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Whisper House (2022)

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Overview

Produced by:
The Civilians
Dates:
January 11 - February 06, 2022
Run Time:
1 Hour, 30 Minutes
Intermission:
No
Theater:
Showing in Theater
Tickets:
$60 - $80 (59E59 Member price: $50)

Show Info

Music & Lyrics by Duncan Sheik
Book & Lyrics by Kyle Jarrow
Conceived with Keith Powell
Directed by Steve Cosson
Choreography by Billy Bustamante

With Samantha Mathis, Alex Boniello, Jeb Brown, Wyatt Cirbus, Molly Hager, and James Yaegashi

A dark and thrilling musical ghost story.

In an eerie lighthouse on the remote coast of Maine, two lonely people face the beginning of World War II. There’s Yasuhiro, a Japanese immigrant threatened by the rising wartime xenophobia—and Lily, his employer, who’s spent her whole life here. Their world is turned upside down when Lily’s young nephew, Christopher, is sent to live with them. Soon, the boy begins to hear strange music seeping through the walls. Is his imagination getting the better of him? Or are there ghosts here and maybe dangerous ones at that? What happens next will change the lives of these three characters forever...  

Written by Grammy and Tony winner Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening, American Psycho) and Tony-nominated and Obie winner Kyle Jarrow (Spongebob Squarepants, The Broadway Musical; The Wildness), and directed by Steve Cosson, WHISPER HOUSE combines a lush original score with a haunting story about fear of the other and the ways we can transcend it.

Please Be Advised:
This production contains descriptions of death, suicide, and racism, haze, loud noises, and strobe effects.

Samantha
Mathis
Alex
Boniello
Jeb
Brown
Wyatt
Cirbus
Molly
Hager
James
Yaegashi
Photo Caption: Molly Hager and Samantha Mathis in WHISPER HOUSE
Photo: Richard Termine
Photo Caption: Alex Boniello, Wyatt Cirbus and Molly Hager in WHISPER HOUSE
Photo: Richard Termine
Photo Caption: Molly Hager, Alex Boniello and Samantha Mathis in WHISPER HOUSE
Photo: Richard Termine
Photo Caption: Molly Hager, Wyatt Cirbus and Alex Boniello in WHISPER HOUSE
Photo: Richard Termine
Photo Caption: Wyatt Cirbus and Samantha Mathis in WHISPER HOUSE
Photo: Richard Termine
Photo Caption: Jeb Brown and Wyatt Cirbus in WHISPER HOUSE
Photo: Richard Termine
Photo Caption: James Yaegashi in WHISPER HOUSE
Photo: Richard Termine
Photo Caption: Jeb Brown, Molly Hager, Alex Boniello and James Yaegashi in WHISPER HOUSE
Photo: Richard Termine
Photo Caption: James Yaegashi, Samantha Mathis, Alex Boniello and Molly Hager in WHISPER HOUSE
Photo: Richard Termine
Photo Caption: Samantha Mathis and Wyatt Cirbus in WHISPER HOUSE
Photo: Richard Termine
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Producing Company

The Civilians

The Civilians began in 2001 with a company of artists, led by Founding Artistic Director Steve Cosson, who were interested in making new work at the intersection of the theatrical and the real. The company has a rich history of nurturing new work by some of America’s leading playwrights and composers, and has participated in several BAM Next Wave Festivals and has been produced at major New York and regional theaters. The company supports a number of emerging and established artists each year through its R & D Program, cabaret series, and its online journal, Extended Play. 

Read more at: http://www.thecivilians.org


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