LOVER I’LL BRING
YOU BACK TO LIFE

Tuesday, April 25 @ 8PM

 

by WHITNEY WHITE
directed by MELISSA KIEVMAN

Featuring
Di/ Composer WHITNEY WHITE
Director MELISSA KIEVMAN
Idol Friend BRITT FAULKNER
The Master KENARD JACKSON
Kyle/Drummer DAVE REGISTER
Dude/Guitar BILLY FINN
Other Dude/Bass LESTER ST.LOUIS
Guitar
 DAN ROSATO 

 

ABOUT THE SHOW

LOVER I’LL BRING YOU BACK TO LIFE follows Diana as she attempts to bring her scorned dead boyfriend back to life with the power of Vodoun. Along the journey we meet a hipster Vodoun master, her infamous aunt Sadie, a best friend, and the lover in question, all as she tries to piece her life back together.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

WHITNEY WHITE is a theatre artist and musician based in Brooklyn. She is currently the 2017 Roundabout Directing Fellow. This winter Whitney assisted Sam Gold on Othello at The New York Theatre Workshop starring Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo. Lover I’ll Bring You Back to Life was first part of Ars Nova’s 2016 ANT Fest, and her musical adaption of Macbeth: Macbeth in Stride was part of Chautauqua Theatre’s 2016 season. Film/TV: Ocean’s 8 (2017), Louie (FX), The Playboy Club (NBC). MFA in Acting, Brown University/Trinity Rep, BA in Political Science and Certificate in Musical Theatre Northwestern University.whitney-white.com.

 

MELISSA KIEVMAN (Director) directed the Ars Nova Project Residency of Those Lost Boys. She’s directed and developed new plays at The La Jolla Playhouse, Syracuse Stage, Soho Rep, Atlantic Theater Company, TheaterworksUSA at the Lucille Lortel, Children’s Theater Company in Minneapolis, Hangar Theatre, O’Neill Theater Center, The Guthrie Lab, ACT Seattle, Roadworks in Chicago, Asolo Rep, Great Lakes Theater Festival/Cleveland Public and the Gate Theater, London. She is a member of EST, a New Georges affiliated artist, a Lincoln Center Lab alumna, a Drama League fellow and recipient of the NEA/TCG Program for Directors. Kievman formerly served as Associate Artistic Director of New Dramatists, facilitating the development of hundreds of new plays and new music-theater pieces. She is co-creator of Chekhov at Lake Lucille, an annual retreat and performance project in upstate New York.

 

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