May 21, 2015

Dust and Shadow (Reading)

Bryce Pinkham, Aaron Lazar, Lilli Cooper Among Reading Cast of New Sherlock Holmes Musical Dust & Shadow

By Michael Gioia
20 May 2015

Bryce Pinkham
Photo by Monica Simoes

Industry readings of Dust & Shadow, a musical adaptation of Lyndsay Faye’s novel pitting Sherlock Holmes against Jack the Ripper in 19th-century London, were held May 18-19 at Pearl Studios in New York City. Tony nominee Bryce Pinkham starred.

Directed by Matt LenzDust & Shadowfeatures a book by Kasey Marino, music by Jonathan Reid Gealt and lyrics by Dustin Sullivan.

Jim Augustine presented the reading, which starred Pinkham (Gentleman’s Guide) as Sherlock Holmes, Aaron Lazar(The Last Ship, The Light in the Piazza) as Dr. John Watson, Lilli Cooper (Spring Awakening, Wicked) as Miss Monk and Kevin Massey (Gentleman’s Guide, Memphis) as Constable Bennett.

Rounding out the cast were Joseph Dellger, Sally WilfertDrew Gehling, Michael Deleget, Nick SpanglerD.C. Anderson, Oliver Hollmann, Alexa Green, Julia Burrows, Amy Toporek, Sally Eidman, Jenny Ashman, Matt Faucher and Jamal Lee Harris.

Shawn Pennington was the production stage manager, and Andy Einhornprovided music direction. Zoe Treeson was the production assistant, and Jeremy Lyons was on piano with Peter Sachon on cello.

Producer Augustine told that plans for the musical include an out-of-town tryout with commercial runs in New York City and abroad.

Songwriter Gealt was featured in’s Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should Know. Click here to read more about his work.


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May 11, 2015

Delaware Theater Company & Delaware Symphony Orchestra


A Co-Production with the Delaware Symphony Orchestra
Words and Music by Stephen Sondheim
Friday, May 15, 2015 to Sunday, May 17, 2015


A humorous, poignant and sophisticated musical “review”, Putting It Together is a thematic celebration of the state and screen work of multiple Tony Award-winner Stephen Sondheim, the foremost theatrical composer/lyricist of our time. Featuring a cast of Broadway’s “Who’s Who”, Putting It Together is studded with material from a number of Sondheim’s original musicals and films including A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Merrily We Roll Along, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, andAssassins.

Tickets are $75 for non-subscribers or $60 for subscribers of Delaware Theatre Company or the Delaware Symphony Orchestra.

Kim Carson, Kevin Massey, Robert Newman, Joey Sorge, Kim Zimmer

PUtting it together

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