Monday, August 18, 2014

Skyline Musical About Penn Station Preservation Fundraiser For Roosevelt Island Historical Society Sunday August 24 - Tickets $40

Roosevelt Island Historical Society (RIHS) President Judy Berdy invites you to attend a showing of the musical Skyline: A Mid Century Musical.

Image From RIHS

According to the RIHS:
ROOSEVELT ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY FUND RAISER

JOIN US FOR THE ONLY MUSICAL ABOUT PENN STATION!

Sunday, August 24th at 2:00 p.m.

Performances will take place at:
The Loretto Auditorium at Sheen Center
18 Bleecker Street, at Elizabeth Street, New York City

For reservations please reply to this e-mail address.

This is a fundraiser for the RIHS.

Tickets $40- per person, call 212-688-4836
Skyline is part of the 2014 New York International Fringe Festival.

According to the promotional materials for Skyline:
Who can resist a musical about one of the most significant losses in preservation history? Experience the epic battle for Penn Station in an entirely new way with the world premiere of the musical based on the struggle to save this iconic edifice. 

In 1962, New York is a city suspended between the 19th and 21st centuries, and a battle is brewing between past and present, history and posterity, memory and the vision of the future. At the front lines of this battle stands beautiful, historic Pennsylvania Station: once a magnificent symbol of the city's future, now a neglected relic of its rapidly vanishing past.

Skyline, by Maureen FitzGerald and Taylor Williams, and directed by Jason Blitman, tells the story of the ordinary New Yorkers who fought to rescue this doomed landmark from destruction. With its brisk and bantering libretto and jazz-infused musical score, Skyline is both a heartfelt love letter to the city of New York and a cautionary tale for any city and any age in which the rage for the new threatens to sever our lifeline to the past. The musical will receive its world premiere as part of the  2014 New York International Fringe Festival, a Production of The Present Company.

10 comments :

CheshireKitty said...

Bravo Kai and Alex! Looking forward to the new, bright, light-filled Trellis in 2015!!

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Westviewer said...

4 to 6 months?

OldRossie said...

Seriously?

Westviewer said...

Oh, I know it won't. But 4 to 6 months for this renovation? The Empire State building was constructed in a year.

CheshireKitty said...

I think it's going to be fantastic - unlike any other diner. People are going to want to dine there - just for the experience of being in the incredible space.

OldRossie said...

For a change, I agree with you... I already love going there - no matter how it looks.