Freshly Tossed 2008



Blending music, dance, theatre, and comedy, Freshly Tossed features artists who take an innovative and exciting approach towards musical theatre. Curators Wendy Seyb and Mark Lonergan have brought together an outstanding group of artists who blend music and comedy in intriguing and surprising new ways. Wendy Seyb (Walmartopia, School Daze, But I'm A Cheerleader) presents two excerpts from her repertoire, including her latest work, FAITH, which was a smash at DanceBreak 2008, and DISCO MAGIC, a new piece from last year's SUPER NOVA team, Mark Gindick and Kathryn Fraggos. Mark Lonergan (CUT TO THE CHASE, THIS WAY THAT WAY) presents two new excerpts from his company Parallel Exit's tap comedy TIME STEP, featuring performers and co-creators Ryan Kasprzak, Brent McBeth, and Derek Roland.Choreographer Ray Hesselink (Billy Elliot, Imagine Tap) presents a work of brand new choreography; and performer Chris Allison, one of America's leading professional clowns, presents a classic act, "Chris and His Big Balls." More to be announced soon, including a surprise celebrity guest!

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