In the city that never sleeps, novelist Jamie and actress Cathy fall hopelessly in love. However, the lure of professional success can be a dividing force even when love appears to conquer all. An intimate musical of a five-year love affair, told both forwards and in reverse.
Written & Composed by Jason Robert Brown
Featuring: Jeremy Baumung & Patricia Zentilli
Directed by Bradley Moss
Musical Director: Erik Mortimer
Production Designer: Cory Sincennes
Stage Manager: Gina Moe
CAST & CREW
Jeremy Baumung is an Edmonton based actor/writer/oilfield worker. It’s been a few years since Jeremy has performed on stage. He’s very grateful for the opportunity to work on this show with such kind, gentle and talented people. Some of his favourite past theatre credits include: SWEENY TODD and PRIDE AND PREJUDICE for the Citadel Theatre, HUNCHBACK for Catalyst Theatre, ARE WE THERE YET? for Concrete Theatre and his one man show HOMELESS. Jeremy has the most beautiful understanding wife a man could ask for, he thanks his lucky stars that she’s in his life.
Bradley is an MFA graduate in directing from the University Alberta. He joined Theatre Network in 1996 to create the multidisciplinary emerging artist festival – Nextfest. In 2014 Bradley accepted the dual role of Artistic & Executive Director for Theatre Network. Some recent productions include: BED AND BREAKFAST, THE EMPRESS & THE PRIME MINISTER, MINERVA – QUEEN OF THE HANDCUFFS, INFINITY, The Sterling Award Winning Production IRMA VOTH, BUST, GORDON, RED, THE LAST FIVE YEARS, ARMSTRONG’S WAR, the Governor General Nominated THE GRAVITATIONAL PULL OF BERNICE TRIMBLE, the Sterling Award Winning LITTLE ONE, DRIVING MISS DAISY, the Governor General Award Winning PIG GIRL, the Sterling Award Winning LET THE LIGHT OF DAY THROUGH, WHERE THE BLOOD MIXES, IN ON IT, MOVING ALONG, TWELFTH NIGHT, PUBLIC SPEAKING, DOG, THUNDERSTICK, BUDDY, ALIAS GODOT, MISERY, CLOSER AND CLOSER APART, the Sterling Award Winning SUMMER OF MY AMAZING LUCK, TRUE WEST, GIRL IN THE GOLDFISH BOWL, HOSANNA, MARION BRIDGE, A SKULL IN CONNEMARA, the Sterling Award Winning glam rock musical HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, and HIGH LIFE.
Cory is an award winning designer, currently residing in Charlottetown, PEI. His set, costume and lighting designs have received both national and international recognition. His work has been seen throughout Canada, as well as throughout Europe and Russia. Cory earned a degree in Architectural Studies from Carleton University before studying design at Ryerson Theatre School in Toronto. He also holds a MFA in Theatre Design from the University of Alberta. Recent Designs: EVANANGELINE, BITTERGIRL THE MUSICAL (Charlottetown Festival) LIBERATION DAYS (Theatre Calgary/WCT), PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, LES MISERABLES (WCT); MARY POPPINS, NEXT TO NORMAL, (Theatre Calgary/Citadel Theatre); MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, VENUS IN FUR, ROMEO AND JULIET, SPAMALOT, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (Citadel); LAST 5 YEARS, MICHEL AND TI-JEAN, and LET THE LIGHT OF DAY THROUGH (Theatre Network). www.corysincennes.com
Erik Mortimer is an accompanist, musical director and composer based in Edmonton and is making his debut with Theatre Network. His credits include score composition for CINDERELLA at Fort Edmonton Park. The Plain Jane’s DRAT THE CAT and Grindstone theatre’s HONK, both of which he received an Elizabeth Haynes Sterling award nomination for outstanding musical direction. Andrea Houses FORGET ME NOT and VALENTINES TRAIN. 700+ shows with Alberta Opera, HANSEL AND GRETEL, JACK AND THE BEANSTALK, PINOCCHIO” and SLEEPING BEAUTY. Other music directing credits include HOW TO EAT LIKE A CHILD, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD and PARTY WORTH CRASHING. He provides music for Teatro la Quindicina’s THAT’S TERRIFIC, and plays regularly for the company including past shows, AN EXPERTS GUIDE TO THE ENTIRETY OF MUSIC and THE NUTCRACKER UNHINGED Erik has toured the fringe circuit as music director for Grindstone Theatre’s improvised musical THE 11 O’CLOCK NUMBER. He has worked with many award winning and internationally renowned improv theatre companies such as Die-Nasty, Rocket Sugar Factory, Atomic improv, I Bugiardini and Rapid Fire Theatre. Erik wears many hats in the music community as a studio musician, performer and educator, and has had the pleasure of working with many acclaimed artists.