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Countess of Storyville- Pasadena Playhouse Lab
October 24, 2015
Destinee Had the privilege of participating in the lab of Countess of Storyville produced by Pasadena Playhouse. Playing both a Razzy and Sugar Pie, she enjoyed bringing life to these newly developed characters. Read more about the Countess of Storyville below.
THE COUNTESS OF STORYVILLE, a new original American musical, will be performed at an invitation only developmental lab on October 22nd and 23rd at Pearl Studios. Directed by Mark Waldrop, "The Countess of Storyville", has Music by Martin Silvestri, Lyrics by Joel Higgins, Book by R.M. Cohen and is choreographed by Denis Jones. The musical is presented by The Pasadena Playhouse in association with Margot Astrachan & Michael Rubenstein. Following the lab, the musical is scheduled to go to The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa from Jan 11th, 2016 to Feb 21st, and then to The Pasadena Playhouse in May/June 2016. In 1897 The City of New Orleans decreed a Red Light District, 10 Blocks of... Sin. In the 20 years that it existed, Jazz was born there and Ragtime was born there, and there was a woman they called The Countess of Storyville. The return of Countess Willie Dupree to New Orleans 30 years after her birth in prison triggers a saga in which the only certainty is that family ties can kill. The readings will feature Nikki Renee Daniels, Paul Schoeffler, Jamie Laverdiere & Kecia Lewis.