Monday, March 26, 2012

Jackson Heights resident Bree Benton Show!

La MaMa will be presenting Poor Baby Bree in
I Am Going to Run Away, a one-woman tragicomic musical inspired by Victorian melodrama and early cinema, conceived and performed by Jackson Heights resident Bree Benton, with an original book written by Benton and fifteen archival songs from the golden age of vaudeville (1890s-1930s). The production’s directed by David Schweizer, with musical direction by Jackson Heights resident Franklin Bruno (on piano), and featuring Karen Waltuch (on viola) and Jacob Garchik (on tuba and trombone).

Poor Baby Bree in I Am Going to Run Away runs from April 13 – 29 at The Club at La MaMa (74A East 4 St.) in NYC and officially opens on April 14.

For more info you can visit
You can view a promo video trailer for the show at
and video footage is available upon request)

The press dates are: Fri 4/13 at 10pm, Sat 4/14 at 10pm, Sun 4/15 at 5:30pm