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SHE PERSISTED

  • MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 7:30PM
  • THE SHEEN CENTER FOR THOUGHT AND CULTURE | 18 BLEECKER STREET, NYC
  • GET TICKETS HERE

Conceived, Curated and Directed by 2017 Leo Shull Musical Directing Fellow Laura Brandel

Cast: To Be Announced

Synopsis: She Persisted is a surprising, moving, and unexpected musical evening celebrating the fortitude and resilience of female characters in American musicals. Through scenes, songs and moments from both classic and contemporary musicals, director Laura Brandel leads us on a journey through her insights and experience of the past twelve months.  Made possible by support from the Leo Shull Foundation for the Arts.

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The Director...

LAURA BRANDEL is a NYC-based director/choreographer of new musicals, plays, and devised work.  Artistic Producer, NYTB’s New Works Series (2008-2016).  Director of Dramatists Guild Fellows Presentation (Playwrights Horizons).  Directing: Mackenzie & The Missing Boy (MTF),The Good Girl and Body and Soul (Manhattan MT Lab), Deux Femme (The Lark), Missing Karma (Samuel French OOB-Festival), A.R.T./New York Gala honoring S. Epatha Merkerson.  Choreographer: Cry Eden (Access Theater), Hit the Wall (Barrow Street), a cautionary tail (The Flea). Consultant to Larry Keigwin on Rent Off-Broadway, Assistant Director Doctor Faustus (CSC).  Member SDC, Lincoln Center Directors Lab, DNA’s Choreolab. BA in Dance/Dance Education from Hunter College. www.LauraMovesPeople.com.