Recent Fiddler on the Roof star Samantha Massell is among the cast of We Have Apples.
Recent Fiddler on the Roof star Samantha Massell is among the cast of We Have Apples.
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Tony LaPlaca will produce a reading of the new musical We Have Apples, with book and lyrics by Rachel Griffin and music by Griffin and Aron Accurso, on February 27 at noon and 4pm. Lorin Latarro (Waitress) directs.

We Have Apples follows Jane, a quirky 19-year-old, who is determined to overcome her mental illness and become a successful writer. Paralyzed by the intensity of depression, Jane is forced to check into a psychiatric facility. The show addresses mental illness and the barriers to adequate mental health care.

The cast of We Have Apples includes Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof), Emily Koch (Wicked), Eric LaJuan Summers (Kinky Boots), Michael Mendez (Chaplin), Jennie Harney (The Color Purple), Krystina Alabado (American Psycho), Stephen Langton (Newsies), Michael McCoy (The Phantom of the Opera), Cheryl Stern (La Cage aux Folles), Nick Verina (Follies), and Stuart Zagnit (Newsies).

Those interested in attending the reading should contact wehaveapples@gmail.com.