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May Adrales, Gabriel Barre, Joe Calarco, Laura Eason to Direct at O’Neill’s 2011 National Music Theater Conference

Joe Calarco
Joe Calarco

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has announced directors for the previously reported musicals that will be developed and presented during the 2011 National Music Theater Conference, to run June 25 – July 15.

Daniel Goldstein and Michael Friedman’s exploration of romance that spans two generations, Unknown Soldier, will be directed by Laura Eason, with musical direction by Thomas Murray.

Chris Cragin and Don Chaffer’s comic portrait of an eccentric Appalachian family of musicians, Son Of A Gun, will be directed by Gabriel Barre with Matt Hinkley as music director.

Jordan Harrison and Daniel Zaitchik’s look at the creator of both Wonder Woman and the lie-detector test, and the two real women who inspired him, Suprema, will be directed by May Adrales with Julie McBride as music director.

Joe Calarco will helm The Shadow Sparrow, a cabaret musical set in Paris’ Pere LaChaise Cemetery, by Anton Dudley, Charlie Sohne, and Keith Gordon. David Libby will serve as music director.

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