Excerpt from Broadway World 10/12/11
As part of its nine week STRIPPED festival of works about "sex, murder, revenge...and sex" Barefoot Theatre Company, in collaboration with East 3rd Productions presents the New York premiere of Randall Colburn's play VERSE CHORUS VERSE, directed by Ricardo Riethmuller (Artistic Director, East 3rd Productions) and starring Forbes March ("One Life To Live"). Previews of VERSE CHORUS VERSE begin October 28 prior to an official press opening of October 29 at the Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street) in Manhattan.
Set 20 years after the death of Kurt Cobain -- the rock musician who wrote the song of the same name for the popular band Nirvana -- VERSE CHORUS VERSE follows Polly, the haunted subject of the Nirvana song, as she seeks out the young rock star who wants to prove Cobain's death was a murder.
VERSE CHORUS VERSE debuted this spring in Chicago at Tympanic Theater.
The cast of VERSE CHORUS VERSE will feature Joshua Coomer, Michael BRyan Hill, Michael Mallard, Forbes March, Kristy Powers and Lorraine Rodriguez Reyes.
Design team for VERSE CHORUS VERSE is Eric Nightengale (lighting design), Jennie West (costume design), Sidiq Alexander (sound design) and Meropi Peponides (dramaturg).
Forbes March has been a regular on several daytime drama series, include ALL MY CHILDREN, ONE LIFE TO LIVE and AS THE WORLD TURNS, having originated roles on both ONE LIFE TO LIVE and AS THE WORLD TURNS. Other credits include the 2001 independent film "Campfire Stories," the Canadian science fiction series "Mutant X," and "Degrassi Takes Manhattan" the 2010 film adaptation of the Canadian television series. March studied acting at the prestigious Lee Strasberg Acting Institute on a full scholarship.
VERSE CHORUS VERSE will perform Wednesdays through Fridays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 3 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $18; $15 for students/seniors (Pay-what-you-can night for VERSE CHORUS VERSE has been set for Nov. 2). Tickets can be purchased by calling 212-352-3101 or online at www.ovationtix.com or www.barefoottheatrecompany.org.
For more information on VERSE CHORUS VERSE, the STRIPPED festival or Barefoot Thetare Company, please visit www.barefoottheatrecompany.org.