A World Premiere Musical Launches in Los Angeles
“TOP TEN” – Stage Raw “Truly snaps. Strong cast in a well-paced and tuneful production” - LA Times
Having a dream is like running with scissors. Harley, a singer-songwriter whose wife is expecting their first child, has decided to hang up his dream before it destroys his family. On his way to pawn his guitar, he stumbles across the bar where his musical hero, Floyd Whitaker, died. Upon entering, he finds an inhospitable bartender and a single, surly, customer who’s strumming the blues on an old guitar. How could he resist an adventure like this?
“Truly wonderful, moving, funny...excellent and beautifully performed music. Salvage is much, much more than a musical…the music bares the souls of the characters, giving us insight far deeper than dialogue ever could. Do yourselves a huge favor and see this show” - NoHo Arts District
Book by Tim Alderson. Music and Lyrics by Mark Heard, Pat Terry, Randy VanWarmer, Tim Alderson. Directed by Damian D. Lewis, the cast includes David Atkinson,* Christopher Fordinal* as Harley, Nina Herzog as Destiny, and Leonard Earl Howze* as Johnson
The cast includes David Atkinson* (Bright Star - First Nat’l Tour, Billy Elliot - La Mirada, The Trails - NYMF world premiere, TV/Film: American Horror Story, Snowfall, Scandal, “The Devil All the Time,” “All I Wish,” “American Made,” and “Hillbilly Elegy” directed by Ron Howard) as Preacher; Christopher Fordinal* (Guy in Once - The Oregon Cabaret Theatre, Elvis in Million Dollar Quartet, Buddy Holly In Concert - Flat Rock Playhouse, The Citadel - CAN, A Little Princess with Andrew Lippa - Final Workshop) as Harley, Nina Herzog (singer - National Symphony Orchestra, collaborated with Grammy Award-winner Patrick Williams, Prudie in Pump Boys & Dinettes, - Nellie in South Pacific, title role in “The Swan Princess”) as Destiny;Leonard Earl Howze* (Bono in August Wilson’s Fences, TV/Film: CBS Kevin Can Wait; series regular TNT's Memphis Beat, guest star Shameless, Netflix The True Memoirs of an International Assassin, Live Cargo, “Antwone Fisher,” “The Ringer,” “The Lone Ranger” and “Faults”) as Johnson.
Creative Team: Joel Daavid (Scenic Design), Matt Richter (Lighting Design), Christopher Moscatiello (Sound Design), Wendell C. Carmichael (Costume Design), Jenine MacDonald (Props Design), Stephan Terry (Music Director), Michael Donovan (Casting Director), Laurien Allmon (Stage Manager)
“A must-see. Amazing songs...riveting performances” - Stage & Cinema
SALVAGE runs at 8pm on Friday and Saturdays, 3pm on Sundays through January 19, 2020 (No performances December 27 – 29). The Lounge Theatre is located at 6201 Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90038, with ample street parking. Tickets are $35. Reservations: 323-960-7712 or online www.Onstage411.com/Salvage