Playwrights Horizons and the Vineyard Theatre co-produce the new musical The Burnt Part Boys, by Mariana Elder, Chris Miller, and Nathan Tysen. Direction and musical staging is by Joe Calarco.
Rural West Virginia, 1962. Fourteen year-old Pete's fighting to claim his past. His older brother Jake's hoping to forge a future. With its soaring, elegiac score and eclectic band of youngsters teetering on the brink of adulthood, this inspirational new musical from an acclaimed new team finds both the streaks of light and the heart of darkness within us all.