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ONE NIGHT ONLY! FRIDAY, JULY 26th, 2019 - 7PM

$20 online plus 2 drink minimum*

$25 at the door plus 2 drink minimum*

*Drinks must be purchased in the cabaret theatre to be counted toward the minimum.

TICKET PRICES

The Duplex Cabaret

61 Christopher Street

New York, NY 10014

(212) 255-5438

BY SUBWAY:

  • Take the 1 Train to Christopher Street

  • Take the A/C/E train to West 4th Street

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Doors will open 30 minutes prior to showtime.

  • There is a two-drink minimum per person. Drinks must be purchased in the cabaret theatre to be counted toward the minimum.

  • The cabaret theatre is not handicap accessible.

LOCATION INFORMATION

60 Minutes; No Intermission.

DURATION

WARNING: EXPLICIT MATERIAL

Recommended for ages 21 and up.

No one under 21 will be admitted.

AUDIENCE

CAST

MONICA BLUME

ALINA GATRELL

LAUREN GISMONDI

MARK HANKE

MAURIO HINES

KEVIN RIDDAGH

CREATIVE

Director.......CHRISTOPHER MICHAELS

Music Director.......JONATHON LYNCH

Additional Lyrics.................PETER SAXE

PRODUCTION

Lights/Sound....................LIBBY JENSEN

Photographer.................BRIAN E. LONG

Videographer.............CARL ZURHORST

ADMINISTRATION

Producers..CHRISTOPHER MICHAELS,

                                      JEREMY TERRY

Fiscal

Sponsor.........MULTICULTURAL SONIC

                               EVOLUTION (MuSE)

MuSE Representative...YUI KITAMURA

CAST, CREATIVE, PRODUCTION CREDITS

ABOUT THE SHOW

Your favorite Broadway tunes get down and dirty in a night of music that's sure to make your cheeks blush! All FOUR of them! Join some of New York's best character actors as they fashion your favorite songs by Alan Menken, Cole Porter, David Yazbeck, Jule Styne, Stephen Sondheim, and more into bawdy, brassy, and bold burlesque-style numbers! So come on out, grab a drink, and cool down while you can, because it's about to get hot in The Duplex with IndieWorks Theatre Company's Dirty Little Ditties!

BUY A SUMMER SERIES PASS and see this fantastic show plus four others for only $80! That's a $20 savings! Just click on the IndieWorks Summer Series Pass option on the ticketing page!

Can't commit to all five shows, but still want a discount? Well then the SUMMER FLEX PASS might be a better option! Save nearly $10 on three shows when you choose the flex option on the ticketing page!

CAST BIOGRAPHIES

MONICA BLUME

Monica is thrilled to be performing in DIRTY LITTLE DITTIES with IndieWorks Theatre Company. She graduated from Atlantic Acting School’s Conservatory Program and currently studies at the Kimberly Vaughn Performance Studio. She most recently co-starred in an episode of BLUE BLOODS (the one with Jessie Mueller!). She’s spending her summer turning a year older (shhh), spending time with her dog, and auditioning for fun stuff. Check out monicablume.com for more information! 

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ALINA GATRELL

Alina is delighted for her second performance with the IndieWorks Theater Company after being seen in KIT GOLDSTEIN GRANT & FRIENDS in May. Previous roles include Ursula in THE LITTLE MERMAID,  Madame Thenardier in LES MISERABLES, and Trix in THE DROWSY CHAPERONE. She most recently performed in four new musicals at NYPL’s ACROSS A CROWDED ROOM at Lincoln Center. She has loved working in theater for the past 15 years as an actress, costume designer, and makeup artist.

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LAUREN GISMONDI

Lauren is currently working on more projects than she can honestly remember (blessed be the Google Calendar, which keeps track of all). Since January, she has originated roles in two new musicals and a new opera, and will begin rehearsals for a another new musical beginning in August. She runs a private voice studio in NYC. She is a globetrotter and storyteller, and occasionally she gets to bed at a decent hour. Want to know more about this diva? @lagizz_sangs and www.laurengismondi.com should definitely do the trick!

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MARK HANKE

Mark is equally at home singing opera and musical theatre. Mark last appeared with IndieWorks during the 2017 IndieWorks/Gallery Players Staged Reading of THE GIANT HOAX. He has recently performed as a soloist at Carnegie Hall and premiered a new operatic adaptation of A CHRISTMAS CAROL with Gramercy Opera.  Mark is the founder, librettist, producer, and performer of Opera-Tunity, a children’s opera company creating original operas that are fully integrated into the school curriculum.

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MAURIO HINES

Maurio is a native of Durham, North Carolina who received his Bachelor's degree in Vocal Performance at Greensboro College and his Master's of Music at East Carolina University. As participant in the Glimmerglass Young Artist Program, Mr. Hines made his debut as Matthew Kumalo in Kurt Weil’s LOST IN THE STARS. Recently, he worked with Lyric Opera of Chicago in PORGY AND BESS, was a featured dancer in Hawaii Opera's production of FLYING DUTCHMAN, Torasso in PASSION (Confidential Music Theatre Project), Nikos in ZORBA (Clay and Wattles Theatre Company), THE MIKADO (New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players), OKLAHOMA! (Denver Center) and will be in PORGY AND BESS at the Metropolitan Opera.  

