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From the first table read, we've been fortunate to work with talented professionals. Here's the path to date, with the most recent activities listed first. 

Most photos by Joe Wrinn.

New York Theatre Barn Choreography Lab photos by Rebecca J. Michelson.

The 24 Hour Plays/Dramatists Guild Virtual Table Read

Focus: Revised book

Directed by Benny Sato Ambush

Actors: Stephon Pettway, Montgomery Sutton, Aisha Josiah, Kenjiro Lee

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New York Theatre Barn Choreography Lab

One of three new musicals curated and directed by Avital Asuleen, who selected Jonathan Lee to choreograph “It’s in the Police Report.” Moderated by Tony-nominated & Olivier Award-winning composer/lyricist Laurence O’Keefe. (Photo by Rebecca J. Michelson)

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Dramatists Guild Institute - Plays in Progress

Consultation with John Dietrich through the Dramatists Guild Institute's Plays in Progress program resulting in a revision of the book, follow-up evaluation and discussion, and refinements.

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Oregon Shakespeare Festival 
Black Swan Lab for New Work

Black Swan Director: Lue Douthit

Cast: OSF Repertory Company

Focus on the book; Lyricist/Book Writer Lee Phenner and Director Benny Sato Ambush

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 Passages from A Pint of Understanding
recital performance

National Race Amity Conference, Quincy, Massachusetts.

Director; Benny Sato Ambush

Music Director: Scott Nicholas

Cast: Ron Williams, Nile Hawver, Briana Maia, Christian Figueroa, Liliane Klein, Steven Martin 

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Developmental workshop and recital performance

Bill Bordy Theater, Emerson College, 2015

Director; Benny Sato Ambush

Music Director: Scott Nicholas 

Cast: Ron Williams, Kevin Cirone, Briana Maia, Christian Figueroa, Liliane Klein, Brian De Lorenzo, Steven Martin, Ron Murphy 

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Reading and recital performance

Distler Performance Hall, Tufts University

Director; Benny Sato Ambush

Music Director: Scott Nicholas 

Cast: Bill Bruce, Joshua Bailey, Daniel Berger-Jones, Cailen Mackenzie, Alexandria Danielle King, Eric Weiss, Christian Figueroa, Amelia Broome. Shanae Burch, Keith Mascoll, Samantha Evans, Patrick Curran, Trent Bagley

Table Read

The Cabaret, Emerson College

Director; Benny Sato Ambush

Cast: Bill Bruce, Daniel Berger-Jones, Miranda Craigwell, Jaime Carillo, Eric Weiss, Alexandria Danielle King, Maureen Keiller, Samantha Evans, Patrick Curran, Keith Mascoll, Tiffany Chen 

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