Eddie Korbich and More Celebrate Opening Night of My Parsifal Conductor
Robert Kalfin directs the new play by Allan Leicht.
The world premiere of Allan Leicht's My Parsifal Conductor opened October 11 at the Marjorie S. Deane Theater at the West Side YMCA. Robert Kalfin directs the production, set to play through November 3.
My Parsifal Conductor follows composer Richard Wagner and his wife Cosima as they try to control their anti-Semitic views when King Ludwig II of Bavaria insists that Hermann Levi, the son of a rabbi, conduct Wagner's final masterpiece, Parsifal.
Eddie Korbich stars as Wagner, with Claire Brownell as Cosima, Geoffrey Cantor as Levi, Carlo Bosticco as Ludwig, Logan James Hall as Nietzsche, Alison Cimmet as Dora, and Jazmin Gorsline as Carrie/Sophie.
The production features set design by Harry Feiner, costume design by Gail Cooper-Hect, lighting design by Paul Hudson, sound design by Andy Evan Cohen, and projection design by Tim Donovan/Bravo Media.