Facing East: A New Musical in Concert at Greenhouse Theater Center
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The last date listed for Facing East: A New Musical in Concert was Monday October 3, 2011 / 7:30pm.
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This show was good. It could have been better though. The one glaring issue for me with this production was the son Andrew. I felt like his vocals were weak and his acting was poor. Marcus and the Father wiped the floor with him. It seemed like Andrew was just added to the cast a couple of days before the production because he had no chemistry with the other characters. I hope that this is the case because then the show has promise and I will gladly see it again.
Facing East, based on the play by Carol Lynn Pearson, is a stirring new musical following an upstanding Mormon couple trying to face the suicide of their gay son. When they meet their son’s partner, Marcus, they must face a reality long denied and resolve feelings of faith and family.