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.
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).
The six-member cast features Sarah Parnicky (Houston Opera) as Susanna/Sister Mary Jo
Gary Marachek (1776) as Father Morse,
Lauren Molina (Rock of Ages) as Bella Rose
Conor Ryan (john and jen) as Johnny Blood
Peter Saide (Skin Tight) as Sheriff Green
and Nick Wyman (Les Misérables) as Governor von Richterhenkenpflichtgetruber.
T2C was there at the meet and greet as Desperate Measures is getting ready for their first preview.