Adam Rapp to Direct Lili Taylor in Karen O's Stop the Virgens Opera
With songs by Karen O (frontwoman for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs) and featuring music direction by her bandmate Nick Zinner, along with Sam Spiegel, the piece is a psycho-Opera that examines the tragic joys of youth. Among the performers in the piece will be members of the Greenhornes/Raconteurs, Money Mark, YYYs drummer Brian Chase, and actress Lili Taylor.
Atlantic Theater Company will premiere Rapp's newest play, Dreams of Flying Dreams of Falling, which will begin performances at C will premiere at Classic Stage Company, September 9 - October 23. His other plays include Red Light Winter, Finer Noble Gases, Stone Cold Dead Serious, Metal Children, and The Hallway Trilogy.