World Premiere of REASONABLE TERMS PDF Print E-mail

a new musical by MNM workshop members Marianne Kallen, Karena Mendoza, and Joan Grigonis.

Saturday July 20 at 8 PM and Sunday July 21 at 3 PM
City Lit Theater
1020 West Bryn Mawr (at Kenmore) in the Edgewater Presbyterian Church
Ticket are $10 on Saturday and $15 on Sunday at 773-293-3682 or at the door.

in THE ART OF ADAPTATION FESTIVAL presented by City Lit Theater
1020 West Bryn Mawr (at Kenmore) in the Edgewater Presbyterian Church

We want you at City Lit’s festival of world premiere of eight literary adaptations for REASONABLE TERMS. There will be four adaptations performed on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20 at 8 PM. Sunday July 21 at 3 PM, all of the adaptations will be performed in a marathon and the winner will be announced. Friday and Saturday tickets are $10, Sunday marathon tickets are $15. Each adaptation runs no longer than 20 minutes. Call the box office today at 773-293-3682 to reserve tickets. 

To see the other pieces in the festival check out http://www.citylit.org/ArtofAdaptation.htm

REASONABLE TERMS is a new musical based on a short story in Animal Crackers by Hannah Tinti (The Good Thief) with book & lyrics by Marianne Kallen, music by Karena Mendoza, and book by Joan Grigonis.

The Zookeeper has two concerns – his wife Matilda who is broody and his giraffes, Lulu and Francesco, who are demanding. “Beware, due to our fragile cardiovascular systems, it is dangerous to excite us!”

The REASONABLE TERMS cast features:

  • Heather Adams as Lulu a visionary giraffe
  • Karyn Davidowicz as Matilda, the Zookeeper’s broody wife
  • John Gurdian as the Zookeeper
  • Varris Holmes as Francesco, a feisty giraffe
  • Melissa Rosenberg as the Zookeeper’s Psychiatrist
  • Patricia Rusk as Music Director
  • Mallory Primm as Stage Director

Saturday July 20 at 8 PM and Sunday July 21 at 3 PM