kisses, bites and scratches Paul Foster, Steve Morgoshes and Bertilla Baker
May 24 & 31, 2010
Monday at 8:00pm
Tickets $15 purchase tickets online
Music by Steve Margoshes
Libretto and lyrics by Paul Foster
Performance by Bertilla Baker
KISSES, BITES AND SCRATCHES, The Cabaret, is based on the team’s full-length show, which was the last project on which the late, great director Tom O’Horgan collaborated.
RICHARD HUMPHREY is directing, musical staging is by RACHELLE RAK, and MILES JOHNSON makes a special appearance.
STEVE MARGOSHES is the composer of “Fame–The Musical” which has been performed in twelve languages on every continent and “Fame Forever,” a musical that brings together the original characters to celebrate both a reunion and rebirth.Steve has composed and orchestrated for Broadway shows, symphony orchestras, pop music groups and vocalists and he’s written songs with Jim Steinman, James Rado and Gerome Ragni. His symphonic works, recorded by the Budapest Symphony on Albany Records, feature Margoshes as piano soloist.
PAUL FOSTER is the acclaimed author of 18 plays produced around the world, including “Elizabeth I,” “Tom Paine,” “Satyricon” and “The Recluse” as well as the libretto and lyrics for the musical “Silver Queen Saloon.”He has won numerous awards including Rockefeller and Guggenheim Fellowships, National Endowment for the Arts and British Arts Council Award. Fourteen books of his plays are published, and he is the subject of four books about his plays. Paul is a founding member and the first President of the La MaMa Theatre.
BERTILLA BAKER has been wowing audiences in leading roles on Broadway and in the National Touring productions of such landmark musicals as “Titanic,” “Les Miserables,” “Jekyll & Hyde,” “Tommy” and “Jesus Christ Superstar.” She has appeared Off and Off-Off-Broadway in musicals and plays and has appeared regionally with the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, the American Music Theatre Festival and the Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, among others. She has been a soloist for ten years with Broadway Inspirational Voices.