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My View: The Finishing Touches Are Being “Maid” To Hazel…World Premiere April 6th

My View: The Finishing Touches Are Being “Maid” To Hazel…World Premiere April 6th

Ron Abel echoed what anyone who has gotten a chance to see rehearsals of Hazel have concluded. Klea Blackhurst was born to play this role. The star (Klea) and the creative team of the show recently sat down with Jamie deRoy and me to talk about Hazel – A Musical Maid In America. Ron Abel (composer), Chuck Steffan (lyricist), Lissa Levin (book), and Joshua Bergasse (director) told us many things about Hazel and Ron even sat down at his piano to accompany Klea as she sang a song from the show. You can see it all on Center On The Aisle. Hazel has it’s World Premiere at Chicago’s Drury Lane Theater on April 6th.

For more photos of this event got to Broadwayworld.com

Hazel

Lissa Levin,Klea Blackhurst, Ron Abel, Joshua Bergasse, Chuck Steffan

Jamie deRoy & Klea Blackhurst

Jamie deRoy & Klea Blackhurst

Klea Blackhurst, Ron Abel Chuck Steffan

Klea Blackhurst, Ron Abel Chuck Steffan

Stephen Sorokoff & Klea Blackhurst

Stephen Sorokoff & Klea Blackhurst

Hazel

Hazel

Hazel

World Premier April 6th
Drury Lane Theater, Chicago

 

 

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Stephen studied at the Manhattan School of Music. Besides being a pianist, Stephen’s business career was in the Fashion Industry. He was CEO of a textile manufacturing facility and President of an international textile machinery company. Stephen was on the Board of Directors of the “First All Children’s Theatre” which brought the Stephen Schwartz musical The Trip and Captain Louie to the Kennedy Center in Wash DC. His wife Eda, an interior space designer and classical pianist was on the Board of Barrington Stage Company and is still active at BSC. Stephen’s photographs, videos and articles appear on Broadwayworld.com, T2Conline.com and The New York Observer. He is active in the entertainment events at the Friars Club, where he is a member. Stephen is also an Honorary Board Member of The Society For The Preservation of The Great American Songbook. Stephen Sorokoff@gmail.com

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