Up next in Prospect's IGNITE Series:
presented in partnership with Debbie Slevin's greymatters productions
Saturday, September 8 at 8pm
HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE with a direct donation to our online fundraising campaign via the Hispanic Federation's UNIDOS Disaster Relief and Recovery Program, to raise additional funds for Puerto Rico.
THE FLOOD: A New Musical in Concert
book, music & lyrics by Peter Mills and Cara Reichel
directed by Cara Reichel
music directed by Katya Stanislavskaya
Inspired by the historic 1993 flooding of the Mississippi River, this special evening will benefit hurricane-affected communities in Puerto Rico. A cast of Broadway and Prospect stars will be joined by a chorus of more than 30 singers from Monroe County, Illinois -- the community which survived the devastation of the Great Flood of '93 and whose stories inspired the musical.
featuring Ben Fankhauser, Victoria Huston-Elem, Aline Mayagoitia, Mia Pinero, Aaron Ramey, Graham Stevens, Scott Wakefield, and Simone Zamore
with Sherz Aletaha, Jennifer Blood, Victoria Bundonis, Cáitlín Burke, Anicet Castel, Jason Collins, DeMone, Carol Hickey, Brian Jose, Toren Nakamura, Yassi Noubahar, Michael Pesce, Alexandra de Suze, Tony Vallés, Josiah Vasquez, David Wiens, Zach Wobensmith, and Carla Woods.
and a Chorus of 36 singers from Monroe County, Illinois
at the TimesCenter (242 West 41st Street)
Tickets: $30 - $50
“A majestic score that evokes the free-ranging Americana of Ragtime.”
– The New York Times
“A classic man vs. nature story that examines the durability of humanity…
a gorgeous, sweeping score full of lush melodies… Celestial.”
“Remarkable… the score succeeds magnificently.” – Theatermania
“Glorious... Surging anthems and rapturous hymns crown a collection of complex character songs.” – Talkin’ Broadway