John participated in an industry reading of a new musical of Thanks! A Musical Feast in Two Helpings on March 4th, directed by Stafford Arima.
The cast included included Broadway veterans Megan Lewis, Ann Harada, Tony Nominee Phillip Boykin, Robert Creighton, Jennifer Perry, Josh Lamon, Michael Mastro; as well as James T. Lane, Kenita Miller, Elizabeth Judd, Michael Tacconi, James Judy, Nancie S. Byrne, Kiet Tai Cao, Ginna LeVine and Brock Yuric.
Thanks! has music by Gary Adler (Altar Boyz), lyrics by Phoebe Kreutz (Awesomer & Awesomer) and a book by Regina DeCicco ("Ladies of Laughter") and Lindsey Turner (Beowulf). The musical director for the reading is Paul Masse.
Thanks! is described as:
"A musical comedy about the journey to the first Thanksgiving. Some will travel across the sea and some will only take a few steps. But together, everyone discovers that whether you're building a wigwam or a family, you have to use what you've got."
See the Playbill article HERE.