Announcing: Chromolume Theatre Presents Steven Cagan’s ‘LOVE SONGS — A Musical,’ Directed by Kay Cole, June 22-July 28

LOVE SONGS — A Musical

JUNE 22 – JULY 28, 2013

Love Songs a Musical - logoChromolume Theatre has announced its next production, the world premiere of LOVE SONGS — A Musical with book, music and lyrics by Steven Cagan, and directed by Kay Cole. Featuring orchestrations and arrangements by Doug Walter and music direction by Richard Berent, there will be one preview performance on June 21, and opening is set for Saturday, June 22 at 8pmLOVE SONGS — A Musical will play a limited engagement through July 28 only.

Filled with gorgeous songs and a timeless story, LOVE SONGS — A Musical follows the journey of six friends and colleagues through the vagaries of love and marriage. Jeremy is out of town, trying to get home in time for his nuptials to Gaby. Sarah, engaged to Ben for six years, can’t get him to commit. Longtime lovers Roy and Rose are happy just the way they are. The unexpected ways in which the three couples act and interact combine to achieve the the all too often, all too elusive, happy ending.

Composer and book writer Steven Cagan has served as composer, arranger, and conductor for Melissa Manchester, Bette Midler, Diahann Carroll, and Georgia Brown, and has worked with Michael Bennett, Lester Wilson, Michael Peters, Bob Avian, and Joe Layton, among others. Cagan is a classically trained musician, and has studied with Elie Seigmeister, David Diamond, Lukas Foss, George Rochberg, Kermit Levinsky and Tommy Newsom. He wrote and arranged popular jingles for Chevrolet, Ford, State Farm Insurance, Coppertone, and many others; he composed a number of ballet scores for Tony Award-winning choreographer/director Lynne Taylor-Corbett’s Theatre Dance Collection. Cagan has scored countless films, television series and specials and he appeared as guest musical director on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson numerous times. He has been guest conductor for the Atlanta, San Francisco, Dallas and Honolulu Symphony Orchestras, the Ravinia Festival Orchestra, the Houston Pops, and others.

As a director/choreographer, Kay Cole’s credits include No Strings, And The World Goes ‘Round, BARK!, Judy’s Scary Little Christmas, A Year with Frog and Toad, A Chorus Line, I’m Getting My Act Together And Taking It On The Road, The Robber Bridegroom, The Grass Harp, and many more. Her choreography and staging credits include Assassins, The Pirates Of Penzance, Cabaret, South Pacific, Triumph of Love, Dancing at Lughnasa, Take Me Along and The Baker’s Wife. Cole has brought her considerable experience and talents to productions at The Pasadena Playhouse, the Hollywood Bowl, Reprise!, the Geffen Playhouse, the Kirk Douglas Theatre, the Falcon Theatre, Antaeus Theatre Company, Playwrights Arena, Shakespeare LA, London’s West End, and Broadway. Cole recently moved into television and film, and her most recent assignment was choreographing the film of Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks which is scheduled for a Christmas 2013 release.

The cast of LOVE SONGS — A Musical will feature (in alphabetical order) Eduardo Enrikez, Kurt Andrew Hansen, Jean Kauffman, Craig McEldowney, Jean Altadel Ruiz, and Sara J. Stuckey. The scenic and sound design are by James Esposito, lighting design is by Lynn Downey, and costume design is by Darby Gray. The production stage manager is Chad Parker, and James Esposito produces for Chromolume Theatre.

There will be one preview performance on Friday, June 21 at 8pm, and LOVE SONGS — A Musical opens on Saturday, June 22 at 8pm. The regular performance schedule is Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm, through July 28. Tickets are $34, with discounts for students and seniors ($31) and children 12 and under ($29), and may be purchased online at, or via telephone at 323-205-1617. Chromolume Theatre at the Attic is located at 5429 W. Washington Boulevard (between the 10 freeway and Hauser Boulevard), in Los Angeles, 90016. Ample street parking is available.

For more information on LOVE SONGS — A Musical visit or call 323-510-2688.

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