New York City
CAP 21 presents Radiant Baby, featuring a book by Stuart Ross, music by Debra Barsha, and lyrics by Ira Gasman, Stuart Ross, Debra Barsha. The musical is based on Keith Haring: The Authorized Biography, by
John Gruen, who serves as artistic consultant on the production. Frank Ventura directs and choreographs, with musical direction by Michael Hicks.
Radiant Baby is a musical celebrating the life and work of Keith Haring, one of the most innovative pop artists of the 20th century. His signature style centered around the universal themes of birth, death, love, sex, and war. In the tradition of pop culture, his provocative works were celebrated and sometimes criticized for being too commercial. Haring was determined to make his work accessible to the public and used it to generate activism and raise awareness about AIDS.
This is a CAP21 Conservatory production.