Peppermint Creek Regional Premiere
The Wild Party
with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Directed by Ben Cassidy, music direction by John Dale Smith, choreography by Karyn Perry
Based on Joseph Moncure March's 1928 narrative poem of the same name, this darkly brilliant musical features one of the most exciting, pulse-racing scores ever written.
Lovers Queenie and Burrs decide to throw the party-to-end-all-parties in their Manhattan apartment. After the colorful arrival of a slew of guests living life on the edge, Queenie's wandering eyes land on a striking man named Black. As the decadence is reaching a climax, so is Burrs' jealousy, which erupts and sends him into a violent rage. Gun in hand and inhibitions abandoned, Burrs turns on Queenie and Black. The gun gets fired, but who's been shot?
A steamy prohibition tale, steamrolling and roaring its way across the stage, Andrew Lippa's Wild Party was an Off-Broadway gem that garnered an array of industry accolades, including Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Obie awards. Rated "R" for language and adult situations.
Show Times and Tickets
November 29 - December 2 & 6-9, 2018
Thursdays - Sundays at 8pm
*Note: Sunday's at 8pm
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