Dorian's Closet - Press/Opening Night

Press Opening

04/28/2017 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Production

Dorian's Closet

Dorian's Closet
Book & Lyrics by Richard Mailman
Music by Ryan Haase

Directed by Joseph Ritsch
Choreographed by Rachel Dolan
Musical Direction by Stacey Antoine
WORLD PREMIERE
April 27 – May 14, 2017

“Dorian’s Closet” is a new musical based on the life of the legendary female impersonator Dorian Corey. The story is a fictionalized account of Dorian’s life and what leads to the discovery of a mummified body in her Harlem apartment after her death in the early 1990s. Confronted with ridicule and prejudice, Dorian persisted in her life-long quest for love and fame. From Dorian’s early days in New York City, through her rise to height of the Harlem ball scene and Mother of the House of Corey, “Dorian’s Closet” takes us on a musical journey that explores just how far we will go to make our dreams a reality.

Starring:
Stephen Scott Wormley*
Jonathan Adriel Watkins*
Richard Westerkamp**
James Thomas Frisby*
Dwayne Washington*
Tiziano D'Affuso**
Ian Anthony Coleman**
Keith Richards**

* Denotes Member of Actor's Equity Association
** Denotes Equity Membership Candidate

Rep Stage @ Howard Community College
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044

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