IDEATION PRODUCTIONS is pleased to present LOVE SICK: A ROCK-OPERA, by composer/lyricist Georgia Shreve, directed by James Matthew Daniel. Love Sick: A Rock Opera is performed by seven opera singers and features the six-piece rock band, Contraband, with musical direction by William Day. Love Sick will play four performances Thursday, December 6th through Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at Brooklyn’s National Sawdust (80 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249).
Love Sick: A Rock-Opera follows Paul on his quest to cure the age-old problem of lovesickness. Thrown out on the street and facing the pain of rejection, Paul embarks on an epic journey to cure his serious ailment. Along the way, he meets Kate, and together they travel through time and space in search of the cure. Together they encounter doctors, a pharmaceutical empire, 17th–century herbalists, and more, but there’s a nagging question: Could the cure be right in front of them the entire time?
Starring Cameron Bartell (Philadelphia Orchestra, Cincinnati Playhouse), Jessica Fishenfeld (Southeastern Pennsylvania Symphony Orchestra, Palm Beach Orchestra), Edith Grossman (Opera Saratoga, Crane Opera Ensemble), Georgia Haege (Mamma Mia American National Tour), two-time Grammy nominated Lebanese-American tenor Roy Hage (Opera Philadelphia, Santa Fe Opera), Carla Jablonski (Metropolitan Opera), and Timothy McDevitt (NHK Symphony-Tokyo, Carnegie Hall, New York City Center),
Contraband features William Day on Trumpet, Matthew Sheens on the piano, Nick West on bass, Joshua Samuels on the drums/percussion, Emily Brausa on cello, and Hugh Stuckey on guitars.
Featuring scenic and prop design by Clark Parkan, costume design by Aidan Griffiths, lighting design by James Matthew Daniel and projection design by Maxwell Bowman. Thomas Dieter is the production stage manager, and Yanni Burton is the executive producer.
Love Sick: A Rock-Opera plays the following four performances:
Thu, December 6th at 7:30 PM
Fri, December 7th at 7:30 PM
Sat, December 8th at 2:00 PM
Sat, December 8th at 7:30 PM
Tickets are $20.00 and are currently available to purchase by calling 6467798455or by visiting www.nationalsawdust.org. Tickets may also be purchased 30 minutes before showtime.
Running Time: 1 hour and ten minutes with no intermission.
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