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KEVIN RIDDAGH

Kevin is excited to bare it all! Going on 5 years in NYC as an actor/writer/director, he has been off-Broadway: REEFER MADNESS, SPICE WORLD, GAYBRAHAM LINCOLN: THE MUSICAL as Ulysses S. Grant, TRUFFLES as Carlo Olivegarden. Regionally: URINETOWN as Bobby Strong, COMEDY OF ERRORS as Antipholus of Syracuse. With plenty of tv/film to fill the days between shows, including IndieWorks' recent film, VALLEY HIGH. Thank you to my friends and family who keep me going! IG: Kevinriddagh

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PHOTO GALLERY

PRODUCTION STILLS - (Photo credit: Brian E. Long)

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CREATIVE TEAM BIOGRAPHIES

CHRISTOPHER MICHAELS (Producer/Director)

Christopher is the Founder and Producing Artistic Director of IndieWorks Theatre Company where he has helmed productions of CASPER, THE NOT-SO-FRIENDLY GHOST, SONGS FROM A HAT, EMPTY FRAMES, THE GIANT HOAX, and THE COMMUTERS... (Nominated: Best Musical, Winner: Best Director in the StrawberryTheatre Festival, 2016). Other credits include CLOSER THAN EVER, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, VANITIES (MuchaDu Productions), YOSEF: AN EPIC NEW MUSICAL (Born Entertainment), OKLAHOMA! (Osceola Theatre), INTO THE WOODS (Largo Cultural Arts Center), TWO BOYS IN A BED ON A COLD WINTER'S NIGHT (Asst. Director; Rising Action Theatre),  EVANGELINE: A CURIOUS JOURNEY (Assoc. Director; Davenport Theatricals), HOW ALFO LEARNED TO LOVE (Asst. Director; Al Dente Theatre Company), THE WEDDING WARRIOR (Assoc. Director; 59E59), and THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW (Asst. Director; Rodeph Sholom School). He has also directed numerous cabarets and concerts including THE BROADWAY THEATRE CAFÉ (Rising Action Theatre) as well as Playlight Theatre Company’s SONGWRITER'S SHOWCASES Volumes 1 & 2. His film directorial debut, VALLEY HIGH, a short, musical film based on the song of the same name by Drew Gasparini, made it’s premiere this winter.

Christopher Michaels stars in IndieWorks' Songs from a Hat on December 4th at the Duplex in NYC!

JONATHON LYNCH (Music Director)

Jonathon wrote the book, music, and lyrics to THE TURING TEST (Lincoln Center and Gallery Players), and music for AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN (Unsung Musicals Co), TIME TRAVEL MAKES COMPLETE SENSE (Bruno Walter Theater), SLAM! (Soundbites musical festival 2013 finalist), NEWB (webseries score), and ¡CANTA! SONGS FOR LEARNING SPANISH (album). Upcoming projects include book, music, & lyrics for THE BAROQUE CYCLE. His music has been performed at the Lincoln Center, Joe's Pub at the Public Theatre, NYTB, New World Stages, 54 Below, and the 47th St. Theatre. He was copyist/assistant music director for FINDING NEVERLAND (NY workshop dir. Diane Paulus), music director/dance arranger for THE CITY CLUB (Minetta Lane, prod. Mitchell Maxwell), and orchestrator for various songs by Brian Lowdermilk. An alum of Northwestern University and the BMI Workshop, Jonathon is currently music directing faculty at AMDA. For more information, visit patreon.com/jonathonlynch or jonathonlynchmusic.com.

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PETER SAXE (Additional Parody Lyrics)

Peter is a composer, lyricist, pianist, arranger, orchestrator, copyist, and performance coach. Education: SUNY Purchase, Manhattan School of Music, BMI Workshop. Musicals: THE LATECOMER, A NEW BEGINNING, MTA: THE MUSICAL, WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR, LOVE IN THE TIME OF RECESSION. Cycles: The 8-bar Audition Songs, and Fractured Holidays. Musical direction: DIG & BE DUG: THE GOSPEL OF LORD BUCKLEY, WELCOME TO TOURETTAVILLE, Winner: 2016 MAC/Burman Songwriting Award. Revue: SAXE AND THE CITY. Commission: a 50th birthday song for Broadway Producer, Marc Routh. Recording: JOHN WHITLEY: HISTORY REMEMBERS. Arranging: Paul Iacono’s PSYCHEDELIC HEDONISM, PSYCHEDELIC PLAYHOUSE, THE BAD BOYS OF OPERA and Adelmo Guidarelli’s, OPERATION OPERA. Film: THE MARIE'S CRISIS OUTDOOR PIANO TOUR (parts 1 and 2), and THE UNVEILING. Peter coached Rumer Willis, Nolan Gerard Funk, and Tyler Blackburn for the musical film, HELLO AGAIN. Peter has worked in music publishing, and for MTV Networks. More info at PeterSaxeMusic.com

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JEREMY TERRY (Producer)

Jeremy is the Founder and Executive Producer of Jeremy Terry Productions.His background in entertainment includes work with Alluvion Stage Company,Wolfbane Productions, Proof Productions,the Walt Disney Company,and Roundabout Theatre Company.He has worked with the creative teams on projects from regional productions to Broadway shows. Jeremy has served as Executive Producer for his company’s production of THE NUTCRACKER AND THE MOUSE KING, a new play which received its first production at the Minnesota Fringe Festival 2016 as well as for THE CAMPAIGN, a long running episodic improv show inspired by tabletop roleplaying games. He currently serves as Managing Director for IndieWorks Theatre Company where he has been the Executive Producer on projects ranging from cabarets and concerts (LET’S HEAR IT FOR THE BOYS, KIT GOLDSTEIN GRANT & FRIENDS, DIRTY LITTLE DITTIES), to stage productions (THE COMMUTERS… THE GIANT HOAX) and even a film (VALLEY HIGH).

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