Columbia Stages
Hour of the Star

BABY FAT: Act 1 A Screeching Weasel Rock Opera, Music and Lyrics: Ben Weasel, Libretto: Ben Weasel (after Victor Hugo and Francesco Maria Piave), Director: Michael Scholar, Jr.

Verdi's classic opera Rigoletto gets a punk rock overhaul by iconic frontman Ben Weasel of Screeching Weasel ("Cool Kids"). In this world premiere, we find ourselves in The Reptile House, a Chicago club where the house band Serpentello and its entourage are at the center of a dark vortex of debauchery from which seemingly no soul can escape unharmed.

STARRING
Marlene Ginader, Russell Fischer*, Kwame Michael Remy*

FEATURING
Anne Bragg, Ryan Connolly*, Matt Felkey, Mallory Gladman*, Ryan Halsaver*, Darian Marchetto, Maggie Politi*, Dan Rosenbaum, Basit Shittu, Alexander Tomas

BAND
Guitar/Keys/Band Leader: Keith Patchel (Richard Lloyd Band), Guitar: Mike Hunchback (Screeching Weasel), Bass: Billy Smolen, Drums: Derek Swink (Dizzy Bats)

CREATIVE TEAM
Director: Michael Scholar, Jr. Music Director and Arranger: Andy Peterson, Choreographer: Samantha Sheppard, Set and Props Designer: You-Shin Chen, Lighting Designer: Oona Curley, Costume Designer: Joseph Blaha, Video Designer: Conor Moore, Sound Designer: John Sully, Dramaturg: Anchuli Felicia King, Assistant Director: Ran Xia, Set and Props Associate: Yu-Ting Lin, Casting Director: Jamibeth Margolis, CSA

PRODUCTION TEAM
Producer: Kyle Cadotte, General Manager: Lucia Xiaoran Zhu, Associate Producer: Sipei Fang, Production Stage Manager: Joan Wyatt, Assistant Stage Manager: Abraham Marlett, Marketing Manager: Erik Kaiko, Company Manager: Michael Leibring

* Appears courtesy of Actors Equity

La MaMa Experimental Theater Club
66 East 4th Street


July 21-23, 2016

$15 General Admission/$5 Seniors

Free with any valid CUID or student ID;
Enter the code student to reserve your free ticket.
You must present your ID with the confirmation at the door.

Thursday, 7/21, @ 8pm
Friday, 7/22 @ 8pm
Saturday, 7/23 @ 7pm
Saturday, 7/23 @ 10pm

   

 

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