Development History

August 16-25th, 2017 – Demo Recording Session in NYC

June 4th, 2017 – Table Reading in NYC

May 7th, 2017 – Table Reading in NYC

January 23rd, 2017 – Staged Reading, Theatre Resources Unlimited in NYC

  • Directed by New York Theater Barn Artistic Director Joe Barros (Gigi)
  • Cast included actors from the Broadway productions of The Scarlet Pimpernel, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Passion, Marilyn, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

July 31st, 2016 – Table Reading in NYC

November 23rd, 2015 – Staged Reading, Musical Theatre Factory in NYC

  • Directed by Broadway Producer/Director Kimberly Loren Eaton (Fun Home, The Velocity of Autumn, The Forgetting Curve)
  • Cast included actors from the Broadway productions of Fun Home, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Rock of Ages, Annie, Three Penny Opera, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Spamalot, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

September 27th, 2015 – Table Reading in NYC

September 10-18th, 2015 – Demo Recording Session in NYC

July 20th, 2015 – Table Reading in NYC

June 2nd, 2015 – Table Reading in NYC

May 26th - June 5th 2015 – Demo Recording Session in NYC

July 28th, 2014 – Table Reading, Alpine Theatre Project in Whitefish, MT


Acknowledgements

I am eternally grateful for the many people who have helped Question 1’s previous and continued development process including:

Theater Resources Unlimited Reading

Bob Ost, Patrick Blake, Frank Zuback, St. Luke's Theatre, Jesse B. Langston, Yoni Vendriger, Joe Barros, Eugene Gwozdz, Alison Lea Bender, George Dvorsky, Sarah Godwin, Em Grosland, Georgia Kate Haege, Kyle Javon, Michael Kushner, Scott McCreary, Anthony Simone, Noah Silva, Greg Landes, Jose Quinteros, Carly J. Bauer, Melissa Nally

 

Musical Theatre Factory Reading

Shakina Nayfack, Doug Murphy, Jesse B. Langston, Bruce Jay, Kimberly Loren Eaton, Joey Chancey, Robert Felstein, Kristine Bendul, Missy Dowse, Tony LePage, Gavin Lodge, Susan O’Dea, Rachel Peterson, Brian Charles Rooney, Matthew Schatz, Jim Stanek, Dawn Trautman, Dwayne Washington, Carly J. Bauer, Greg Landes

 

Table Readings

6/4/2017
Jesse B. Langston, Natalie Braha, Marquis Johnson, Max King, Courtney Kofoed, Kelly Plescia, Rick Roemer, Jon Rose, Caleb White

5/7/2017
Jesse B. Langston, Matt Falber, Jayson Kerr, Meg Loughran, Ben Moss, Jonathan Moussett, Marissa O'Donnell, Emily Olcott, Blake Zolfo, Joe Barros, Carly J. Bauer, Robert Lazo

7/31/2016
Jesse B. Langston, Nellie Beavers, Lauren Brickman, Christopher Cassarino, Benjamin Farha, Rebecca Kostell, Scott McCreary, Max Meyers, Caleb Miller White, Carly J. Bauer

9/27/2015
Jesse B. Langston, Kate Berman, Tony Clements, Nate Janis, Meg Loughran, Chandler Reeves, Elliot Rosen, Jim Stanek, Josh Tolle, Kimberly Loren Eaton

7/20/2015
Jesse B. Langston, Nellie Beavers, Amanda Blair, Kevin Chavez, Zack Crocker, Sarah Godwin, Scott Montgomery, Elliot Rosen, Kenny Smoak

6/2/2015
Jesse B. Langston, Caleb Hoyer, Justin Eaton, Sarah Godwin, Ryan Hartman, Cory Jeacoma, Sam LaFrage, Scott Montgomery, Susan O’Dea, Marissa O’Donnell, Jim Stanek, Aaron Vega, Khrys Williams

7/28/2014
Allison O’Briant, Betsi Morrison, Luke Walrath, Sharon Morrison, Sam Benkelman, Marjika Devivier, Jon Jacobs, Eric Krop, Susan O’Dea, Billy Thompson, Aaron Vega

 

Demo Recordings

Fall 2015
Jesse B. Langston, Nellie Beavers, Tony Clements, Sarah Godwin, Ryan Hartman, Cory Jeacoma, Meg Loughran, Scott Montgomery, Jim Stanek

Spring 2015
Jesse B. Langston, Khrys Williams, Sarah Godwin, Ryan Hartman, Sam LaFrage,  Scott Montgomery, Susan O’Dea, Marissa O’Donnell

 

Family, Friends, and Mentors

My mom, dad, Amanda, Randy, Shane, Jesse B. Langston, Riley Toliver, Jose Quinteros, Ryan Hartman, Justin Eaton, Kevin Chavez, Nellie Beavers, Sarah Godwin, Brian Price, Billy Thompson, Allison O’Briant, Sharon Morrison, Greg Grosh, Bruce Jay, Jason Taylor, Gio Washington-Wright, Debbie Brooks, Jim McNeely, Dr. Ed Green, Eugene Gwozdz, Howard Joines, Antoine Silverman, John Clancy, Jeanine Tesori, Lisa Kron, Kimberly Loren Eaton, Alan Swanke, Carly J. Bauer, Zak Sandler, Sam Strum, Joe Barros, and the numerous others who have helped get me and my project to where we are today.

 

With the deepest of gratitude,
Chris Reza
Question 1 – Book, Music, & Lyrics