Tony Nominee Lauren Worsham to Star in Reading of New Musical
Denny Dillon, Stephen Bogardus, and Luther Creek will also take part in Luna and the Gold River Docks.
Eric Dietz's new musical Luna and the Gold River Docks, inspired by the documentary The Whale by Michael Parfit and Suzanne Chisholm, will host an industry reading presentation on Friday, March 23, at 2pm.
Luna and the Gold River Docks follows the incredible true story of an abandoned orca whale named Luna whose search for friendship and human interaction ignited a political war in the town of Gold River in British Columbia.
A finalist for the Jerome Robbins Foundation's 2017 Project Springboard and previously heard in concert with New York Theatre Barn in March 2016, this reading will feature Lauren Worsham (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), Denny Dillon (My One and Only), Stephen Bogardus (Bright Star), Luther Creek (Rent), Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I), Jake Hart, Gillian Hassert, Zachary Infante, Nikko Kimzin, Peyton Lusk (Falsettos), Lindsay Roberts (After Midnight), Erin Rubico, and Dennis Stowe (Aladdin).
The reading is directed by Chase Brock, with music supervision by Rob Berman, and music direction by John Bell.