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[title of show] tells the story of two good friends, Jeff and Hunter. They have always dreamt of doing something important in the world of theatre. Another theatre festival is coming soon, and they decide to write a musical and participate in the event. They have little time, as in only three weeks left, but they try their best.

The boys bring in Heidi and Susan for further help and inspiration and the four decide that they will submit whatever they have written when the three-week deadline arrives. [title of show] is a show about dreams, friendship, and above all else, it is a tribute to everything musical theatre.

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Austin Theatre Project is thrilled to have an Austin theatre stalwart Andrew Cannata make his ATP debut in the role of Jeff, the young and struggling composer and lyricist. Joining Andrew in the role of Hunter, the book writer is Craig McKerley (First Date, Sweeney Todd). Jennifer Coy Jennings (The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Bending Broadway 5) will be seen in the role of Heidi, a friend of Jeff’s who keeps finding herself in the chorus of Broadway shows. Rounding out the cast is another newcomer to ATP, Emily Smith. Emily is playing the role of Susan, a friend of Hunter’s.

[Title of Show] with music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and a book by Hunter Bell is directed by Audrey Barrett, who will be making her directorial debut with ATP. She will also be playing the role of Mary, the show’s accompanist. Artistic Director Blackburn will be serving as Music Director and Chris Ehresman (Great American Trailer Park Musical, Bending Broadway 4 and 5) will choreograph the show. Lighting design is by James Jennings and sound is by Jeff Miller. Veronica Prior will be designing costumes and the set will be designed by David Blackburn.

[title of show] opens February 3, 2017 and runs through February 18. All performances will be at the Trinity Street Black Box Theatre, located at 901 Trinity Street on the 4th floor of First Baptist Church. 

Austin Theatre Project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

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