The producers of FACING EAST, a new musical based on the moving play by Carol Lynn Pearson, are thrilled to announce that the show will play the Uptown Theatre in Grand Prairie, Texas for a one night only concert on August 27, 2013.
Executive Producer Nathan Gardner says “In Dallas I see a wonderful arts community to work within, and in tandem with, to continue to grow our show. I see a city busting at the seams with things to offer. And I also see, on the other end of the spectrum, an audience that could benefit from seeing the story our show portrays.”
Further details about the concert, including casting and ticket details, will be announced soon.
FACING EAST features a features a score by David Rigano, with book and lyrics by Mark-Eugene Garcia and direction by Andrew Hobgood.
FACING EAST follows an upstanding Mormon couple dealing with the suicide of their gay son. When they unexpectedly meet their son’s lover, they must face a reality that until then has been ignored, and reconcile their feelings and beliefs.
FACING EAST is produced by Nathan Gardner, in association with Deborah Barrigan, Sean Bryan, Cat Stevens, and The New Colony.