Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Musical Theatre in Toronto: Promise Productions Presents - Pieces of Me November 20th-23rd, 26-30th 2013

From a media release:

Musical Theatre:
Promise Productions Presents - Pieces of Me
November 20th-23rd, 26-30th 2013 (10 shows)
Theatre Passé Muraille- 16 Ryerson Ave, Toronto

Click HERE to purchase tickets.

A couple’s loyalty is tested to its core in PIECES OF ME (A New Musical) by Deon Denton, now extended for a second week, playing from November 20-30, 2013 at Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace. PIECES OF ME is a compelling musical tale of sex, lies and betrayal. Tickets will be available online via artsboxoffice.ca or TOtix.ca, by phone at 416-504-7529, or at the door.

PIECES OF ME (A New Musical) presents an intimate portrait of a beautiful couple celebrating the perfect life and marriage…but up close the portrait is riddled with flaws and deception. Pamela is overcome with restlessness, secretly yearning for her former life. Her husband Parker, unaware of her discontent, works hard to secure their future until he is confronted with a secret from her past that threatens to shatter their world and destroy everything he believes to be right.

PIECES OF ME features Shahi Teruko (Canada’s Got Talent; Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, Randolph Theatre) as Pamela and Redeeming Music Label recording artist Sheldon Neil (Sheldon Neil’s Culture Shock;  George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight) as Parker. Narrator Crystal Neil (MUTE-The Musical, Infinity Arts Productions) joins Roberta Baird (Sharon Riley & Faith Chorale) as the therapist, Dedra. Astrid Atherly (Parade, Urinetown, StageWorks; Godspell, Theatre Intrigue), Claudia Wit (Death and the Maiden, Hamilton Fringe; Titus Adronicus, Redlands Shakespeare Festival), Mischa Aravena (The Maple Leaves, Stratford Festival; Macbeth, Hart House Theatre), and Natalie Ricketts (You’re Beautiful, 2013 Pan-African Film Fest) round out the ensemble cast.

PIECES OF ME is written and directed by Promise Productions Artistic Director Deon Denton (Charlie’s Having A Baby, Toronto Fringe Festival 2012). Musical Arrangement by producer, composer and Maja Gospel Award winning musician Robert Chambers (Rhema Christian Ministries; Any Key Music System). Choreography by Nicole Hamiliton of INICA DANCE INDUSTRIES (I.D.I. Dance Company; Dance Channel Television). Lighting and Sound Design by Adam Hale (Late Gig Productions; World Vision cross-Canada tour 2011).  Costume Design by Janine King (Pieces of Me, 2008), Set Design by Harry Dieu (TEDxRyersonU 2011 & 2012). Production Manager Gerrick Denton (MUTE-The Musical, Infinity Arts Productions) also takes part in the vocal ensemble. Hair and Makeup by Helen Concepcion, a.k.a. Ms Concepcion (Goldhawk Live, Finding Your Bliss and Sex@11, Rogers TV). Stage Managed by Ivana Kragić.

Promise Productions is a Toronto-based theatre company born out of a desire to explore the true meaning of the theatre experience while still maintaining moral excellence and social integrity.

Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace (16 Ryerson Avenue, Toronto)

NEW Extended Performance Dates:
November 20-30, 2013  (Opens Wednesday November 20)
Tues - Sat @ 7:30pm, Matinees Saturdays @ 2pm

Regular: $32.50 (plus HST)
Senior/Arts Worker: $27.50 (plus HST)
Saturday Matinee: Advance $20 (plus HST) or PWYC at the door.
Available online via artsboxoffice.ca or TOtix.ca, by phone at 416-504-7529, or at the door

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