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Get A Taste of Desperate Measures As They Starts Previews Tonight

Get A Taste of Desperate Measures As They Starts Previews Tonight

This was a glum year for musicals with the exception from that bright and shinning star Desperate Measures now getting a reprive at New World Stages thanks to producers Pat Addiss and Mary Cossette.

Desperate Measures

The cast, creatives and producers

David Friedman, Bill Castellino, Peter Kellogg

David Friedman, Bill Castellino, Peter Kellogg

With book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous), the show is directed and choreographed by Bill Castellino (Marry Harry, Cagney), with music direction by David Hancock Turner (The World Will Not Contain Us).

Sarah Parnicky

Sarah Parnicky

The six-member cast features Sarah Parnicky (Houston Opera) as Susanna/Sister Mary Jo

Gary Marachek

Gary Marachek

Gary Marachek (1776) as Father Morse,

Lauren Molina

Lauren Molina

Lauren Molina (Rock of Ages) as Bella Rose

Conor Ryan

Conor Ryan

Conor Ryan (john and jen) as Johnny Blood

Peter Saide

Peter Saide

Peter Saide (Skin Tight) as Sheriff Green

Nick Wyman

Nick Wyman

and Nick Wyman (Les Misérables) as Governor von Richterhenkenpflichtgetruber.

Desperate Measures

The Set

T2C was there at the meet and greet as Desperate Measures is getting ready for their first preview.

Desperate Measures

The Set

In 1890, in a territory out West, Johnny Blood, a hot-tempered young cowboy is sentenced to hang for killing a man in a bar fight. His sister, a novice nun in a nearby mission, is persuaded to plead with a corrupt governor to spare her brother’s life. The governor promises to pardon Johnny if his sister, the Sister, will ‘do his bidding’ for the night. Adding to the humorous complications are a hard-bitten sheriff, a voluptuous saloon girl and a priest who reads Nietzsche.

Lauren Molina, Conor Ryan

Lauren Molina, Conor Ryan

In this video “Just For You” with the adorable Lauren Molina and Conor Ryan. Meet these two stars of this rootin tootin rolicking musical.

Desperate Measures, New World Stages, Opening June 13th.

Off Broadway

Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret, opera and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. She has a screenplay and a TV show in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She is a proud member of the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle and was a nominator. Email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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