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BMI Teams with Century Center for Evening of Cabaret

Posted in News on November 1, 2000

BMI and The Century Center for the Performing Arts will host an evening of five ten-minute musicals by members of the BMI-Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop on Monday, November 13 at 6 and 8pm.

The evening is an encore presentation of material seen at the BMI-Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop In-House Cabaret in September and is the first time the In-House Cabaret has been open to members of the general theatre-going public. The evening will consist completely of works created in the BMI-Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop including:

GIRLS ARE FROM PLUTO, BOYS ARE FROM URANUS - a sly look at the sophisticated loved life of three prepubescent boys. Book and lyrics by Beth McLure and music by Howard Levitsky.

THE FULLNESS OF LIFE is a adaptation of a moving Edith Wharton short story withbook, Music and Lyrics by Ed Goldschneider

GALILEO - an off the wall musical that starts with astronomer Galileo peeking through his telescope and shifts to the modern day musical theatre scene. Book, music and lyrics by Bill Hirtz.

OEDIPUS A CAPPELLA - features members of the Bob Ross Juice Group, a contemporary a cappella group. The short piece is a hip, sometimes humourous look at the Oedipus legend. Book and lyrics by Kristen Anderson, music by James-Allen Ford.

GOODBYE, LILY DAW - takes place in 1930's Mississippi and features an amazing array of actors who double as on stage musicians. A touching, witty and whimsical musical with book, music and lyrics by Tom Kenaston.

The Century Center for the Performing Arts is located at 111 East 15th Street just east of Union Square Park. Take the N, R, 4, 5, or 6 train to Union Square/14th St. Station. Reservations: Bick Goss (212)982-6782 x819. There is a suggested contribution of $10.

J. C. Compton is Artistic Director of Century Center for the Performing Arts and Ralph Odom serves as Managing Director. Bick Goss is Director of Musical Theatre for the Center and Frank Evans is serving as BMI Coordinator.