Greetings from NYC,
are on sale
for the upcoming production of The Shaggs: Philosophy
of the World at Playwrights Horizons on 42nd st. Come see the smiling infant
of a show during previews starting May 12, or see the fully-flowered gawky
young adolescent of a show during its run from June 7 to
July 3. (Use this top secret code SHAGFLY
when ordering tix for a special
Do you like the graphic they made for us? I dig it deeply. The young hands
pulling at the guitar strings, trying to break the guitar or escape or make
some kind of sound (or all of the above).
The rehearsals are vibrating with an intensity that makes your head and heart
buzz. The cast is thrilling - excellent actors and singers
all. I've been spending long long days tightening up the story, the lyrics,
the music, the orchestrations, the page turns for the band. I've never worked
so long, with such intensity, on any other project in my life. Yeah, I know,
that's no guarantee of a great outcome, but I'm telling you - I'm as excited
about this project about any other endeavor I've done. It's on a par with
The Bobs, or IsoBobs, or Svetlana Village, or...
Well, you get my drift. I hope I see you at one of the previews!
love and blessings,