Futurity

Two people try to imagine their way out of impossible circumstances in FUTURITY an avant-Americana musical by indie band The Lisps.

Julian is a Civil War soldier dreaming of a technological utopia. Ada is a mathematical genius thousands of miles away. Together, they’re going to invent a machine to end one of the darkest periods in our history. An electrifying concert-story featuring an army of thirteen musicians.

Featuring: César Alvarez, Andrew R. Butler, Fred Epstein, Eric Farber, Eamon Goodman, Karen Evans Kandel, Kristine Haruna Lee, Mia Pixley, Jessie Shelton, Kamala Sankaram, Darius Smith, Storm Thomas, and Sammy Tunis.

Choreography: David Neumann; Set Design: Emily Orling and Matt Saunders; Percussion and Contraption Design: Eric Farber; Lighting Design: Yi Zhao; Costume Design: Emily Orling;  Sound Design: Matt Tierney; Props: Noah Mease;  Fight Choreography: J. David Brimmer; Music Direction: César Alvarez; Dramaturg: Jackie Sibblies Drury; Story Development and Additional Text: Molly Rice; Production Stage Manager: Terri K. Kohler; Casting: Doulin + Sharky; Illustration: Adam Hayes; Graphics: Studio Usher.

All performances take place at The Connelly Theater, 220 E. 4th Street (between Avenues A and B).

Follow The Lisps here and listen to the FUTURITY concept album on SoundCloud.

99-cent Sunday tickets for FUTURITY will be offered on October 11 and October 25. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes prior to each performance. 99-Cent Sundays for FUTURITY are sponsored by Jody Falco & Jeffrey Steinman.

Limited rush tickets ($30 or $20 for students with valid ID) are available for most performances on a first-come, first-served basis and are distributed 15-minutes prior to each performance.

FUTURITY was developed, in part, through a commission from Walker Arts Center. FUTURITY was originally produced in 2012 by the American Repertory Theater.

Support for this production provided by the National Fund for New Musicals, a program of National Alliance for Musical Theatre and:

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