THAT OTHER WOMAN'S CHILD

Genre: Comedy, Musical, Festival
Book, Lyrics & Music by SHERRY LANDRUM & GEORGE S. CLINTON; Directed by SHERRY LANDRUM

THE NEW YORK MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL (NYMF), REX KNOWLES and WILL STURTEVANT are pleased to announce the New York premiere production of THAT OTHER WOMAN'S CHILD, directed by Sherry Landrum. THAT OTHER WOMAN'S CHILD, will play a limited engagement at Off-Broadway's 37 Arts Theatre C (450 West 37th Street, NYC). Performances begin Monday, September 29 and continue through to Sunday, October 5.

Dawn Hanover, a professional woman from Los Angeles, returns home to her Kentucky roots to claim her birthright. When the folks on the Hanover farm hear their long-lost big-city half-sister "that other woman's child" is coming to Kentucky to claim her share of the farm, all hell breaks loose. They have dreaded this moment for years, and they "ain't gonna" let no city woman take what is rightfully theirs. Little do they know, that Dawn is actually coming to connect with her unknown family. THAT OTHER WOMAN'S CHILD is a joyful, bluegrass-laced look at the trials and tribulations of the ties that bind.

THAT OTHER WOMAN'S CHILD was written by Sherry Landrum and George S. Clinton. Sherry is the recipient of two Los Angeles Drama Critic's awards for her directing and has been awarded a Gold Record. She is Artistic Director of the Chattanooga State Repertory Theatre and of the Professional Actor Training Program at Chattanooga State Technical Community College. George has composed numerous Hollywood film scores including the Austin Powers movies and the EMMY award winning Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. George serves as an advisor at the Sundance Composers Lab. Awards include a Grammy nomination, an EMMY nomination, and 8 BMI Film Music Awards, including their highest honor, the Richard Kirk Career Achievement Award.

The production stars Andrea A. McCullough (National Tours: Grease, Nunsense!, Urintown) as Granny Loomis Hanover, Mary Mossberg (Mamma Mia! National Tour) as Dawn Hanover, Tina Marie Casamento (Kiss Me Kate National Tour) as Aurora, Allan Ledford as Matthew Mark, Don Noble (Off Broadway's Perfect Crime) as Luke John, Canedy Knowles as Corinthianne, Quinn VanAntwerp as Jimmy John, Dave Schoonover (Cats National Tour) as Leviticus Numbers, Erin Parker (Ring of Fire National Tour) as Song of Solomon, Whit Baldwin as Peter Hale and Christian Mansfield as Deuteronomy.

The production features scenic design by Lino Toyos, costume design by Brenda Schwab, and lighting design by Annmarie Duggan. David Libby is Musical Director and Mark Knowles is Choreographer. Michael Cassara is the casting director, and Shani Murfin is the stage manager.

About the Company: New York Musical Theater Festival

The New York Musical Theatre Festival, now in its sixth year, has premiered more than 175 new musicals since 2004. The largest musical theatre event in America, NYMF has been hailed as "the Sundance of Musical Theatre," and is widely regarded as the key source for new material and talent discovery. NYMF is the flagship program of National Music Theater Network, Inc., a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization. NYMF 2009 is presented in association with BroadwayWorld.com, Production Resource Group and TheaterMania.com, and is supported by Back Stage, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, BroadwayBox.com, BroadwayInsider.com, Broadway.TV, Clear Channel Spectacolor, DFD-TV, Frank & Camille's Fine Pianos, King Displays, Manhattan Movement & Arts Center, New World Stages, NASDAQ OMX, Next Magazine, PMD Promotions, Queerty.com, Reuters, Sweet Caroline's, Tekserve, TheMenEvent.com, The Tank, and Times Square Squared. Major supporters include The ASCAP Foundation, BMI Foundation, Inc., The Broadway League, The BWF Foundation, The Nathan Cummings Foundation with the support and encouragement of Jamie Mayer, The Charlie & Jane Fink Charitable Fund, The Rodgers & Hammerstein Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, and The Theater League. NYMF is supported, in part, by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. NYMF's programs are made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency. NYMF Memberships, which combine charitable contributions with valuable, flexible ticket packages and perks like early seating, and tickets to individual events are available for purchase at (212) 352-3101 or www.nymf.org.



Cast: Brandon Michael Arrington, Whit Baldwin, Tina Marie Casamento, Sabrina Cohen, Lindsay Fussell, Kelsey Griffith, Candice Guardian, Warren Kelley, Canedy Knowles, Allan Ledford, Drew Little, Christian Mansfield, Andrea A. Mccollough, Mary Mossberg, Don Noble, Anthony Palencsar, Erin Parker, Paul Reid, Kate Roth, Maria Sager, Dave Schoonover, Amy Shure, Quinn Vanantwerp
Preview:   09/29/08
Open:   09/30/08
Close:   10/05/08

Schedule:
Monday, Sep 29th at 8:00 pm
Tuesday, Sep 30th at 1:00 pm
Wednesday, Oct 1st at 5:00 pm
Friday, Oct 3rd at 9:00 pm
Saturday, Oct 4th at 5:00 pm
Sunday, Oct 5th at 1:00 pm
Theater:   37 Arts Theatre
Address:   450 W. 37th St.
New York, NY
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Cost:$20.00
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