the distant land of my father
Original Music by
Based on the novel by
Oscar & Richard & Joe
A play by Scotty Arnold
Conceived by Jessica Beth Redish
Featuring material from Allegro
Music by Richard Rodgers
Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Jess is in a rut. She's let her dreams fester while pursuing something adjacent to her passion. Is it too late to change? An old, obscure Rodgers & Hammerstein musical may be just the thing to shed some light on her options.
Oscar & Richard & Joe was commissioned by The Music Theater Company, IL, and presented at the Ravinia Festival.
the veteran's wife
Book by Adrian Bewley
Leo Pesca proposed to his girlfriend on a whim, before enlisting to fight after 9/11. When he comes back a different person, does his wife Emma have an obligation to stay by his side?