becoming sylvia

williamstown (sagal fellowship), august 12-13, 2012

follows assia wevill, mistress of ted hughes.  an outcast looking for a home, who ultimately becomes the thing she has helped to destroy.  workshop production of a new musical developed with janine nabers and sharon kenny while on the boris sagal fellowship at williamstown.    

photos: steven koernig


book by janine nabers, music & lyrics by sharron kenny / designed by: natalie khuen (set), wilburn bonnell (lights), asta bennie hostetter (clothes), ben truppin-brown (sound) / with: sofiya akilova (assia), molly mcadoo (sylvia), mike james (ted), wes jetton (david), alex mickiewicz (alvarez), sheria irving (aurelia & others), jeanna phillips (carol & others), mamoudou athie (ensemble), nick bailey (ensemble), stephanie hsu (ensemble)/ directed by mike donahue