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.
Directed by Scott LaFeber
The excitement of young love and the confusion of growing up (or is it the other way around?) are explored in this intimate revue from one of the most respected teams in the contemporary musical theatre, Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire. Using songs from their various early musicals (produced or otherwise), this bold, extroverted journey takes a winsome cast of three through the maze of modern relationships with its heart firmly on its sleeve. As with all of Maltby and Shire’s work, each song is an impeccably crafted story: original, engaging, bursting with character, and showcasing the versatility and charisma of its performer. From tender ballads to hysterical husband-hunting laments, from wry comments on trendy marriages to ecstatic shouting-from-the-rooftop celebration, STARTING HERE, STARTING NOW has an appealing freshness that has made it a perennial favorite throughout the world.
Greene Theater (Directions)
November 21–24, 2013
Thursday, November 21: 8:00 pm
Friday, November 22: 5:00 pm and 9:00 pm
Saturday, November 23: 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm
Sunday, November 24: 2:00 pm
Tickets: $12 General Audience, $8 Emerson community
|Scenic Designer||Julia Kreitman|
|Costume Designer||Elvira Valencia|
|Lighting Designer||Marta Williams|
|Sound Designer||Corey Charness|
|Stage Manager||Fatimah Mateen|
|Woman 1||Breena Beck / Audrey Owens|
|Woman 2||Emilie Mirvis / Kyleigh Taylor|
|Woman 3||Kristen DiMercurio / Chaira Trentalange|
|Man||Chris Renalds / Andrew Spatafora|
Starting Here, Starting Now is double-cast, with the following performance schedule for each company:
Performing: Thu 11/21, 8pm; Fri 11/22, 9pm; Sat 11/23, 2pm
Performing: Fri 11/22, 5pm; Sat 11/23, 8pm; Sun 11/24, 2pm
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