SEESAW

Genre: Drama, Dance, Musical
Book by Michael Bennett, Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by Dorothy Fields, Dir/Chor. by Michael Blevins

SEESAW, is the 1974 two-time Tony winning musical with book by Michael Bennett, music by Cy Coleman, and lyrics by Dorothy Fields. Based on the William Gibson's Tony Nominated play "Two for the Seesaw", the plot focuses on a brief affair between Jerry Ryan, a young mid-west lawyer who's recently separated from his wife, and Gittel Mosca, a gallant and goofy streetwise dancer from the Bronx who wins at life but loses at love.

*Equity Approved Showcase

Produced by Justin Boccitto & The Group Theatre Too, LLC

"Michael Blevins is a wizard of a Director/Choreographer." Peter Filichia, TheaterMania.com

Cast:
Cristina Marie, Tim Falter*, Brian Duryea, Janelle Neal*, Ryan Gregorio, Paul Aguirre*, Sara Andreas*, Crystal Chapman*, Ann Ehnes, Kevin B. Johnson, Stephanie Long, Geoffrey Mergele, Emily Knox Peterson*, Jennifer Sanchez, Stacey Sipowicz*, Sidney Erik Wright*

Director/Choreographer: Michael Blevins*
Musical Director: Christine Riley
Costume Design: Vangeli
Production Stage Manager: Kelly Varley*

*Member of Actors Equity Association

GTT Artistic Advisors:
Mercedes Ellington
Nicole Fosse
Mallory Graham
Maurice Hines
Bernard Kaplan
Theodore Mann
Bettye Morrow
Chita Rivera
Sue Samuels

www.seesawthemusical.com
About the Company: The Group Theatre Too, LLC

The Group Theatre Too was founded in 2003 by Artistic Director, Michael Blevins and Executive Producer, Justin Boccitto. Some of GTT's past productions have included: the New York revival of Seesaw, Count To Ten, an official selection of the 2009 New York Musical Theatre Festival and winner of the 2008 National Youth Theatre Award for Best New Musical, Stephen Belber's Tape, Quick Curtains, Jack Heifner's Vanities, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Love Letters, Provincetown 2012, The Boyfriend, The Subject Was Roses, David Rimmer’s Album and the annual Choreographer’s Canvas. GTT also produced MAC Award Winner, Alisa Schiff, in Mama Said...The Songs of Cass Elliott.

Generation Tap, GTT’s tap company, has appeared at Tap City, Tap Extravaganza, The United Nations, Circle in the Square and was featured in Dancer Magazine. Seen by over 5,000 school students, GTT’s social awareness play, Aftermath is now available for performance through Heuer Publishing. GTT also runs after-school arts programming and retains a fiscal sponsorship through The Field, a 501 (c)(3) organization in Manhattan. GTT's Artistic Advisory Board includes Mercedes Ellington, Nicole Fosse, Mallory Graham, Maurice Hines, John Kander, Bernard Kaplan, Theodore Mann*, Bettye Morrow, David Rimmer, Chita Rivera and Sue Samuels. The company is represented by entertainment lawyer, Donald Farber.

The Group Theatre Too hopes to encourage diversity and the exploration of the human experience through theatre-dance-music performances and arts education programs that will require youths and adults to be active participants and advocates for others; aware of their surroundings and their ability to mediate and effect change. Through the celebration of artists and the art of entertainment, GTT hopes to communicate the fact that as many ways as we humans are different we share common bonds and can connect with everyone on some level bringing new understanding and compassion to our lives.

*deceased

Open:   03/09/08
Close:   03/15/08

Schedule:
Friday, March 9th, 8pm
Monday, March 10th, 8pm
Tuesday, March 11th, 8pm
Saturday, March 15th, 2pm
Theater:   Connelly Theater
Address:   220 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10009
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Closest subway: 6 to Astor Place. Walk south to 4th Street, east to theatre

Cost:$18 at the door, $15.75 at Theatermania.com
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Company: The Group Theatre Too, LLC         Official Web Site: www.grouptheatretoo.org