Theatre Sheridan: Turn the Page: Three Musical Shorts Friday, December 9, 2022 at 7:30 PM EST
Friday, December 9, 2022
TURN THE PAGE: THREE MUSICAL SHORTS
By Kevin Wong with Julie Temperman
December 6-10, 2022
Recurring John: A Song Cycle
written by Kevin Wong
What is the impact of a life?
This musical is a beautiful sequence of songs about the life cycle of a person named John (who we never get to meet), the vital lessons learned and the many humans who influenced and impacted his journey.
“Recurring John was originally presented in concert at the SummerWorks Festival (Musical Works in Concert) in 2014, and subsequently premiered at the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival in 2015.
Recurring John is produced by permission of the Playwright and Marquis Literary (Colin Rivers) www.MQlit.ca”
The Preposterous Predicament of Polly Peel
written by Kevin Wong with Julie Tepperman
As Polly teaches us: perhaps when confronted with the UNimaginable, imagination is the greatest form of courage…
The Preposterous Predicament of Polly Peel explores tragedy through the eyes of a young girl. Inspired by the 1891 painting The Young Biologistby Canadian artist Paul Peel, this musical highlights the power of a child’s imagination and the process of grieving.
This 30-minute version of The Preposterous Predicament of Polly Peel was originally commissioned by The Musical Stage Company, Toronto ON.
Mitchell Marcus, Artistic & Managing Director Robert McQueen, Director of New Musical Development.
A subsequent full-length version of this piece was commissioned by the Musical Stage Company with funding from the Aubrey & Marla Dan Fund for New Musicals.
The Preposterous Predicament of Polly Peel is produced by permission of the Playwright and Marquis Literary (Colin Rivers) www.MQlit.ca
Out of Stock
book, lyrics & music by Kevin Wong
In the musical world of Sing, Story, Sing, musical theatre archetypes wake up every day and dutifully head to their jobs: to play characters in different musicals. Amidst this bustling and magical world, a young archetype discovers that she wants to be at the centre of her own story.
“Out of Stock” was originally developed at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.
Out of Stock is produced by permission of the Playwright and Marquis Literary (Colin Rivers) www.MQlit.ca
1430 Trafalgar Road
Oakville ON L6H 2L1