Monthly Archives: May 2011

Brooklyn Moon this Monday at Joe’s Pub!

I’m getting very excited for the Brooklyn Moon concert reading at Joe’s Pub on Monday night.  We had a fabulous rehearsal yesterday.  All these singer/actors and musicians are so talented and take such joy in what they good – plus there’s a burlesque number.  What more could you want?

For tickets – click here!

Brooklyn Moon
Words and Music by JC Hopkins
Directed by Lauren Keating
Musical Director J Walter Hawkes
With Karla Mosley, Alan Green, James Tyrone Lane, and Andromeda Turre
Live Music by JC Hopkins Heptet

A Brand New Jazz Swing Burlesque Musical.
When a jazz diva opens a supper club in Brooklyn she finds that Brooklyn may not be ready for it.

Some sneek peaks from rehearsal:

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Posted on May 19, 2011

The Metamorphoses

I’m so excited for the opening of my adaptation of Mary Zimmerman’s The Metamorphoses at the McCarter Theater this week!  I’ve been in residence there as the director/teaching artist of their Young Actors Studio.   These young adults have a commitment to their craft, and we’ve had such an exciting journey since February.  We’ve left the world of reality and naturalism to dive into magic and metaphor.  I can’t wait to see each of these talented and unique students take the final leap, and present their work to an audience.  I’m imagining their performances will continue to grow under the encouraging gaze of their friends and loved ones.

Come check us out!  Starting May 12th at 8pm in the Matthews Studio.
and details here.  Pictures coming next week!

And now, off to the student matinee of King Lear at BAM.  The high school students that I worked with last week are in for an incredible treat, and I’ll be very interested to see what questions come up in the talk back.  Can’t ask for anything better than a morning with Derek Jacobi and an evening with The Metamorphoses!

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Posted on May 10, 2011