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Margherita and Folk Opera at Kennedy Center
« on: August 29, 2014, 03:38:05 PM »
THE KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Hosts as Part of the 2014 Page-to-Stage Festival 
A SEVENTH STREET PLAYHOUSE and GALLO MUSIC COMPANY PRESENTATION OF A DOUBLE BILL
SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 2014, 1:00 TO 3: 30 PM   MILLENNIAL STAGE NORTH
MARGHERITA

By ANTHONY E. GALLO
THE JEWISH MOTHER OF FASCISM COMES TO WASHINGTON AND GUESS WHO’S FOLLOWING (OR STALKING?) HER)
This historically- based two-act drama examines the 25-year relationship between Margherita Sarfatti and Benito Mussolini between 1911 and 1936 during a three-day encounter in 1939.  Margherita, both Benito’s former muse and mistress, is trying to leave the country.  This play is under contract to Browne-Nederlander for New York production.  Visit web site:  http://margherita.aegallo.com
CAST
Margherita Sarfatti            Tarpley Long
Benito Mussolini              Steven Rosenthal
James Bullock            Tim Wolf
Major Karl Klemmer         David Weaver
Radio Announcer             Shirl Weaver
Sound Design and Narrator        Beatrix Whitehall
And
A PREMIERE:  MUSICAL EXCERPTS FROM
THE FOLK OPERA LINCOLN AND GOD

By ANTHONY E. GALLO and JOHN WARD
This folk opera examines the complex relationship between the Nation’s sixteenth President and his God during the Civil War.  Hear songs from Love Is Eternal to This is America.   Visit web site:     http://aegallo.com/lincop.html
CAST
Reverend Phineas  Gurley          Tim Wolf
Abraham Lincoln            David Weaver
Benjamin Helm            B. Whitehall 
Mary Lincoln               Shirl Weaver
Sculptor Jones            B. Whitheall

Questions:   Anthony E. Gallo   (202) 544-6973 agallo2368@verizon.net  No Charge Free Shuttle From GW Metro Stop Or Park At The Kennedy Center