Sister Sarah, Brother Sky [workshop]

An adaptation of the American Musical Guys and Dolls (with additional text by Gertrude Stein and Jean Genet)
Conceived and directed by Rubén Polendo
In collaboration with Playwrights Horizons Theater School
Fall 2007

Theater Mitu presents a workshop of Sister Sarah, Brother Sky in association with New York University- Playwrights Horizons Theater School. Re-orchestrated  in collaboration with Theater Mitu member Todd Almond. The piece is an adaptation and re-investigation of the American Musical Guys and Dolls (by Frank Loesser), with additional text by Gertrude Stein and Jean Genet. This radical adaptation dissects American musical theater as a form, bringing the classic piece back to its dark prohibition era roots.

Musical Adaptation: Todd Almond
Dramaturg: Chris Mills
Choreographer: Scott Spahr
Stage Manager: Hilary Austin
Assistant Director: Justin Nestor
Assistant Stage Managers: Caitlyn Machak and Sarah Magno
Technical Supervisor: Justin Nestor
In further collaboration with: Aysan Celik and Tomi Tsunoda

Performed by:
 Lyra Brennan, Yung-I Chang, Alex Coppola, Lilly DeForest,
Alex Delgado, Scott Evans, Chloe Kernaghan, Jessie LaGoy, Jes Levine, Barrie McLain, Bridget McMillan, Steven Olender, Judi Olson, Adele Rylands, Harry John Shepard, Taylor Tobin, Sheree Tomba

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